Zitat des Tages von Thomas Fuller:
Abused patience turns to fury.
A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife.
Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.
It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.
All doors open to courtesy.
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity.
He that hopes no good fears no ill.
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
Great hopes make great men.
Health is not valued till sickness comes.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
A book that is shut is but a block.
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.
Scalded cats fear even cold water.
Better one's House be too little one day than too big all the Year after.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.
He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief.
'Tis better to suffer wrong than do it.