For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For the want of a shoe the horse was lost, For the want of a horse the rider was lost, For the want of a rider the battle was lost, For the want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horse-shoe nail.
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Lying rides upon debts back.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy.
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse