|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|A bad man becomes worse when he apes a saint. Publius Syrus.|| 1|
|A bad man has it not in him to be a great man. La Bruyère.|| 2|
|A bad mans gift is like his master. Spanish.|| 3|
|A good horse and a bad horse need the spur.|
A good man and a bad man need the stick. Italian.
|Better fare hard with good men, than feast with bad.|| 5|