Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
Quote by George Herbert
George Herbert Quotes
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
You must lose a fly to catch a trout
Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and...
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within...
Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
The fineness which a hymn or psalm affords If when the soul unto the lines...
Love, and a cough, cannot be hid.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
The eyes have one language everywhere.
The best mirror is an old friend.
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie
Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
Good words are worth much, and cost little.
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no...
Spend not on hopes.
Better never begin than never make an end.