HALIFAX, Charles Montagu Quotes
(1661-1715), English statesman
He that spareth in everything is an inexcusable niggard.—He that spareth in nothing is an inexcusable madman.—The mean is to spare in what is least necessary, and to lay out more liberally in what is most required.
True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.
If we were to be hired to religion, it is able to outbid the corrupted world with all it can offer us, being so much richer of the two in everything where reason is admitted to be a judge of the value.