One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Good words are worth much, and cost little.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
Living well is the best revenge.
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
One sword keeps another in the sheath.
The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
The offender never pardons.
If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
None knows the weight of another's burden.
The eyes have one language everywhere.
In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.