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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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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.

Unknown Quotes

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

Unknown Quotes

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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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Nothing is more obnoxious than a low person raised to a high position.

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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