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'Tis not every question that deserves an answer.   Life
A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.   Life
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.   Life
A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!   Life
A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.   Life
A good friend is my nearest relation.   Life
A good garden may have some weeds.   Life
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.   Life
A man is not good or bad for one action.   Life
A small demerit extinguishes a long service.   Life
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.   Life
Abused patience turns to fury.   Life
Act nothing in a furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm.   Life
All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.   Life
All things are difficult before they are easy.   Life
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this...   Life
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with...   Life
Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.   Life
Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.   Life
Bad excuses are worse than none.   Life
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.   Life
Better a tooth out than always aching.   Life
Better be alone than in bad company.   Life
Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.   Life
Better one's House be too little one day than too big all the Year aft...   Life
Care and diligence bring luck.   Life
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.   Life
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.   Life
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.   Life
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.   Life
Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some f...   Life
Despair gives courage to a coward.   Life
Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.   Life
Eaten bread is forgotten.   Life
Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest.   Life
Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that t...   Life
First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily...   Life
Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em ...   Life
Great hopes make great men.   Life
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbl...   Life
He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.   Life
He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.   Life
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.   Life
He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.   Life
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pas...   Forgiveness
He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.   Life
He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none.   Life
He that hopes no good fears no ill.   Life
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.   Life
If the wicked flourish, and thou suffer, be not discouraged; they are ...   Life
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.   Life
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.   Life
In fair Weather prepare for foul.   Life
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.   Life
It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.   Life
Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but ...   Life
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lo...   Life
Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in th...   Life
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest deg...   Life
Light (God's eldest daughter) is a principal beauty in building.   Life
Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.   Life
Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of ...   Life
Memory is like a purse, if it be over-full that it cannot shut, all wi...   Life
Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.   Life
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.   Life
No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till h...   Life
Nothing is easy to the unwilling.   Life
Old foxes want no tutors.   Life
One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.   Life
One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.   Life
Poor men's reasons are not heard.   Life
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.   Life
Pride will spit in pride's face.   Life
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will ce...   Life
Scalded cats fear even cold water.   Life
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.   Life
Suspect all extraneous and groundless civilities.   Life
The fool wanders, a wise man travels.   Life
The more wit the less courage.   Life
The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.   Life
There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds...   Life
They that buy an office must sell something.   Life
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, ...   Life
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best bin...   Life
Today is yesterday's pupil.   Life
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse   Life
Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what ...   Life
Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.   Life
We have all forgot more than we remember.   Life
We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity.   Life
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.   Life
With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil him...   Life
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.   Life