The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes?
What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally happens.
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.
Anger is seldom without argument but seldom with a good one.
An angry person opens his mouth and shuts up his eyes.