Persistence can grind an iron beam down into a needle.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
The Gods cannot help those who do not seize opportunities
What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away.
If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.
Temptation wrings integrity even as the thumbscrew twists a man's fingers
The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.