Their heads sometimes so little that there is no room for wit; sometimes so long that there is no wit for so much room.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Of Natural Fools.
Contributed by: Zaady
He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
Lavishness is not generosity.
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
Source: Of Books.
He that will not be merciful to his beast is a beast himself.
He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it.
Source: Life of the Duke of Alva.
A man is not good or bad for one action.
If an ass goes traveling he will not come home a horse.
The Pyramids themselves, doting with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.
Source: Of Tombs.
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