The measure of life is not length, but honesty.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Contributed by: Zaady
Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.
Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold.
As lyke as one pease is to another.
Source: Euphues, 1579, Page 215.
Beauty - a deceitful bait with a deadly hook.
It is a blind goose that cometh to the fox's sermon.
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