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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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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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I know myself now, and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities, A still and quiet conscience.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Eighth (Wolsey at III, ii)

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To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v)

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Young in limbs, in judgment old.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Merchant of Venice (Morocco at II, vii)

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Good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Bottom at IV, i)

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An honest tale speeds best being plainly told.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Tragedy of King Richard the Third (Queen Elizabeth at IV, iv)

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Wind puffs up empty bladders; opinion, fools.

Algernon Sidney Quotes , Source: Discourse Concerning Government (ch. II, pt. XXIII)

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A kindness spontaneously offered to him who needs it, is doubly gratifying.

Jonathan Swift Quotes , Source: Pastoral Dialogue (l. 7)

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A man suffers death himself as often as he loses those dear to him.

Jonathan Swift Quotes , Source: Pastoral Dialogue (l. 7)

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A pleasant traveling companion helps us on our journey as much as a carriage.

Jonathan Swift Quotes , Source: Pastoral Dialogue (l. 7)

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Fortune favors the brave. [Lat., Fortes fortuna adjuvat.]

Terence Publius Terentius Afer Quotes , Source: Phormio (I, 4, 20)

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At Christmas play, and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year.

Thomas Tusser Quotes , Source: Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry (ch. XII)

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Every bullet has its billet.

William III William of Orange Quotes , Source: according to Wesley "Journal", June 6, 1765

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No check, no stay this streamlet fears: How merrily it goes! 'Twill murmur on a thousand years, And flow as now it flows.

William III William of Orange Quotes , Source: according to Wesley "Journal", June 6, 1765

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Seeing is different than being told.

African Proverb Quotes

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For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 6)

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Good Americans when they die go to Paris.

Anonymous Quotes , Source: "The World of Mathematics" edited by J.R. Newman (p. 1452)

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Thomas Haynes Bayly Quotes , Source: Isle of Beauty

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To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. III, v. 1-8)

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A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XII, v. 4)

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Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVII, v. 1)

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Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drouned himsel amang the nappy.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Yestreen, when to the trembling string The dance gaed thro' the lighted ha', To thee my fancy took its wing; I sat, but neither heard nor saw.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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