The proof of the pudding is in the eating. By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece.
The stomach carries the heart, and not the heart the stomach.
Time ripens all thing. No man is born wise.
Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Tell me what company you keep and I'll tell you what you are.
Delay always heeds danger.
An honest man's word is as good as his bond.
And the first thing I would do in my government, I would have nobody to control me, I would be absolute; and who but I: now, he that is absolute, can do what he likes; he that can do what he likes, can take his pleasure; he that can take his pleasure, can be content; and he that can be content, has no more to desire; so the matter's over.
But my thoughts ran woolgathering; and I did like the countryman, who looked for his ass while he was mounted on his back.
A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world as a public indecency.