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
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.
All is well with him who is beloved of his neighbors.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Trust not one night's ice.
Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrell to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.
The worst speak something good; if all want sense, God takes a text, and preacheth Patience.
Source: The Temple, The Church Porch
Well may he smell fire, whose gown burns.
But who does hawk at eagles with a dove?
Source: The Temple, The Sacrifice
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