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What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted.

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

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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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Truth is a dog that must to kennel. He must be whipped, when Lady, the brach, may stand by the fire and stink.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Lear (Fool at I, iv)

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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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Trust not those cunning waters of his eyes, For villany is not without such rheum.

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

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Alas! sir, In what have I offended you? What cause Hath my behaviour given to your displeasure?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Eighth (Queen Katharine at II, iv)

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I know myself now, and I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities, A still and quiet conscience.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of King Henry the Eighth (Wolsey at III, ii)

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To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v)

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Young in limbs, in judgment old.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Merchant of Venice (Morocco at II, vii)

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Good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Bottom at IV, i)

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What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Romeo and Juliet (Juliet at II, ii)

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An honest tale speeds best being plainly told.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Tragedy of King Richard the Third (Queen Elizabeth at IV, iv)

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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 kindness spontaneously offered to him who needs it, is doubly gratifying.

Jonathan Swift Quotes , Source: Pastoral Dialogue (l. 7)

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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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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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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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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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Good Americans when they die go to Paris.

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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