The pyramids themselves, doting with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.
Quote by Thomas Fuller
God makes, and apparel shapes: but it's money that finishes the man.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while...
Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
Birth is the beginning of death
It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them
What a day may bring, a day may take away
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for...
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.
Security is the mother of danger and the grandmother of destruction.
If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
Praise makes good men better and bad men worse
Bad excuses are worse than none.
Plain dealing is a jewel, but they that wear it are out of fashion
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water...
While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that...