A proverb is much matter decocted into a few words.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: The History of the Worthies of England
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
He is rich that is satisfied.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery: but depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.
Source: The Holy and Profane State, 1642. The True Church Antiquary
A slip of the foot may be soon recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.
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
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