Ignorance of the law excuses no man Not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him.
No man is wiser for his learning, wit and wisdom are born with a man.
'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his heels
'Tis not the eating, nor 'tis not the drinking that is to be blamed, but the excess
Old friends are best.
Humanity is a Virtue all preach, none practice, and yet every body is content to hear
Money makes a man laugh
No man is the wiser for his learning
'Tis a fine thing for children to learn to make verse; but when they come to be men, they must speak like other men, or else they will be laughed at
Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people.
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
Gentelmen heve ever been more temperate in their religion than common people, as having more reason.
The law against witches does not prove there be any; but it punishes the malice of those people that use such means to take away men's lives.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.