Your eyes are so sharpe that you cannot onely looke through a Milstone, but cleane through the minde.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Source: Euphues and his England, page 289.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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