And what's a life? - a weary pilgrimage, Whose glory in one day doth fill the stage With childhood, manhood, and decrepit age.
Quote by Francis Quarles
The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.
It is the lot of man but once to die.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the...
My mind's my kingdom.
Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the...
The road to perseverance lies by doubt.
No cross no crown.
The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.
Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and...
Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the...
Our God and soldiers we alike adore ev'n at the brink of danger; not before:...
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
My soul, sit thou a patient looker-on; Judge not the play before the play is...
Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise
The world's a book, writ by the eternal art - Of the great author printed...
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall...
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester
Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart,...
Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.