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She had a good opinion of advice, Like all who give and eke receive it gratis, For which small thanks are still the market price, Even where the article at highest rate is.

Lord Byron George Gordon Noel Byron Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto XV, st. 29)

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'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.

Lord Byron George Gordon Noel Byron Quotes , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 51)

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Men freely believe that which they wish to be the truth.

Lord Byron George Gordon Noel Byron Quotes , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 51)

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Coming events cast their shadows before.

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Coming events cast their shadows before.

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No greater grief than to remember days Of joy when misery is at hand.

Henry Carey Quotes , Source: Translation of Dante

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The goal of yesterday will be our starting-point to-morrow.

Henry Carey Quotes , Source: Translation of Dante

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Speech is silvern, silence is golden.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Be firm or mild as the occasion may require.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Consider it the greatest of all virtues to restrain the tongue.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Do not expect good from another's death.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Don't promise twice what you can do at once.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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In doing nothing men learn to do evil.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Should anyone attempt to deceive you by false expressions, and not be a true friend at heart, act in the same manner, and thus art will defeat art. [If you would catch a man let him think he is catching you.]

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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We see not our own backs.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Many diseases may be cured by abstinence.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: A Swiss Inscription, quoted in "Sartor Resartus", bk. III, ch. III

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Let the worst come to the worst.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (bk. III, ch. V)

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The more thou stir it the worse it will be.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (bk. III, ch. VIII)

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The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (ch. XXIV)

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Make hay while the sun shines.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. 11)

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Spare your breath to cool your porridge.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. II, ch. V)

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Honesty is the best policy.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. II, ch. XXXIII)

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I have other fish to fry.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. II, ch. XXXV)

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Many go out for wool, and come home shorn themselves.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (pt. II, ch. XXXVII)

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Whether the pitcher hits the stone or the stone hits the pitcher, it goes ill with the pitcher.

Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (vol. II, ch. XLIII)

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