An age at least to every part,
And the last age should show your heart.
Better than a play!
King of England ( Charles Stuart) Charles II
Every man loves what he is good at.
There is measure in all things.
Who will guard the guards themselves? (quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
Nothing can be created from nothing.
Faults are beauties in a lovers eye.
Age steals away all things, even the mind.
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.
He was as fresh as is the month of May.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat.
The difference between a rich man and a poor man is this -- the former eats when he pleases, and the latter when he can get it.
Sir Walter Scott
I love you the more that I believe you have liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.
What if this present were the world's last night?
Brevity is the soul of wit.
The pomp of death is far more terrible than death itself.