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Those, that with haste will make a mighty fire, Begin it with weak straws.

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

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Now out of this nettle, danger, will I pluck the flower, safety.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Hotspur at II, iii)

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O, while you live, tell truth, and shame the devil.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Hotspur at III, i)

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But, Clifford, tell me, didst thou never hear, That things ill got had ever bad success?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part III (King Henry at II, ii)

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And, oftentimes, excusing of a fault, Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.

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

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Then westward ho! Grace and good disposition attend your ladyship.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Twelfth Night, or, What You Will (Viola at III, i)

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A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays, And confident to-morrows.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: The Excursion

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We take no note of time But from its loss.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: My Heart Leaps Up

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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

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If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

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A people without history is like the wind on the buffalo grass.

Sioux Saying Quotes

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There is safety in numbers. [Lat., Defendit numerus.]

Anonymous Quotes , Source: "The World of Mathematics" edited by J.R. Newman (p. 1452)

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Money makes the man.

Aristodemus Quotes , Source: see Alcaeus, "Fragment--Miscellaneous--Songs"

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One swallow does not make spring.

Aristotle Quotes , Source: Ethic--Nicom (bk. I)

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He that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 9)

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As dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to this folly.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVI, v. 11)

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Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXX, v. 8)

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Unto the pure all things are pure.

Bible Quotes , Source: Titus (ch. I, v. 15)

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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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Those, who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose.

Thomas Fuller Quotes , Source: Gnomologia

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Amiens was taken by the Fox, and retaken by the Lion.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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He confesses his guilt who flies from his trial.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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Anything for a quiet life.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: title of a play

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Nothing is impossible to industry.

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

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May everything he treads upon become a rose!

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

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