He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Contributed by: Zaady
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,
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 great man will not trample upon a worm, nor sneak to an emperor.
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise
Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the haven.
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