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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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Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

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

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Silence gives consent. [Lat., Qui tacet, consentire videtur.]

Pope Boniface VIII Quotes , Source: Decretals (bk. V, 12, 43), taken from the Canon Law

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But pleasures are like poppies spread: You seize the flower,--its bloom is shed.

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

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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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Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a' kennin' wrang To step aside is human.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Address to Unco Guid

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Penny wise, pound foolish.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy--Democritus to the Reader (p. 35)

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The present century was growing blind To the great Marlborough's skill in giving knocks, Until his late life by Archdeacon Coxe.

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Better a bad excuse, than none at all.

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

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Many a smale maketh a grate.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The Canterbury Tales, The Parson's Tale

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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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Three things are men most likely to be cheated in, a horse, a wig, and a wife.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes , Source: Poor Richard

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Fierce eagles breed not the tender dove.

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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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For evil news rides post, while good news baits.

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

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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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Novelty in all things is charming.

Ovid Publius Ovidius Naso Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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I have cut my leg with my own adze.

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

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He who has once made himself notorious as utterly unprincipled, is not credited even when he speaks the truth.

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

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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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