One sword keeps another in the sheath.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
Punishment is lame, but it comes.
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
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.
The offender never pardons.
Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.