They talk like angels but they live like men.
Action without a name, a ‘who’ attached to it, is meaningless.
What good is speed if the brain has oozed out on the way.
Catch, then, O catch the transient hour; Improve each moment as it flies!
Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most.
Haste is of the Devil.
A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts.
Virginity can be lost by a thought.
Why do you not practice what you preach.
Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.
Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed.
Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life.
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law.