From mistakes of others a wise man correcteth his own.
Publilius Syrus (fl. 1st Cent. BC -)
Contributed by: Zaady
While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
Other people's things are more pleasing to us, and ours to other people. -Aliena nobis, nostra plus aliis placent
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger. -Furor fit læsa sæpius patientia
Source: Maxim 289.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
In quarreling, the truth is always lost.
Unless degree is preserved, the first place is safe for no one.
Source: Maxim 1042.
He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
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