Proverbs bear age, and he who would do well may view himself in them as in a looking glass.
Quote by Italian Proverb
Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
When the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box
Hope is the last thing ever lost
One is never too old to yearn
A full stomach praises Lent.
Lent, which seems so long, is short at other men's tables.
A sin concealed is half-pardoned
He hauls at a long rope who expects another's death.
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same...
He saith little that loveth much
Bed is the poor man's opera
The teacher is like the candle, which lights others in consuming itself
Six feet of earth make us all equal
Count your nights by stars, not shadows; count your life with smiles, not tears.
He dances well to whom fortune pipes
Teeth placed before the tongue give good advice.
Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.
Years and sins are always more than owned
The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own -even...
Sin is sweet in the beginning, but bitter in the end.
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what...