The greatest attribute of Heaven is mercy.
There is a method in man’s wickedness; it grows up by degrees.
It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
The true way to gain much is never to desire to gain too much.
Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.
Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
As high as Heaven, as deep as Hell.
Nothing’s so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy.
Let us have a care not to disclose our hearts to those who shut up theirs against us.
Honor’s a thing too subtle for wisdom; if honor lie in eating, he’s right honorable.
It is a word that’s quickly spoken, which being unrestrained, a heart is broken
Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.