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AristotleAny one can get angry — that is easy — or give or spend money; but to do this to the right person, to the right extent, at the right time, with the right motive, and in the right way, that is not for every one, nor is it easy.

—  Aristotle, 384-322 BC, Ancient Greek philosopher

Benjamin FranklinBeware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.

—  Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790, American politician & writer

Benjamin FranklinIf you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.

—  Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790, American politician & writer

John KennedyThe time to repair the roof is when the sun is shinning.

—  John Kennedy, 1917-1963, American President [1961-1963]

Jules RenardPrudence is a euphemism for fear.

—  Jules Renard, 1864-1910, French writer


Ancient Greek

CleobulusModeration is best.

Μέτρον άριστον.

—  Cleobulus, 6th cent. BC, Ancient Greek Poet, one of the 7 sages

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Proverbs

International proverbPeople who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

—  International proverb

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Chinese proverbDig the well before you are thirsty.

—  Chinese proverb

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French proverbDon't put a finger between the tree and the bark.

—  French proverb

English proverbAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

—  English proverb










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