The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent
Lawless are they that make their wills their law
Force is that which rules the actions without regulating the will
Diet cures more than the lancet.
He will never worship well the image on the altar who knew it when it was a trunk of wood in the garden
Insults should be well avenged or well endured.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
God delays but doesn't forget.
To change one's mind is rather a sign of prudence than ignorance.
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.
A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground.
A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.
Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make.
A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel.