Beauty is only skin deep.
Wit is brushwood; judgment, timber; the one gives the greatest flame, the other yields the most durable heat; and both meeting make the best fire.
An Ambitious woman shewes her selfe to bee a troublesome disturber of the world, powerfull to make smale things great, and great monstrous
The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato. The best part is underground.
The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground.
Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it.
Good deeds in this life are coals raked up in embers, to make a fire next day
Nature is God's. Art is man's instrument.
Things were first made, then words.
Wit and woman are two frail things, and both the frailer by concurring.
A flatterer is the shadow of a fool.