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.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Contributed by: Zaady
Often the cockloft is empty in those whom Nature hath built many stories high.
Source: Andronicus. Sect. vi. Par. 18, 1.
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.
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