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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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To have nothing is not poverty. [Lat., Non est paupertas, Nestor, habere nihil.]

Marcus Valerius Martial Quotes , Source: Epigrams (XI, 32, 8)

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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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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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As long as the Fates permit, live cheerfully.

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

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Caution comes too late when we are in the midst of evils.

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

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Consider an enemy may become a friend.

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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Great talent has always a little madness mixed up with it.

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

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He is most powerful who governs himself.

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

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Great men have reaching hands.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part II (Say at IV, vii)

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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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