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The darkest hour is nearest the dawn.
The darkest place is under the candlestick.
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation;the two keep in their downward tendency.
The devil knows many things because he is old.
The devil sometimes speaks the truth.
The die is cast.
The early bird catches the worm.
The empty vessels make the greatest sound.
The end justifies the means.
The end makes all equal.
The essence of language is human activity. ( O. Jesperson )
The eye is bigger than the belly.
The failures and reverses which await men-and one after another sadden the brow of youth - add a dignity to the prospect of human life
which no Arcadian success would do.
The farthest way about is the nearest way home.
The finest diamond must be cut.
The fire is the test of gold
adversity of strong man.
The first step is the only difficulty.
The first wealth is health.
The fox knew too much
that’s how he lost his tail.
The fox preys farthest from home.
The frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean.
The golden age is before us
not behind us.
The good seaman is known in bad weather.
The grass is greener on the other side.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that overlasts it.(W. James)
The greater the man, the more restrained his anger.
The greatest talkers are always least doers.
The higher up
the greater the fall.
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully 19 have been kindness, beauty and truth.
The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it. (Goethe)
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.