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GEORGE HERBERT
Welsh poet
(1593 - 1633)
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Building and marrying of Children are great wasters.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Building is a sweet impoverishing.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Buy at a faire, but sell at home.
  [Buy at a fair, but sell at home.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

By doing nothing we learne to do ill.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

By suppers more have beene killed then Gallen ever cured.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

By the needle you shall draw the thread, and by that which is past, see how that which is to come will be drawne on.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Call me not an olive, till thou see me gathered.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Castles are Forrests of stones.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Children when they are little make parents fooles, when they are great they make them mad.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Chuse a horse made, and a wife to make.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Chuse none for thy servant who have served thy betters.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Chuse not an house neere an lnne (viz. for noise) or in a corner (for filth).
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Cities seldome change Religion only.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Citties are taken by the eares.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Civill Wars of France made a million of Atheists, and 30000 Witches.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Cloath thee in war, arme thee in peace.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Comparisons are odious.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Comparison : Proverbs]

Conversation makes one what he is.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Corne is cleaned with winde, and the soule with chastnings.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Councell breakes not the head.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Count not fowre except you have them in a wallett.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Cover your selfe with your shield, and care not for cryes.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Covetousnesse breaks the bag.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Craft against craft makes no living.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Criticks are like brushers of Noblemens cloaths.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]


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