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A pleasant traveling companion helps us on our journey as much as a carriage.

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

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The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.

Tacitus Caius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes , Source: Annales (XI, 29)

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When in good health we easily give good advice to the sick.

Terence Publius Terentius Afer Quotes , Source: (Latin)

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The generous heart Should scorn a pleasure which gives others pain.

Thales of Miletus Quotes , Source: his motto as inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi

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How blessings brighten as they take their flight.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: My Heart Leaps Up

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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

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A people without history is like the wind on the buffalo grass.

Sioux Saying Quotes

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And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Bible Quotes , Source: John (ch. VIII, v. 32)

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Man proposes, and God disposes. [It., Ordina l'uomo, e dio dispone.]

Ludovico Ariosto Quotes , Source: Orlando Furioso (ch. XLVI, 35)

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Felds hath eyen, and wode have eres.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 1,522), The Knight's Tale

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Consider the end.

Chilo of Sparta Chilon Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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Ourselves are to ourselves the cause of ill.

Chilo of Sparta Chilon Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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Here is a fine field for talent.

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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A faire wife and a frontire Castle breede quarrels.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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A fat house-keeper makes leane Executors.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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For well-dowered wife, credit, friends, birth and beauty, all-powerful money gives them all.

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God has joined the innocent with the guilty.

Unknown Quotes

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Peace is obtained by war.

Motto Quotes , Source: of the State of Kentucky

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It is a pleasant thing to be pointed at with the finger, and to hear it said, "That is he."

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

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Snuffling through his nose some stale joke.

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

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The success of the wicked tempts many to sin.

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

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He did not care a button for it.

Francois Rabelais Quotes , Source: Works (bk. II, ch. XVI)

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He may as well not thank at all, who thanks when none are by.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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'Tis dangerous to take a cold, to sleep, to drink; but I tell you, my lord fool, out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Hotspur at II, iii)

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