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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 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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It is human nature to hate those whom we have injured. [Lat., Proprium humani ingenii, est odisse quem laeseris.]

Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes , Source: Agricola (XLII, 4)

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Experience teaches. [Lat., Experientia docet.]

Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes , Source: Agricola (XLII, 4)

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Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. [Fr., La parole a ete donnce a l'homme pour deguiser sa pensee.]

Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes , Source: Annales (XI, 29)

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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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Not seldom clad in radiant vest Deceitfully goes forth the dawn, Not seldom evening in the west Sinks smilingly forsworn.

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

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Life's cares are comforts; such by heaven design'd He that has none, must make them or be wretched.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: My Heart Leaps Up

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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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Physician, heal thyself.

Bible Quotes , Source: Luke (ch. IV, v. 23)

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Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.

Aristotle Quotes , Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Bible Quotes , Source: Acts (ch. XX, v. 35)

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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 righteous man regardeth the life of this beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XII, v. 10)

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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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A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVII, v. 15)

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Open rebuke is better than secret love.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVII, v. 5)

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Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVII, v. 6)

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