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When all else fails, duck. It's not practical, but it can be momentarily comforting.

Failure Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: UNIT Procedures Manual, Zen Division.

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Happy am I; from care I'm free! Why aren't they all contented like me?

Content Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Opera of La Bayadere

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The proverbial wisdom of the populace in the streets, on the roads, and in the markets, instructs the ear of him who studies man more fully than a thousand rules ostentatiously arranged.

Public Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Proverbs, or the Manual of Wisdom, on the title page, printed for Tabart & Co., London (1804)

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Despotism tempered by assassination, that is our Magna Carta. [Fr., Le despotisme tempere par l'assassinat, c'est notre magna charta.]

Government Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: said by a Russian noble to Count Munster on the assassination of Paul I, emperor of Russia

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Oh, we are weary pilgrims; to this wilderness we bring A Church without a bishop, a State without a King.

Government Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Puritan's Mistake

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A government of laws, and not of men.

Government Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Puritan's Mistake

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There is so much good in the worst of us, And so much bad in the best of us, That it ill behoves any of us To find fault with the rest of us.

Character Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: sometimes attributed to R.L. Stevenson, Kansas Gov. Hoch, E.T. Fowler, and others

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She was and is (what can there more be said?) On earth the first, in heaven the second maid.

Character Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Tribute to Queen Elizabeth, Manuscript 4712 in British Museum

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All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural, essential, and unalienable rights.

Rights Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Constitution of Massachusetts

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The cordial agreement which exists between the governments of France and Great Britain. [Fr., La cordiale entente qui existe entre le gouvernement francais et celui de la Grande-Bretagne.]

Statesmanship Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Le Charivari, review of a speech by Guizot, Jan. 1, 1844

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Amende to-day and slack not, Deythe cometh and warneth not, Tyme passeth and speketh not.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: on sun dial belonging to Sir George Cornewall at Moccas Hall near Hereford

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As the long hours do pass away, So doth the life of man decay.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: an inscription on a sundial in the garden of the Royal hotel at Sevenoaks, Kent, England

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Begone about your business.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: on a sun dial once in The Temple, London

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Give God thy heart, thy service, and thy gold; The day wears on, and time is waxing old. - Unattributed Author,

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: on a sun dial in the Cloister-garden of Gloucester Cathedral

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If o'er the dial glides a shade, redeem The time for lo! it passes like a dream; But if 'tis all a blank, then mark the loss Of hours unblest by shadows from the cross.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: on a sun dial in a churchyard at Shenstone, England

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Live ye, he says, I flee.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: on Bishop Atterbury's sun dial

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Our life's a flying shadow, God's the pole, The index pointing at Him is our soul; Death the horizon, when our sun is set, Which will through Christ a resurrection get.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: a sun dial inscription once on the south wall of Glasgow Cathedral

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The Natural Clock-work by the might One Wound up at first, and ever since have gone.

Sun dial mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: a part of a sun dial motto on the south porch of Seaham Church, Durham, England

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Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.

Liberty Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: inscription on the Liberty Bell from Bibles's Leviticus 25:10

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Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.

Mottoes Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: inscription on cannon near ashes of John Bradshaw on top of hill near Martha Bay, Jamaica, it is als

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Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.

Rebellion Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: inscription on cannon near ashes of John Bradshaw on top of hill near Martha Bay, Jamaica, it is als

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Sacred to the memory of printing, the art preservative of all arts. This was first invented about the year 1440. [Lat., Memoriae sacrum Typographia Ars artium omnium Conservatrix Hic primum inventa Circa annum mccccxl.

Printing Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: inscription on the facade of the house once occupied by Laurent Koster at Harlem

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Sancta Maria ad Nives.

Snow Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: name of the basilica dedicated to Our Lady, now known as Santa Maria Maggiora

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As I saw fair Chloris walk alone, The feather'd snow came softly down, As Jove, descending from his tow'r To court her in a silver show'r. The wanton snow flew to her breast, As little birds into their nest; But o'ercome with whiteness there, For grief dissolv'd into a tear. Thence falling on her garment hem, To deck her, froze into a gem.

Snow Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: On Chloris walking in the Snow, in "Wit's Recreations", J.C. Hotten's reprint, p. 308 (1640)

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Some say "to-morrow" never comes, A saying oft thought right; But if to-morrow never came, No end were of "to-night." The fact is this, time flies so fast, That e'er we've time to say "To-morrow's come," presto! behold! "To-morrow" proves "To-day."

Tomorrow Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: from "Notes and Queries", fourth series, vol. XII

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