Apocrypha Quotes

He that contemneth small things shall fall by little and little. (Ecclesiasticus 19:1)

A tale out of season (is as) music in mourning. (Ecclesiasticus 22:6)

Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words. (Ecclesiasticus 32:8)

We have a little sister, and she has no breasts. What shall we do for our sister in the day when she is spoken for? (Song of Solomon 8:8)

Your two breasts are like two fawns, like twin fawns of a gazelle that browse among the lilies. Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, I will go to the mountain of myrrh and to the hill of incense. All beautiful you are, my darling; there is no flaw in you. (Song of Solomon […]

We have a young sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister for the day she is spoken for? If she is a wall, we will build towers of silver on her. If she is a door, we will enclose her with panels of cedar. (Song of Solomon […]

And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do. (Song of Solomon 7:3)

All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out. (Wisdom of Solomon 7:6)

Be not made a beggar by banqueting on borrowing. (Ecclesiasticus 18:13)

Wine is as good as life to a man, if it be drunk moderately: what life is then to a man that is without wine? for it was made to make men glad. Wine measurably drunk and in season bringeth gladness of the heart, and cheerfulness of the mind: But wine drunken with excess maketh […]