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Baseball is a game between two teams of nine players each, under direction of a manager, played on an enclosed field in accordance with these rules, under jurisdiction of one or more umpires.

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Official Rules of Baseball, Rule 1.01

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'Tis bad enough in man or woman To steal a goose from off a common; But surely he's without excuse Who steals a common from the goose.

Thieving Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Epigram, in Carey's "Commonplace Book of Epigrams"

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As drifting logs of wood may haply meet On ocean's waters surging to and fro, And having met, drift once again apart, So, fleeting is the intercourse of men. E'en as a traveler meeting with the shade Of some o'erhung tree, awhile reposes, Then leaves its shelter to pursue his ways, So men meet friends, then part with them for ever.

Meeting Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Code of Manu, translation in "Words of Wisdom"

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Laurel crowned Horatius True, how true the saying, Swift as wind flies over us Time devouring, slaying. [Lat., Lauriger Horatius Quam dixisti verum; Fugit curo citius Tempus edax rerum.]

Time Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: translated by John Addington Symonds

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Six hours in sleep is enough for youth and age. Perhaps seven for the lazy, but we allow eight to no one.

Time Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Collectio Salernitans (vol. II, l. 130, ed. De Renzi)

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Medicine for the soul.

Books Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Diodorus Siculus (I, 49, 3), inscription over the door of the Library at Thebes

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The February born will find Sincerity and peace of mind; Freedom from passion and from care, If they the Pearl (also green Amethyst) will wear.

Pearls Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: February, in "Notes and Queries", May 11, 1889, p. 371

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Tell me, shepherds, have you seen My Flora pass this way? In shape and feature Beauty's queen, In pastoral array.

Beauty Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Wreath, from "The Lyre"

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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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