"Be not hasty to judge. An ugly duckling just might be a beautiful swan."
"Never wrestle with a pig. You will both get filthy, and the pig loves it."
You can't bed with a skunk and wake up smelling like a rose.
“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” -- copied
“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” -- copied