One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Contributed by: Midnights Muse
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.
Contributed by: Louëlla
Woe be to him who reads but one book.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Contributed by: Zaady
Pursue not a victory too far. He hath conquered well that hath made his enemy fly; thou mayest beat him to a desperate resistance, which may ruin thee.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Love and a cough cannot be hid.
Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.
Marry your son when you will: your daughter when you can.
My house, my house, though thou art small, thou art to me the Escurial.
For want of a nail, the shoe is lost; for want of a shoe the horse is lost; and for want of a horse the rider is lost.
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