Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy
Quote by George Herbert
Punishment is lame, but it comes
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he...
The fineness which a hymn or psalm affords If when the soul unto the lines...
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
A tyrant is most tyrant to himself
The resolved mind hath no cares.
It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
Love, and a cough, cannot be hid.
Hell is full of good meanings and wishings
The offender never pardons.
In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most,...
A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters.
There would be no great ones if there were no little ones
If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
Spend not on hopes.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40,...