God, give me a rich husband though he be an ass
Quote by Thomas Fuller
Better lose a jest than a friend
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night.
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings
He lives long that lives well, and time misspent is not lived, but lost.
The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
He that hopes no good fears no ill.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for...
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.
A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.
Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.