Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls.
Quote by Francois Rabelais
Francois Rabelais Quotes
To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
There are more old drunkards than old physicians.
The remedy for thirst? It is the opposite of the one for a dog bite:...
From the gut comes the strut, and where hunger reigns, strength abstains.
Remove idleness from the world and soon the arts of Cupid would perish.
How shall I be able to rule over others, that have not full power and...
If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass.
Everything comes in time to those who can wait.
When undertaking marriage, everyone must be the judge of his own thoughts, and take counsel...
Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue.
Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
A bellyful is a bellyful.
The right moment wears a full head of hair: when it has been missed, you...
When I drink, I think; and when I think, I drink.
Science without conscience is the death of the soul.
The Devil was sick - the Devil a monk would be, The Devil was well...
We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us.
No clock is more regular than the belly.
I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not done...
For he who can wait, everything comes in time.