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The mind still longs for what it has missed, and loses itself in the contemplation of the past.

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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Out of breath to no possible purpose; in attempting everything, doing nothing.

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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Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.

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

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Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard. It seems to me most strange that men should fear, Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Julius Caesar (Caesar at II, ii)

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When in good health we easily give good advice to the sick.

Terence Publius Terentius Afer Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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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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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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Consider the end.

Chilo of Sparta Chilon Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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Ourselves are to ourselves the cause of ill.

Chilo of Sparta Chilon Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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A far greater warfare lies hidden under this assumed peace.

John Clarke Quotes , Source: Paroemiologia (p. 21, ed. 1639)

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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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He did not care a button for it.

Francois Rabelais Quotes , Source: Works (bk. II, ch. XVI)

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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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Although the last, not least.

Edmund Spenser Quotes , Source: Colin Clout (l. 444)

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When things are at the worst they sometimes mend.

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Mutually giving and receiving aid, They set each other off, like light and shade.

Chilo of Sparta Chilon Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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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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