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A countenance inconceivably forbidding.

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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The more honesty a man has the less he affects the air of a saint.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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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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I see the better course and approve of it; I follow, alas! the worse!

Ovid Publius Ovidius Naso Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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It is a kingly act to help the fallen.

Ovid Publius Ovidius Naso Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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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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Do not unto another that which you would not he should do unto you.

Matthew Prior Quotes , Source: To a Person who Wrote Ill--On Same Person

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Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd, As home his footsteps he hath turn'd, From wandering on a foreign strand!

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: The Lay of the Last Ministrel (canto VI, st. 1)

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A friend always loves, but he who loves is not always a friend.

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

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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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