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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.

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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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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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Although the last, not least.

Edmund Spenser Quotes , Source: Colin Clout (l. 444)

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There is no disputing about taste. [Lat., De gustibus non disputandum.]

Edmund Spenser Quotes , Source: Colin Clout (l. 444)

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No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VI, v. 24)

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Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions than ruined by too confident a security.

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

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And last, the crown of a' my grief.

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

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I am not now in fortune's power, He that is down can fall no lower.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy--Democritus to the Reader (p. 35)

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Mutually giving and receiving aid, They set each other off, like light and shade.

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

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When yet was ever found a mother Who'd give her booby for another?

Thomas Fuller Quotes , Source: Gnomologia

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Fight thou with shafts of silver, and o'ercome When no force else can get the masterdom.

Robert Herrick Quotes , Source: Money Gets the Mastery

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Haste makes waste.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. II)

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Two heads are better than one.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. IX)

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Who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. I, l. 648)

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The moon is made of a green cheese.

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Strike the iron whilst it is hot.

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

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Hard toil can roughen form and face, And want call quench the eye's bright grace.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Marmion (canto I, st. 28)

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