A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
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.
A slip of the foot may be soon recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.
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