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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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Trust not those cunning waters of his eyes, For villany is not without such rheum.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life and Death of King John (Salisbury at IV, iii)

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Alas! sir, In what have I offended you? What cause Hath my behaviour given to your displeasure?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Eighth (Queen Katharine at II, 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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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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The generous heart Should scorn a pleasure which gives others pain.

Thales of Miletus Quotes , Source: his motto as inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi

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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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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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Better a bad excuse, than none at all.

William Camden Quotes , Source: Remaines--Proverbs (p. 293)

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What you keep by you, you may change and mend; But words once spoke can never be recall'd.

John Dickinson Quotes , Source: The Liberty Song of 1768

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Fierce eagles breed not the tender dove.

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There are faults we would fain pardon.

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There is a devil in every berry of the grape.

Thomas a Kempis Quotes , Source: Imitation of Christ

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Hard cases make bad law.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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Laughter holding both his sides.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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Who aspires must down as low As high he soar'd.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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Who reigns within himself, and rules Passions, desires, and fears, is more a king.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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Success brings many to ruin.

Periander of Corinth Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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Her pretty action did outsell her gift, And yet enriched it too. She gave it me and said She prized it once.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Cymbeline (Iachimo at II, iv)

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One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at I, v)

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