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.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
Honest men fear neither the light nor the dark.
Those who are surly and imperious to their inferiors are generally humble, flattering and cringing to their superiors.
Of Edward Grindall: Worldly wealth he cared not for, desiring only to make both ends meet.
Source: Worthies of England
What a day may bring, a day may take away.
A good garden may have some weeds.
Source: Mark and Barbara Hall Collection.
Believe and live according to belief.
A great man will not trample upon a worm, nor sneak to an emperor.
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