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Power call achieve more by gentle means than by violence.

John Clarke Quotes , Source: Paroemiologia (p. 21, ed. 1639)

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The best manners are stained by haughtiness.

John Clarke Quotes , Source: Paroemiologia (p. 21, ed. 1639)

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They are raised on high that their fall may be the greater.

John Clarke Quotes , Source: Paroemiologia (p. 21, ed. 1639)

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Avoid excess.

Cleobulus of Lindos Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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Hope is a waking dream.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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So use your own property as not to injure that of another.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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Success in crime always invites to worse deeds.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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The cause ceasing, the effect ceases also.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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Things are worth what they will fetch at a sale.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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Where there are many counsellors there is safety.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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Often do the spirits Of great events stride on before the events, And in to-day already walks to-morrow.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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Hell is paved with good intentions.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: probably direct quote of Aristotle (see Diogenes Laertius "Lives of Eminent Philosophers")

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On their own merits modest men are dumb.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Falsehood is often rocked by truth, but she soon outgrows her cradle, and discards her nurse.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies, seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Mystery magnifies danger, as the fog does the sun.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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The excesses of our youth are drafts upon our old age, payable with interest about thirty years after date.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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When anger rises, think of the consequences.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Defer not till to-morrow to be wise, To-morrow's sun to thee may never rise.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Married in haste we may repent at leisure.

George Colman "The Younger" Quotes , Source: Epilogue to The Heir-at-Law

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Sop to Cerebus. If I can find Cerebus a sop, I shall be at rest for one day.

William Congreve Quotes , Source: Love for Love (act I, sc. 1)

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Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turn'd, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

William Congreve Quotes , Source: The Mourning Bride (act III, sc. 2)

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