Spanish Proverb in Wikipedia
Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we get
Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best
Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.
A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody
Even the best writer has to erase
I was totally shocked that this referendum lost. The more people I talked to, the more I thought it would pass.
The belief that becomes truth for me - is that which allows me the best use of my strength, the best means of putting my virtues into action
(November 22, 1869 - February 19, 1951)
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.