Good is not good where better is expected
Quote by Thomas Fuller
A good garden may have some weeds.
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
Old foxes want no tutors.
In fair Weather prepare for foul.
The more wit the less courage.
We have all forgot more than we remember
Abused patience turns to fury.
The pyramids themselves, doting with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.
Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.
Birth is the beginning of death
Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness
Business is the salt of life
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm
Bad excuses are worse than none
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
'Tis better to suffer wrong than do it.
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
When people say there is too much violence in [my books], what they are saying...
My books are the books that I am, the confused man, the negligent man, the...