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.
He that sips of many arts, drinks of none.
Good is not good where better is expected.
She commandeth her husband, in any equal matter, by constant obeying him.
Source: Holy and Profane State. The Good Wife.
To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.
Source: The Virtuous Lady.
Today is yesterday's pupil.
A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.
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