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
Somewhere, someone is going to open this can of meat. Who knows where, but it's going to be where it's needed the most.
We seek pitifully to convey to others the treasures of our heart, but they have not the power to accept them, and so we go lonely, side by side but not together, unable to know our fellows and unknown by them
William Somerset Maugham
(January 25, 1874 - December 16, 1965)
We've always had obstacles to overcome. But we're a family and we stick together.