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47 Famous Quotes by John Heywood
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It takes nine tailors to make a man. [Fr., Il faut neuf tailleurs pour faire un homme.]

Tailors Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Royal King and Loyal Subject (act II, sc. 2)

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Better is to bow than breake.

Prudence Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. IX)

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It is good the have a hatch before the durre.

Prudence Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. XI)

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Yee have many strings to your bowe.

Prudence Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. XI)

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I pray thee let me and my fellow have A hair of the dog that bit us last night.

Hair Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. XI, l.424)

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Follow pleasure, and then will pleasure flee, Flee pleasure, and pleasure will follow thee.

Pleasure Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. X)

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What heart can think, or tongue express, The harm that groweth of idleness?

Idleness Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Idleness

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At our wittes end.

Wit Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: pt. I, ch. VIII

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Tell tales out of school.

Gossip Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. X)

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If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

Gossip Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. X)

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God never sendeth mouth but he sendeth meat.

Eating Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. IV)

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An ill wind that bloweth no man good-- The blower of which blast is she.

Wind Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Idleness (st. 5)

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I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all they got was the collected works of Francis Bacon.

Luck Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. IX)

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I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

Luck Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. IX)

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This wonder lasted nine daies.

Wonders Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Proverbs (pt. II, ch. I)

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What is got over the devil's back is spent under his belly.

Devil Quotes, by John Heywood , Source: Johan the Husband--Proverbs (ch. VII)

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When all candles be out, all cats be gray.

Cats Quotes, by John Heywood

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A hard beginning maketh a good ending.

Beginnings Quotes, by John Heywood

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Many hands make light work.

Inspirational Quotes, by John Heywood

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Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?"This is commonly misquotes as "You can't have you're cake and eat it, too. - John Heywood's Proverbs, 1546.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by John Heywood

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Bigamy is one way of avoiding the painful publicity of divorce and the expense of alimony.

Men and women Quotes, by John Heywood

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The neer to the church, the further from God.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by John Heywood

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