"When the well's dry, we know the worth of water."
"…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."
"Love your neighbor, but don’t pull down your hedge."
"Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead."
"Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise."
"Nothing but money is sweeter than honey."
"Poverty wants some things, luxury many things, avarice all things."
"Diligence is the Mother of Good Luck."
"Hunger never saw bad bread."
"Eat to live, and not live to eat."
"Keep your mouth wet, feet dry."
"To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals."
"Hot thins, sharp things, sweet things, old things
All rot the teeth, and make them look like old things."
"Dine with little, sup with less,
Do better still – sleep supperless.’
"A full belly makes a dull brain"
"Beware of the young doctor and the old barber."
"He that lies down with dogs shall rise up with fleas."
"After 3 days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest and weather rainy."
"There are three faithful friends,
An old wife, an old dog, and ready money."
"Teach your child to hold his tongue,
He’ll learn fast enough to speak."
"Let thy child’s first lesson be obedience
And the second may be what thou wilt."
"Genius without education is like silver in the mine."
"Little strokes fell great oaks."
"Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others."
"To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish."
"The wolf sheds his coat once a year, his disposition never."
"Who is wise? He that learns from every one.
Who is powerful? He that governs his passions.
Who is rich? He that is content.
Who is that? Nobody."
"If you have no honey in your pot, have some in your mouth."
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