see also GRATITUDE and STINGINESS & SHARING.
|The old Man has given all to his Son: Oh fool! To undress thy self before going to bed. ||Give like Lear?
Crowned with sneer.
|Liberality is not giving much but giving wisely. ||You donate?
Watch which plate.
|Gifts much expected are paid, not given. ||Giftlist obeyed?
Given - or paid?
|Gossip & Reputation|
see also BRAGGING & DISCRETION and SATIRE.
|There have been as great Souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous. ||Spotless lives!
|The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse. ||Absent accused,
|Do not do that which you
would not have known. 
|Before getting sordid,
Pretend it's recorded.
|Since I cannot govern my own teeth, how can I hope to govern the tongues of others? ||“Don’t you let slide
What I can’t hide.”
|Hear no ill of a Friend,
nor speak any of an Enemy.
|It is wise not to seek a Secret, and Honest not to reveal it. ||Secrets you’ve spied …
|Glass, China, and Reputa-
tion, are easily crack'd,
and never well mended. 
|Gossip's nasty crack --
Who can glue it back?
|An ill Wound, but not an ill Name, may be healed. ||Your name skewered?
Can't be cured.
see also GIVING, SERENITY & DISCONTENT and UNDERRATING & OVERRATING.
|What's given shines, What's receiv'd is rusty. ||Santa's fir tree?
Just needles me.
|Most People return small
middling ones, and repay
great ones with Ingratitude.
|Give with great latitude?
Freeze from ingratitude.