A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present
A good horse should be seldom spurred
One good head is better than a hundred strong hands
A young trooper should have an old horse
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
The best way to see divine light is to put out thy own candle
The weakest and most timorous are the most revengeful and implacable.
A man surprised is half beaten.
Riches enlarge rather than satisfy appetites.
If a man falls once, all will tread upon him.
The more laws, the more offenders.
Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.
Do nothing hastily but catching of fleas.
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.
Eaten bread is soon forgotten.
The devil himself is good when he is pleased.
It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.
Prospect is often better than possession.
He teaches me to be good that does me good.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy.
With foxes we must play the fox.
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.