A cat may look at a king.
Nought venter nought haue. spare to speake spare to spéede.Vnknowne vnkyst. it is loste that is vnsought.As good séeke nought (quoth I) as seeke and finde nought.john heywood
" I Authorize and give up my Right of Governing my selfe, to this Man, or to his Assembly of men, on this condition, that thou that give up thy Right to him, and Authorise all his Actionsin like manner. This done, the Multitude so united in one Person, is called a COMMON-WEALTH, in latine CIVITAS. This is the Generation of that LEVIATHAN, or rather (to speake more reverently)of that Mortall God , to which we owe under the Immortal God , our peace and defence.thomas hobbes
Know when to speake; for many times it brings Danger to give the best advice to kings.Robert Herrick
Nought venter nought haue. spare to speake spare to spéede. Vnknowne vnkyst. it is loste that is vnsought. As good séeke nought (quoth I) as seeke and finde nought.
All is not Gospell that thou doest speake.
Better the devil you know (than the one you don't.) (speake, 2009)Give the devil his due.
An empty vessel makes the most noise. (speake, 2009)
First come, first served. (speake, 2009)
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. (speake, 2009)Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Don't go between the tree and the bark. (Strauss, 1998 p. 204)What goes around comes around. (speake, 2009)What goes up must come down.
If you're in a hole, stop digging. (speake 2009, p. 388)
If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. (speake, 2009)
Live and let live. (speake, 2009)
Look before you leap. (speake, 2009)
Old habits die hard. (speake, 2009)Old is Gold, but never sold.
Out of small acorns grow mighty oaks. (speake, 2009)
Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. (speake, 2009)
Rules were meant to be broken. (speake, 2009)
Live by the sword, die by the sword. (speake, 2009)
Desperate times call for desperate measures. (speake, 2009)Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
Procrastination is the thief of time. (speake, 2009 p. 233)Time and tide wait for no man. (Spender, 1984)
Fine words butter no parsnips. (speake, 2009)