John Heywood

1497? - 1580

A Quote by John Heywood

The wrong sow by th' eare.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. ix. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood

There is no fire without some smoke.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. v. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood

This hitteth the naile on the hed.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood on wonder

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This wonder (as wonders last) lasted nine daies.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. i. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood

The fat is in the fire.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part i. Chap. iii. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood on men

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The greatest Clerkes be not the wisest men.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. v. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood on horses

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The grey mare is the better horse.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. iv. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood on happiness and wealth

The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, As sages in all times assert; The happy man 's without a shirt.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Be Merry Friends. 1598

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A Quote by John Heywood

The moe the merrier.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. vii. 1546

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A Quote by John Heywood

The moone is made of a greene cheese.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. vii. 1546

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