Learning hath gained most by those books by which printers have lost.
Quote by Thomas Fuller
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
Better lose a jest than a friend
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for...
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.
He that travels much knows much.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm
Poor men's reasons are not heard.
Poetry is music in words; and music is poetry in sound: both excellent sauce, but...
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge...
A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.