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Long ago a man of the world was defined as a man who in every serious crisis is invariably wrong.

World Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Fortnightly Review--Armageddon--And After (p. 36)

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This Booke When Brasse and Marble fade, shall make thee looke Fresh to all Ages.

Shakespeare Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Commentary Verses prefixed to the folio of Shakespeare

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Few of the university pen plaies well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis and talk too much of Prosperpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down. Aye, and Ben Jonson too. O that B.J. is a pestilent fellow, he brought up Horace giving poets a pill, but our fellow, Shakespeare, hath given him a purge that made him beray his credit.

Shakespeare Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Return from Parnassus; or, the Scourge of Simony (act IV, sc. 3)

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A blind bargain.

Business Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Merrie Tales of the Madmen of Gottam

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Nation of shopkeepers.

Business Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Merrie Tales of the Madmen of Gottam

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Cricket is a game that owes much of its unique appeal to the fact that it should be played not only within its Laws but also within the Spirit of the Game.

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Laws of Cricket

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1a \'a\ n, pl a's or as \'az\ often cap, often attrib (bef. 12c) 1 a : the 1st letter of the English alphabet b : a representation of this letter c : a speech counterpart of orthographic a 2 : the 6th tone of a C-major scale 3 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter a 4 : one designated a esp. as the 1st in order or class 5 a : a grade rating a student's work as superior in quality b : one graded or rated with an A 6 : something shaped like the letter A - Unattributed Author,

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (10th edition)

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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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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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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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