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6 Famous Quotes by Robert Greene
5/14/1959 - (Present)
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Stop shallow water from running, it will rage; tread on a worm and it will turn.

Courage Quotes, by Robert Greene , Source: Worth of Wit

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Set a beggar on horse backe, they saie, and hee will neuer alight.

Beggary Quotes, by Robert Greene , Source: Card of Fancie

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Then grew a wrinkle on fair Venus' brow, The amber sweet of love is turn'd to gall! Gloomy was Heaven; bright Phoebus did avow He would be coy, and would not love at all; Swearing no greater mischief could be wrought, Than love united to a jealous thought.

Jealousy Quotes, by Robert Greene , Source: Jealousy

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Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip.

Gods Quotes, by Robert Greene , Source: Perimedes the Blacksmith

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Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content; The quiet mind is richer than a crown; Sweet are the nights in careless slumber spent; The poor estate scorns fortune's angry frown: Such sweet content, such minds, such sleep, such bliss, Beggars enjoy, when princes oft do miss.

Content Quotes, by Robert Greene , Source: Song--Farewell to Folly

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He kept no Christmas-house for once a yeere, Each day his boards were fild with Lordly fare; He fed a rout of yeoman with his cheer, Nor was his bread and beefe kept in with care; His wine and beere to strangers were not spare, And yet beside to all that hunger greved, His gates were open, and they were there relived.

Hospitality Quotes, by Robert Greene , Source: A Maiden's Dream (l. 232)

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