Well done is better than well said.
Little boats should keep near shore
If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating wealth. Poor man, said I, you pay too much for your whistle.
If it were not for the Belly, the Back might wear Gold.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.