Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie; A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Source: The Temple, The Church Porch
Contributed by: Zaady
An ill deed cannot bring honor.
Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in any thing To do it as for Thee.
Source: The Temple, The Elixir
The eyes have one language everywhere.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame When once it is within thee.
Source: The Temple. The Church Porch
When a dog is drowning, everyone offers him a drink.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
The eye is bigger than the belly.
Enrich my heart, mouth, hands in me, With faith, with hope, with charity, That I may run, rise, rest with Thee.
Source: The Temple, Trinity Sunday
A crooked log makes a straight fire.
By no means run in debt: take thine own measure. Who cannot live on twenty pound a year, Cannot on forty.
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