Thomas Tusser Quotes

At Christmas play, and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year. (1557, The Farmer’s Daily Diet)

Who goeth a borrowing Goeth a sorrowing. Few lend (but fools) Their working tools.

For the first fourteen years for a rod they do while for the next as a pearl in the world they do shine. For the next trim beauty beginneth to swerve. For the next matrons or drudges they serve. For the next doth crave a staff for a stay. For the next a bier to […]