She commandeth her husband, in any equal matter, by constant obeying him.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Holy and Profane State. The Good Wife.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Search others for their virtues, and thyself for thy vices.
It is a silly game where nobody wins.
A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat them, the better they be.
They that worship God merely from fear, Would worship the devil too, if he appear.
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship. Thomas Fuller, M.D.
Source: Gnomologia, 1732
All rivers do what they can for the sea.
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