Bad excuses are worse than none
Quote by Thomas Fuller
If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse.
Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.
He lives long that lives well, and time misspent is not lived, but lost.
Abused patience turns to fury.
Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
Pride had rather out of the way than go behind
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with
Nothing is easy to the unwilling.
It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
A man is not good or bad for one action.
One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest
With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
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