Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.
Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.
Thou hast seen nothing yet.
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Now blessings light on him that first invented this same sleep: it covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; 'Tis meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot. 'Tis the current coin that purchases all the pleasures of the world cheap; and the balance that sets the king and the shepherd, the fool and the wise-man even. There is only one thing that I dislike in sleep; 'Tis that it resembles death; there's very little difference between a man in his first sleep, and a man in his last sleep.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
He's a muddle-headed fool, with frequent lucid intervals.