A slip of the foot may be soon recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Contributed by: Zaady
Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Source: Of Building
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
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