"Life is half spent before we know what it is."
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"One father is enough to governe one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father."
"In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge."
"He who has the pepper may season as he lists."
"A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit."
"The resolved mind hath no cares."
"Time is the rider that breaks youth."
"A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the further of the two."
"None knows the weight of another's burden."
"Better never begin than never make an end."
"In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone."
"Skill and confidence are an unconquered army."
"Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night."
"One sword keeps another in the sheath."
"He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea."
"Night is the mother of counsels."
"Never was a miser a brave soul."
"A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin."
"There is great force hidden in a gentle command."
"The eyes have one language everywhere."
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