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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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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 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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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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Unto the pure all things are pure.

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

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There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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I'ld charm her with the magic of a switch.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Man Was Made to Mourn

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Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn! Wi' tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquebae, we'll face the devil!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Tam o' Shanter (l. 105)

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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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Whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Whistle, and I'll Come to You (act IV, sc. 4)

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No rule is so general, which admits not some exception.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. I, sc. II, memb. 2, subsect. 3)

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