'Tis skill not strength that governs a ship.
The scalded cat fears even cold water.
Business is the salt of life.
A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.
All truth is not to be told at all times.
Great hopes make great men.
First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.
Hatred is blind, as well as love.
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed.
Necessity dispenseth with decorum.