Good deeds in this life are coals raked up in embers, to make a fire next day— Thomas Overbury
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Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it.
Beauty is only skin deep.
Wit is brushwood; judgment, timber; the one gives the greatest flame, the other yields the most durable heat; and both meeting make the best fire.
An Ambitious woman shewes her selfe to bee a troublesome disturber of the world, powerfull to make smale things great, and great monstrous
Wit and woman are two frail things, and both the frailer by concurring.
A flatterer is the shadow of a fool.
Things were first made, then words.
Nature is God's. Art is man's instrument.
The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground.