1. 10

    Meat makes, and clothes shapes, but manners makes a man.

    33
  2. 9

    Carelessness is worse than a thieve.

    44
  3. 8

    We'll never know the worth of water till the well go dry.

    56
  4. 7

    Better bend than break.

    58
  5. 6

    They speak of my drinking but never think of my thirst

    59
  6. 5

    There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.

    105
  7. 4

    Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.

    128
  8. 3

    Were it not for hope the heart would break.

    146
  9. 2

    False friends are worse than bitter enemies.

    184
  10. 1

    Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.

    276
  11. Last Update: 26 October 2020

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