Open not thine heart to every man, lest he requite thee with a shrewd turn.
Then were the entrances of this world made narrow, full of sorrow and travail: they are but fewand evil, full of perils, and very painful. For the entrances of the elder world were wide and sure, and brought immortal fruit. If then they that live labour not to enter these strait and vain things, they can never receive those that are laid up for them.Bible (Apocrypha)
Even so we in like manner, as soon as we were born, began to draw to our end, and had no sign of virtue to shew; but were consumed in our own wickedness. For the hope of the ungodly is like dust that is blown away with the wind; like a thin froth that is driven away with the storm; like as the smoke which is dispersed here and there with a tempest, and passeth away as the remembrance of a guest that tarrieth but a day.Bible (Apocrypha)
Forall men have one entranceinto life, and thelike going out.Bible (Apocrypha)
Give not thy soul unto a woman to set her foot upon thy substance.Bible (Apocrypha)
Envyand wrathshortenthelife, and carefulnessbringeth age before the time.Bible (Apocrypha)
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?Bible (Apocrypha)
Let usnow praise famousmen, and our fathersthat begat us.Bible (Apocrypha)
Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.Bible (Apocrypha)
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