The eyes have one language everywhere.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Contributed by: Zaady
The book of books, the storehouse and magazine of life and comfort, the holy Scriptures.
Source: A Priest to the Temple, ch. 4.
Grasp not at much, for fear thou losest all.
Source: The Temple, The Size
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven, for everyone has need to be forgiven.
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.
Source: The Temple. The Church Porch
Deceive not thy physician, confesasor, nor lawyer.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Many things are lost for want of asking.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame When once it is within thee.
When a dog is drowning, everyone offers him a drink.
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