Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
Birth is the beginning of death
Better be alone than in bad company
A name is a kind of face whereby one is known; wherefore taking a false name is a kind of visard whereby men disguise themselves.
Plain dealing is a jewel, but they that wear it are out of fashion
Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.
Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.
No garden is without its weeds
Nothing sharpens sight like envy
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
That trial is not fair where affection is judge
Light, God's eldest daughter...
A proverb is much matter decocted into a few words.
Good is not good where better is expected