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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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A far greater warfare lies hidden under this assumed peace.

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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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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Know all and you will pardon all.

Thomas a Kempis Quotes , Source: Imitation of Christ

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He confesses his guilt who flies from his trial.

Decimus Laberius Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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Anything for a quiet life.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: title of a play

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All was false and hollow, though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worst appear The better reason.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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Laughter holding both his sides.

Thomas Middleton Quotes , Source: Roaring Girl (act II, sc. 1)

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Always keep your hook in the water: where you least expect one, the fish will be found.

Old Song Quotes , Source: war song, popular in England (1919)

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Nothing is impossible to industry.

Periander of Corinth Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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May everything he treads upon become a rose!

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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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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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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Judge of a tree by its fruit, not by its leaves.

Periander of Corinth Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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