Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Thomas Draxe

English Divine, Theological and Classical Author

"Doing is better than saying."

"He loseth his thanks who promiseth and delayeth."

"A little bird is content with a little nest."

"A man knoweth not the worth of a thing before that he wanteth it."

"Contentment is the greatest wealth."

"The chamber of sickness is the chapel of devotion."

"Time revealeth all things."

"Who more busy than he who has least to do."

"He that cannot ask cannot live."

"Wolves lose their teeth but not their memory."

"Music is the eye of the ear."

"The better the workman, the worse husband. "

"Trade is the mother of money."