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It is not to be argued that the abuse of a thing proves that it is useless.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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No man ought to be twice tried for the same offence.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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Facts are stubborn things.

Alain Rene Le Sage Quotes , Source: Gil Blas (bk. X, ch. I), (Smollet's translation)

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A crime in which many are implicated goes unpunished.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: The Biglow Papers (series I, no. 7)

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Idleness induces caprice.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: The Biglow Papers (series I, no. 7)

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The apprehension of approaching evil has hurried many into the utmost danger.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: The Biglow Papers (series I, no. 7)

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Hold their nose to the grindstone.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Blurt, Master Constable (act III, sc. 3)

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I have been a soldier, Till the helm hath worn those aged temples bare.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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How fallen, how changed From him, who, in the happy realms of light, Clothed with transcendent brightness, didst outshine Myriads, though bright.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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The word "impossible" is not in my dictionary.

Motto Quotes , Source: of the State of Kentucky

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Your knowing a thing is nothing, unless another knows you know it.

Periander of Corinth Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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I have cut my leg with my own adze.

Periander of Corinth Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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Judge of a tree by its fruit, not by its leaves.

Periander of Corinth Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay of Criticism (pt. I, l. 60)

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The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: The Lady of the Lake (canto IV)

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O, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Marmion (canto VI, st. 17)

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After a bad harvest sow again. [Yield not to difficulties.]

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

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Do what you should, not what you may.

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

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For murder though it have no tongue, will speak With most miraculous organ.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at II, ii)

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Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought, And enterprises of great pitch and moment, With this regard their currents turn awry, And lose the name of action.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at III, i)

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Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard. It seems to me most strange that men should fear, Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Julius Caesar (Caesar at II, ii)

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A friend should bear a friend's infirmities.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Julius Caesar (Cassius at IV, iii)

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What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part II (King Henry at III, ii)

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Trust not him that hath once broken faith.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part III (Queen Elizabeth at IV, iv)

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Truth is a dog that must to kennel. He must be whipped, when Lady, the brach, may stand by the fire and stink.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Lear (Fool at I, iv)

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