To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.
The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
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Ill Customs & bad Advice are seldom forgotten.
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow
Search others for their virtues, thy self for thy vices
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed
Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning
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