Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the way to grow worse.
Be wisely worldly, be not worldly wise.
Our God and soldiers we alike adore ev'n at the brink of danger; not before: After deliverance, both alike requited, Our God's forgotten, and our soldiers slighted
The world's a book, writ by the eternal art - Of the great author printed in man's heart, 'Tis falsely printed, though divinely penned, And all the errata will appear at the end
My soul, sit thou a patient looker-on; Judge not the play before the play is done: Her plot hath many changes; every day Speaks a new scene; the last act crowns the play
And what's a life? - a weary pilgrimage, Whose glory in one day doth fill the stage With childhood, manhood, and decrepit age
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
No man is born unto himself alone; Who lives unto himself, he lives to none
Even such is man, whose glory lends His life a blaze or two, and ends.
Thou art my life, my way, my light
This house is to be let for life or years; Her rent is sorrow, and her income tears. Cupid, 't has long stood void; her bills make known, She must be dearly let, or let alone.
The slender debt to Nature's quickly paid, Discharged, perchance, with greater ease than made.
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
The road to resolution lies by doubt: The next way home's the farthest way about.