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.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Life of Monica.
Contributed by: Zaady
Fame sometimes hath created something of nothing.
The first faults are theirs that commit them; The second theirs that permit them.
The lion is not so fierce as painted.
Source: Of Preferment.
It is best to live as friends with those in time with whom we would be to all eternity.
There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
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.
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise
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