A man in a passion rides a wild horse.
Be always ashamed to catch thyself idle.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
Deny self for self's sake.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
Fond pride of dress is sure an empty curse; e'er fancy you consult, consult your purse.
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.
Haste makes waste.
It is ill-manners to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.
Keep flax from fire, youth from gaming.
Let every new year find you a better man.
Much virtue in herbs, little in men.
Ne'er take a wife till thou hast a house to put her in.
Observe all men; thyself most.
Philosophy as well as foppery often changes fashion.
Quarrels never could last long, if on one side only lay the wrong.
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
Sorrow is good for nothing but sin.
Teach your child to hold his tongue, he'll learn fast enough to speak.
Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Vain-glory flowereth, but beareth no fruit.
Weighty questions ask for deliberate answers.
You will be careful, if you are wise; how you touch men's religion, or credit, or eyes.