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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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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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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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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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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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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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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Thomas Haynes Bayly Quotes , Source: Isle of Beauty

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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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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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O wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us. And foolish notion; What airs in dress and gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n devotion!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: To a Louse

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