I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.
Tenderness is a virtue.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.