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May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten

Irish Blessings Quotes

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The remedy is worse than the disease.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Of Seditions

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Thomas Haynes Bayly Quotes , Source: Isle of Beauty

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'Tis godlike to have power, but not to kill.

Thomas Haynes Bayly Quotes , Source: Isle of Beauty

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Of joys departed Not to return, how painful the remembrance.

Bidpai Pilpay Quotes , Source: The Two Fishermen (fable xiv)

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First come, first served.

Henry Brinklow Quotes , Source: Complaint of Roderyck Mors

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Nae man can tether time nor tide.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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The point is plain as a pike staff.

John Byrom Quotes , Source: Epistle to a Friend

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But who alas! can love and then be wise?

John Byrom Quotes , Source: Epistle to a Friend

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Demons in act, but gods at least in face.

John Byrom Quotes , Source: Epistle to a Friend

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An inch in a miss is as good as an ell.

William Camden Quotes , Source: Remains

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The best manners are stained by haughtiness.

John Clarke Quotes , Source: Paroemiologia (p. 21, ed. 1639)

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Sop to Cerebus. If I can find Cerebus a sop, I shall be at rest for one day.

William Congreve Quotes , Source: Love for Love (act I, sc. 1)

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To make a mountain of a mole-hill.

Sir Henry Ellis Quotes , Source: Original Letters--Second Series (p. 312)

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So comes a reck'ning when the banquet's o'er, The dreadful reckn'ning, and men smile no more.

John Gay Quotes , Source: The What D'ye Call It (act II, sc. 9)

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If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.

John Gay Quotes , Source: The What D'ye Call It (act II, sc. 9)

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What boots it on the lineal tree to trace Through many a branch the founders of our race.

John Gay Quotes , Source: The What D'ye Call It (act II, sc. 9)

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Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.

Sir John Harrington Quotes , Source: Of Treason--Epigrams (bk. IV, ep. V)

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Death rides on every passing breeze, He lurks in every flower.

Bishop Reginald Heber Quotes , Source: At a Funeral (st. 3)

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Apollo does not always bend his bow.

Unknown Quotes

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There are faults we would fain pardon.

Unknown Quotes

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A brute without a single redeeming point.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Every Man in his Humour (act I, sc. 1)

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A woman is most merciless when shame goads on her hate.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Every Man in his Humour (act I, sc. 1)

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever; Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

John Keats Quotes , Source: Endymion (bk. I, l. 1)

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As you behave towards others, expect that others will behave to you.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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