In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
Quote by George Herbert
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most,...
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
Time is the rider that breaks youth.
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
You must lose a fly to catch a trout
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he...
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
Spend not on hopes.
The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
He hath no leisure who useth it not.
Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
The resolved mind hath no cares.
Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and...
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40,...