Where the streame runneth smoothest, the water is deepest.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Source: Euphues and his England, page 287.
Contributed by: Zaady
Instruments sound sweetest when they are touched softest.
Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish.
Be valyaunt, but not too venturous. Let thy attyre bee comely, but not costly.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), page 39.
It is a world to see.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 116.
After three days, fish and guests stink.
I thank you for nothing, because I understand nothing.
Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.
Source: Euphues, 1579, Page 81.
The soft droppes of rain perce the hard marble.
A Rose is sweeter in the budde than full blowne.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 314.
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