If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear.
What is a butterfly? At best He's but a caterpiller drest.The gaudy Fop's his picture just.
Proclaim not all though knowest, or all though owest.
Let thy maid servant be faithful, strong, and homely.
A flatterer never seems absurd: The flatter'd always takes his word.
A little House well fill'd, a little Field well till'd, and a little Wife well will'd, are great Riches.
A greater Quantity of some things may be eaten than of others, some being of lighter Digestion than others.
An ounce of wit that is bought, Is worth a pound that is taught.
The exact Quantity and Quality being found out, is to be kept to constantly.
I have sometimes almost wished it had been my destiny to be born two or three centuries hence.
Why ruin a young girl's life when you can make an older women So very happy!
Never spare the parson's wine nor the baker's pudding.
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
Nor eye in a letter, nor hand in a purse, nor ear in the secret of another.
When you taste honey, remember gall.
Don't halloo until you're out of the wood.
E'er you remark another's sin, bid your own conscience look within.
Quacks are the greatest liars in the world except their patients.
He gives twice that gives soon, i.e., he will soon be called to give again.
A fish is a sock for a fish skeleton.
Fiction or fable allures to instruction.
Display is as false as it is costly.
Covetousness is ever attended with solicitude and anxiety.
Eyes and Priests Bear no Jests.
The tongue offends and the ears get the cuffing
I am in the prime of senility.
Many would live by their Wits, but break for want of Stock.
The misers cheese is wholesomest.
By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable.
Graft good Fruit all, or graft not at all.
Cold and cunning come from the north: But cunning sans wisdom is nothing worth.
Be not niggardly of what costs thee nothing, as courtesy, counsel, and countenance.
He is no clown that drives the plow, but he that doth clownish things.
He is not well bred, that cannot bear ill breeding in others.
God bless the King, and grant him long to Reign.
Revelation, indeed, as such had no influence on my mind
What signifies knowing the Names, if you know not the Natures of things.
He that's content hath enough.
He that speaks ill of the mare will buy her.