God, give me a rich husband though he be an ass
Quote by Thomas Fuller
There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings
That trial is not fair where affection is judge
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally...
All things are difficult before they were easy
He who gives his heart will not deny his money.
Praise makes good men better and bad men worse
No man is the worse for knowing the worst of himself.
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain...
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
We have all forgot more than we remember.
Poetry is music in words; and music is poetry in sound: both excellent sauce, but...
Birth is the beginning of death
He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.
What a Day may bring a Day may take away.
A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let...
Most of us have the good or bad fortune of seeing our lives fall apart...
It's the good girls who keep the diaries; the bad girls never have the time.
The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent...