A crooked log makes a straight fire.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
The best smell is bread; the best savor, salt; the best love, that of children.
He that knows nothing doubts nothing.
Storms make oaks take deeper root.
He that is not handsome at twenty, nor strong at thirty, nor rich at forty, nor wise at fifty, will never be handsome, strong, rich, or wise.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Who aimeth at the sky Shoots higher much than he that means a tree.
When you are an anvil, hold you still; when you are a hammer, strike your fill.
His bark is worse than his bite.
Be not too presumptuously sure in any business; for things of this world depend on such a train of unseen chances that if it were in man's hands to set the tables, still he would not be certain to win the game.
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