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Mutually giving and receiving aid, They set each other off, like light and shade.

Chilo of Sparta Chilon Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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When yet was ever found a mother Who'd give her booby for another?

Thomas Fuller Quotes , Source: Gnomologia

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Fight thou with shafts of silver, and o'ercome When no force else can get the masterdom.

Robert Herrick Quotes , Source: Money Gets the Mastery

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Haste makes waste.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. II)

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Two heads are better than one.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. IX)

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Who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. I, l. 648)

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The moon is made of a green cheese.

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Strike the iron whilst it is hot.

Francois Rabelais Quotes , Source: Works (bk. II, ch. XXXI)

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Hard toil can roughen form and face, And want call quench the eye's bright grace.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Marmion (canto I, st. 28)

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Crime oft recoils upon the author's head.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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The sweat of industry would dry and die, But for the end it works to.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Cymbeline (Balarius at III, vi)

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When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.

Kikuyu Proverb Quotes

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Give a man enough rope and he'll hang himself.

American Proverb Quotes

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The best things in life are free.

American Proverb Quotes

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Whatever you advise, be as brief as possible.

Dutch Proverb Quotes

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Prevention is better than cure.

Dutch Proverb Quotes

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Subtlety set a trap and caught itself.

Latin Proverb Quotes

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Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.

Italian Proverb Quotes

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A living dog is better than a dead lion.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. IX, v. 4)

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The heart of the wise in in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 4)

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It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 5)

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In the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. XI, v. 3)

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He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiasticus (ch. XIII, v. 1)

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Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ephesians (ch. IV, v. 26-27)

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Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ephesians (ch. V, v. 6)

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