After three days, fish and guests stink.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Your eyes are so sharpe that you cannot onely looke through a Milstone, but cleane through the minde.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 289.
There can no great smoke arise, but there must be some fire.
Source: Euphues and his Euphbus, page 153.
Where the streame runneth smoothest, the water is deepest.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 287.
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.
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