Be useful where thou livest.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Source: The Temple. The Church Porch
Contributed by: Zaady
A verse may find him who a sermon flies.
War is death's feast.
Source: Outlandish Proverbs
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Every mile is two in winter.
The house shows the owner.
He that lies with the dogs, riseth with fleas.
The wearer knows where the shoe wrings.
Source: Jacula Prudentum, 1640
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
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