A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves
Quote by German Proverb
A good book praises itself
Who receives, should thank; who gives, should be silent.
He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy
There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so
Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor
Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well
The cats that drive the mice away are as good as they that catch them
Too much luck is bad luck
One does evil enough when one does nothing good
Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
After Christmas comes Lent.
Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double
Ambition and fleas both jump high
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse
A teacher is better than two books.
The devil is in the details
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly; devils fall because of their gravity.
You're afraid, like I make my deals with the devil.
O miserable man, what a deformed monster has sin made you! God made you little...
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from...