Light Gains heavy Purses.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed too severe, seldom executed
It is better to take many Injuries than to give one
Good counsel failing men can give, for why He that's aground knows where the shoal doth lie
I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into Gold, but I have known the pursuit of it turn a Man's Gold into Lead.
Get what you can, and what you get hold, 'Tis the stone that will turn all your lead into gold
Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths.
An old Man in a House is a good Sign.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else
The Sun never repents of the good he does, nor does he ever demand a recompense
Good sense is a thing all need, few have, and none think they want.
Three good meals a day is bad living.
The good Spinner hath a large Shift.
The good Paymaster is Lord of another man's Purse
A good Lawyer a bad Neighbour.
As often as we do good, we sacrifice.
than that of defrauding the government.
Don't overload Gratitude if you do, she'll kick.
There will be sleeping enough in the grave
Nor Eye in a letter, nor Hand in a purse, nor Ear in the secret of another
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Great wits jump (says the Poet) and hit his Head against the Post
Rules of Health and long Life, and to preserve from Malignant Fevers, and Sickness in general.
A wicked Hero will turn his back to an innocent coward.
Trickery and treachery are the practices of fools that have not the wits enought to be honest