Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Miguel de Cervantes
Love is influenced by no consideration, recognizes no restraints of reason, and is of the same nature as death, that assails alike the lofty palaces of kings and the humble cabins of shepherds; and when it takes entire possession of a heart, the first thing it does is to banish fear and shame from it.
That which costs little is less valued.
As they use to say spick and span new.
Your grace's words have been like manure spread on the barren ground of my dry and uncultivated mind.
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.