To favour the ill, is to injure the good. [ Proverb ]
Calumny and conjecture may injure innocence itself. [ Proverb ]
Some injure all they fear, and hate all they injure. [ Proverb ]
The Alphabet Of Success
Attend carefully to details.
Be prompt in all things.
Consider well, then decide positively.
Dare to do right, fear to do wrong.
Endure trials patiently.
Fight life's battles bravely.
Go not into the society of the vicious.
Hold your integrity sacred.
Injure not another's reputation.
Join hands only with the virtuous.
Keep your mind free from evil thoughts.
Lie not for any consideration.
Make few special acquaintances.
Never try to appear what you are not.
Observe good manners.
Pay your debts promptly.
Question not the verity of a friend.
Respect the desires of your parents.
Sacrifice money rather than principle.
Touch not, taste not, handle not intoxicating drinks.
Use your leisure for improvement.
Venture not upon the threshold of wrong.
Watch carefully over your passions.
Xtend to everyone a kindly greeting.
Yield not to discouragement.
Zealously labor for the right, and success is certain. [ Ladies Home Journal ]
No time is too short for the wicked to injure their neighbors. [ Seneca ]
He that would have a bad night may injure his conscience that day. [ Proverb ]
In friendship, we see only the faults which may injure our friends. [ Du Coeur ]
A readiness to resent injuries is a virtue only in those who are slow to injure. [ Sheridan ]
No one is allowed to do on his own premises what may injure those of a neighbour. [ Law ]
Superstition is the poesy of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be superstitious. [ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ]
Whosoever formeth an intimacy with the enemies of his friends, does so to injure the latter.
O wise man! wash your hands of that friend who associates with your enemies. [ Saadi ]
Women should be careful of their conduct, for appearances sometimes injure them as much as faults. [ Abbi Girard ]
Whatever things injure your eye you are anxious to remove; but things which affect your mind you defer. [ Horace ]
Women should be doubly careful of their conduct, since appearances often injure them as much as real faults. [ Abbe Girard ]
Those who injure one party to benefit another are quite as unjust as if they converted the property of others to their own benefit. [ Cicero ]
He that claims, either in himself or for another, the honours of perfection will surely injure the reputation which he designs to assist. [ Johnson ]
We must prune it with care, so as only to remove the redundant branches, and not injure the stem, which has its root in the generous sensitiveness to shame. [ Plutarch ]
I have somewhere seen it observed that we should make the same use of a book that the bee does of a flower: she steals sweets from it, but does not injure it. [ Colton ]
We should make the same use of a book that the bee does of a flower; she steals sweets from it, but does not injure it; and those sweets she herself improves and concocts into honey. [ C. C. Cotton ]
Men commonly injure one another without cause, and simply to do something: as an idle promenader in a garden, breaks the young branches, and strips off the leaves of the most beautiful flowers. [ E. Souvestre ]
He that is ambitious for his son, should give him untried names, For those have served other men, haply may injure by their evils; Or otherwise may hinder by their glories; therefore set him by himself. To win for his individual name some clear praise. [ Tupper ]
We have no permanent habits until we are forty. Then they begin to harden, presently they petrify, then business begins. Since forty I have been regular about going to bed and getting up - and that is one of the main things. I have made it a rule to go to bed when there wasn't anybody left to sit up with; and I have made it a rule to get up when I had to. This has resulted in an unswerving regularity of irregularity. It has saved me sound, but it would injure another person. [ Mark Twain, Seventieth Birthday speech ]