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
He knows little who will tell his wife all he knows.
Source: The Good Husband.
They that marry ancient people, merely in expectation to bury them, hang themselves in hope that one will come and cut the halter.
Source: Of Marriage.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
No cross, no crown.
Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.
Source: The Holy State and the Profane State (1642), Bk.III, Of Anger
A danger foreseen is half avoided.
A book that is shut is but a block.
He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion.
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