'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship. Thomas Fuller, M.D.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Gnomologia, 1732
Contributed by: Zaady
Associate with men of judgment, for judgment is found in conversation, and we make another man's judgment ours by frequenting his company.
One that will not plead that cause wherein his tongue must be confuted by his conscience.
Source: The Good Advocate.
The number of malefactors authorizes not the crime.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
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.
Measure not men by Sundays, without regarding what they do all the week after.
Source: Good Thoughts in Bad Times
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