The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations.
Burgundy for Kings, Champagne for Duchesses, and claret for Gentlemen
A good swordsman is not given to quarrel.
Between two stools one sits on the ground.
Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance.
Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do.
A white Christmas fills the churchyard.
A late Easter, a long cold spring.
An honest man is hurt by praise unjustly bestowed.
One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.
He who is judge between two friends loses one of them
Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical
He sins as much who holds the bag as he who puts into it
It is impossible to overdo luxury
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience