Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was.
There’s no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily.
People can die of mere imagination.
Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean, And fat his soul, and make his body lean.
First he wrought, and afterward he taught.
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.
Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
Forbid us something, and that thing we desire.
The life so short, the crafts so long to learn.
By nature, men love newfangledness.