Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If at first you do succeed, try something harder.
Trade knows neither friends nor kindred.
A true friend laughs at your stories even when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your troubles even when they're not so bad.
Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot.
It is prosperity that gives us friends, adversity that proves them.
It is often the last key on the ring which opens the door.
Speak well of your friend, of your enemy say nothing.
God save me from my friends - I can protect myself from my enemies.
Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.
When you reach the top, keep climbing.
All Good things come to those who wait.