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Look not upon the wine when it is read, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXIII, v. 31)

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A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXIX, v. 11)

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Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXIX, v. 18)

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A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 11)

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Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 14)

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Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 17)

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If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink. For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 21-22)

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As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 25)

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The heart of kings is unsearchable.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 3)

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Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVI, v. 4-5)

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The wicked flee when no man pursueth.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVIII, v. 1)

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A faithful man shall abound with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVIII, v. 20)

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Let us crown ourselves with rosebuds before they wither.

Bible Quotes , Source: Wisdom of Solomon (ch. II, v. 8)

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What is bred in the bone will never come out of the flesh.

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

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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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Silence gives consent. [Lat., Qui tacet, consentire videtur.]

Pope Boniface VIII Quotes , Source: Decretals (bk. V, 12, 43), taken from the Canon Law

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To rise with the lark, and go to bed with the lamb.

Nicholas Breton Quotes , Source: Court and County (p. 183), (1618 edition)

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First come, first served.

Henry Brinklow Quotes , Source: Complaint of Roderyck Mors

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What loss feels he that wots not what he loses?

Henry Brinklow Quotes , Source: Complaint of Roderyck Mors

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God's in His Heaven-- All's right with the world!

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Pippa Passes (pt. I)

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The style is the man. [Fr., Le style c'est l'homme.]

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man read his own dark heart.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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Sharp is the kiss of the falcon's beak.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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The man who wants his wedding garments to suit him must allow plenty of time for the measure.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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A pearl may in a toad's head dwell, And may be found too in an oyster shell.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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