There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation.
Quote by Francois Rabelais
Debts and lies are generally mixed together
The farce is finished. I go to seek a vast perhaps.
Nature abhors a vacuum.
Time, which wears down and diminishes all things, augments and increases good deeds, because a...
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence...
To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
The remedy for thirst? It is the opposite of the one for a dog bite:...
Science without conscience is the death of the soul.
Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue.
From the gut comes the strut, and where hunger reigns, strength abstains.
No clock is more regular than the belly.
I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not done...
We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us.
A bellyful is a bellyful.
There are more old drunkards than old physicians.
When undertaking marriage, everyone must be the judge of his own thoughts, and take counsel...
Looking as like - as one pea does like another
But the Lord said to Samuel, Do not consider his appearance or his height, for...
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself