If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
Quote by George Herbert
George Herbert Quotes
Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and...
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
If any speak ill of thee, fly home to thy own conscience and examine thy...
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no...
Good words are worth much, and cost little.
Punishment is lame, but it comes
Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
Living well is the best revenge.
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
You must lose a fly to catch a trout
In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
He hath no leisure who useth it not.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40,...
You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he...
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried...
Gentlemen, be courteous to the old maids, no matter how poor and plain and prim,...
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.