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
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.
Drawing near her death, she sent most pious thoughts as harbingers to heaven; and her soul saw a glimpse of happiness through the chinks of her sickness-broken body.
Source: Life of Monica.
Fame sometimes hath created something of nothing.
The first faults are theirs that commit them; The second theirs that permit them.
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