'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
Quote by Thomas Fuller
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy
Security is the mother of danger and the grandmother of destruction.
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.
A book that is shut is but a block.
Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.
My son is my son till he have got him a wife, But my daughter's...
Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
A good horse should be seldom spurred.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.