Nor eye in a letter, nor hand in a purse, nor ear in the secret of another.
The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the people's milk.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
Drive your business. Let not your business drive you.