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.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
Every mile is two in winter.
The house shows the owner.
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