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The covetous man pines in plenty, like Tantalus up to the chin in water, and yet thirsty.

Greed Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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His father was no man's friend but his owne, and he (saith the prouerbe) is no man's for else.

Enemies Quotes, by Thomas Adams , Source: Diseases of the Soul (p. 53)

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Passion costs me too much to bestow it on every trifle. (1640).

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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Passion costs me too much to bestow it on every trifle.

All about love Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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Passion costs me too much to bestow it on every trifle.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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The ambitious climbs up high and perilous stairs, and never cares how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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So long as casual labor broods in squalid lairs, in sunless streets, and ugly dwellings are its only habitation, we shall continue to turn out nervous manikins instead of enduring men.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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[Khan] would do anything you asked him if you needed help. If he saw me digging a hole in my yard he would grab a shovel and help out. That's the kind of man he is. Just a great neighbor.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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[But noting that the people who will be doing this are] reputable, ... coming in and doing something shabby.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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The covetous man pines in plenty, like Tantalus up to the chin in water, and yet thirsty

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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You shall easily know a vainglorious man: his own commendation rumbles within him till he hath bulked it out, and the air of it is unsavory

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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Plan the town, if you like; but in doing it do not forget that you have got to spread the people. Make wider roads, but do not narrow the tenements behind. Dignify the city by all means, but not at the expense of the health of the home and the family life and the comfort of the average workman and citizen.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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I do not think that the effect of good environment, of fine buildings, of pleasant homes, upon the character, temperament, will, disposition, and energy of the people sufficiently dawns upon the average citizen.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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If you do this, we all of us shall be rewarded by the betterment of our towns, the beautification of our streets, the improvement of our suburbs; we shall have made one step forward to still further elevating, improving, and dignifying the life of our citizens.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Thomas Adams

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