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You cannot know wine by the barrell. [You cannot know the wine by the barrel.]

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Fierce eagles breed not the tender dove.

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No man ever properly calculates from time to time what it is his duty to avoid.

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A countenance inconceivably forbidding.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Every Man in his Humour (act I, sc. 1)

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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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I have been a soldier, Till the helm hath worn those aged temples bare.

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

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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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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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Consider the misfortunes of others, and you will be the better able to bear your own.

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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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The pot boils badly.

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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There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Fortunes of Nigel (ch. 35)

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The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new, And hope is brightest when it dawns from fears; The rose is sweetest wash'd with morning dew, And love is loveliest when embalm'd in tears.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: The Lady of the Lake (canto IV)

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Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd, As home his footsteps he hath turn'd, From wandering on a foreign strand!

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: The Lay of the Last Ministrel (canto VI, st. 1)

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A friend always loves, but he who loves is not always a friend.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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After a bad harvest sow again. [Yield not to difficulties.]

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Do what you should, not what you may.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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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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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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For murder though it have no tongue, will speak With most miraculous organ.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at II, ii)

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