Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Of Building
Contributed by: Zaady
He lives long that lives well, and time misspent is not lived, but lost.
Measure not men by Sundays, without regarding what they do all the week after.
Source: Good Thoughts in Bad Times
We have all forgot more than we remember.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.
It is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
A proverb is much matter decocted into a few words.
Source: The History of the Worthies of England
You cannot repent too soon, because you do not know how soon it may be too late.
Source: Worthies of England,
All rivers do what they can for the sea.
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