Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
Absence, that common cure of love.
All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind that only pleases the sight but does not captivate the affections.
I know who I am and who I may be, if I choose.
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
There is a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us out flat some time or other.
There's a remedy for everything except death
Delay always heeds danger.
I would do what I pleased, and doing what I pleased, I should have my will, and having my will, I should be contented; and when one is contented, there is no more to be desired; and when there is no more to be desired, there is an end of it.
Give the devil his due
The worst reconciliation is better than the best divorce
Earned with the sweat of my brows.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise
Under a bad cloak there is often a good drinker
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Fear is sharp-sighted and can see things under ground and much more in the skies.
God who sends the wound sends the medicine.
Every one is as God made him, and often a great deal worse.
I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine: Every man for himself and God for us all.
Every man is as God made him, ay, and often worse.
God bears with the wicked, but not forever
Man appoints, and God disappoints.
A stout heart breaks bad luck
Heaven's help is better than early rising