A good garden may have some weeds.

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.

Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.

Better one's House be too little one day than too big all the Year after.

The more wit the less courage.

He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.

Virtue is the only true nobility.

If we are bound to forgive an enemy we are not bound to trust him.

A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Scalded cats fear even cold water.

We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity.

He that plants trees loves others beside himself.

Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.

He that travels much knows much.

A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.

The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.

He that would have fruit must climb the tree.

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.

With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.

The grave is the general meeting place.

Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.

First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.

Enquire not what boils in anothers pot.

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

Learning makes a man fit company for himself.

All doors open to courtesy.

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.

'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.

He that hopes no good fears no ill.

Better a tooth out than always aching.

Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.

Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.

Health is not valued until sickness comes.

Today is yesterday's pupil.

It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.

He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.

With foxes we must play the fox.

A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.

A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.

There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.

Seeing is believing, but the feeling is the truth.