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.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Life of the Duke of Alva.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend until he is unhappy.
If you have one true Friend, you have more than your Share comes to.
Nothing costs so much as what is given us.
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief.
Their heads sometimes so little that there is no room for wit; sometimes so long that there is no wit for so much room.
Source: Of Natural Fools.
He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.
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