Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise
Never look for birds of this year in the nests of the last.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
For if he like a madman lived, at least he like a wise one died.
Never stand begging for what you have the power to earn.
Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.
Tis a dainty thing to command, though ’twere but a flock of sheep.
It is bad judgment to speak of halters in the house of a man who was hanged
A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend, before he knows him.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece.
Tell me what company you keep and I’ll tell you what you are.
In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.