Good is not good, where better is expected.
I will not meddle with that which I cannot mend.
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
Old foxes want no tutors.
Anger is one of the sinners of the soul.
Tender-handed stroke a nettle, and it stings you for your pains; Grasp it like a man of mettle, and it soft as silk remains.
He that handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung.
He who is afraid of every nettle should not piss in the grass.
We would be cowards, if we had courage enough.
A coward's fear can make a coward valiant.
Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
The real difference between men is energy.
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
Today is yesterday's pupil.
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so, too.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us.
There is no banquet but some dislike something in it.
He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.
He is rich that is satisfied.