Loquacity and lying are cousins
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He who wants to warm himself in old age must build a fireplace in his...
An old man loved is a winter with flowers
Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either
Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
To live long, eat like a cat, drink like a dog.
To change and to change for the better are two different things.
Work makes free
One does evil enough when one does nothing good
Who receives, should thank; who gives, should be silent.
Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor
Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through...
Ambition and fleas both jump high
It's not healthy to swallow books without chewing.
Too much luck is bad luck
Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well
He who borrows sells his freedom.
A teacher is better than two books.
I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without...
Vereker's secret, my dear man - the general intention of his books: the string the...
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which...