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One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. ...
by George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

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Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert

War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
- George Herbert

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
- George Herbert

 

A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
- George Herbert

Deceive not thy physician, confessor,
nor lawyer.
- George Herbert

It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
- George Herbert

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The shortest answer is doing.
- George Herbert

Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
- George Herbert

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
- George Herbert

He hath no leisure who useth it not.
- George Herbert

Living well is the best revenge.
- George Herbert

You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
- George Herbert

Spend not on hopes.
- George Herbert

Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
- George Herbert

A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
- George Herbert

Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath;
O my God,
take the gentle path.
- George Herbert

Be thrifty, but not covetous.
- George Herbert

Never was a miser a brave soul.
- George Herbert

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
- George Herbert

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30,
nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome,
strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

Better never begin than never make an end.
- George Herbert

The offender never pardons.
- George Herbert

Many kiss the hand they wish cut off.
- George Herbert

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine,
or enjoy friendship, love or life.
- George Herbert

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
- George Herbert

None knows the weight of another's burden.
- George Herbert

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault,
and truth discourtesy.
- George Herbert

He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
- George Herbert

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock
and a spindle and no staff to spin.
- George Herbert

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
- George Herbert

There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life,
could he find it.
- George Herbert

The resolved mind hath no cares.
- George Herbert

The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.
- George Herbert

The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.
- George Herbert

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons,
but not a hundred sons one father.
- George Herbert

Love and a cough cannot be hid.
- George Herbert

Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses,
a box where sweets compacted lie.
- George Herbert

Good words are worth much, and cost little.
- George Herbert

Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
- George Herbert

Take all that is given whether wealth,
love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with
good digestion all can be turned to health.
- George Herbert

One sword keeps another in the sheath.
- George Herbert

Dare to be true.
Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most,
grows two thereby.
- George Herbert

The eyes have one language everywhere.
- George Herbert

There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
- George Herbert

If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
- George Herbert

Night is the mother of counsels.
- George Herbert

There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
- George Herbert

Punishment is lame, but it comes.
- George Herbert

Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
- George Herbert

Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame,
when once it is within thee.
- George Herbert

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right."
Start where you stand,
and work with whatever tools you may have at your command,
and better tools will be found as you go along.
- George Herbert

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe


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