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How blessings brighten as they take their flight.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: My Heart Leaps Up

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Felds hath eyen, and wode have eres.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 1,522), The Knight's Tale

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A fat house-keeper makes leane Executors.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Peace is obtained by war.

Motto Quotes , Source: of the State of Kentucky

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It is a pleasant thing to be pointed at with the finger, and to hear it said, "That is he."

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

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'Tis dangerous to take a cold, to sleep, to drink; but I tell you, my lord fool, out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.

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

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When things are at the worst they sometimes mend.

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It is a wretched thing to rest upon the fame of others, lest, the supporting pillar being removed, the superstructure should collapse in ruin.

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Snuffling through his nose some stale joke.

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

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You are too sarcastic.

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

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However exalted our position, we should still not despise the powers of the humble.

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

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The success of the wicked tempts many to sin.

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

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The sweat of industry would dry and die, But for the end it works to.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Cymbeline (Balarius at III, vi)

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A little more than kin, and less than kind!

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

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The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.

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

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Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

Eskimo Proverb Quotes

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Give a man enough rope and he'll hang himself.

American Proverb Quotes

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The best things in life are free.

American Proverb Quotes

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Get your feet on the ground.

Proverb Quotes

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Whatever you advise, be as brief as possible.

Dutch Proverb Quotes

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Prevention is better than cure.

Dutch Proverb Quotes

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Subtlety set a trap and caught itself.

Latin Proverb Quotes

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Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.

Italian Proverb Quotes

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A living dog is better than a dead lion.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. IX, v. 4)

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The heart of the wise in in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 4)

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