He laughs best who laughs last.
Follow your own course, and let people talk.
What is learned in the cradle lasts till the grave.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth.
If you trust before you try, you may repent before you die.
Adversity successfully overcome is the highest glory.
Reputation is often got without merit and lost without fault.
Your father's honour is to you but a second-hand honour.
Never trust another what you should do yourself.
It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody.
Eat a peck of salt with a man before you trust him.