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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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A friend should bear a friend's infirmities.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Julius Caesar (Cassius at IV, iii)

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God save the mark!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Hotspur at I, 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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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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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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Get your feet on the ground.

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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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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