He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
Quote by Thomas Fuller
Birth is the beginning of death
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
A good conscience is the best divinity
Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge...
There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between...
Pride had rather out of the way than go behind
One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the...
Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...
Close friends love you for who you are, not what they want you to be.