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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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When things are at the worst they sometimes mend.

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Let him play the second fiddle who can't play the first.

Unknown Quotes

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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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Nature has placed his own happiness in each man's hands, if he only knew how to use it.

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

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The best manners are stained by haughtiness.

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

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Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turn'd, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

William Congreve Quotes , Source: The Mourning Bride (act III, sc. 2)

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Sweet is pleasure after pain.

Laertius Diogenes Quotes , Source: also attributed to William Shakespeare

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Those, who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose.

Thomas Fuller Quotes , Source: Gnomologia

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A little and good fills the trencher.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Amiens was taken by the Fox, and retaken by the Lion.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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An examin'd enterprize goes on boldly.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Put your toong in your purse.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Dialogue of Wit and Folly (pt. II, l. 263)

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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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