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From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: Cato (act V, sc. 4)

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For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.

Bible Quotes , Source: Hosea (ch. VIII, v. 7)

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Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. VII, v. 20)

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Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVI, v. 27)

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Youth will be served, every dog has his day, and mine has been a fine one.

George Henry Borrow Quotes , Source: Lavengro (ch. 92)

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As you sow y' are like to reap.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. II, canto II, l. 504)

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The thorns which I have reap'd are of the tree I planted--they have torn me--and I bleed! I should have known what fruit would spring from such a seed.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 10)

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The pitcher goes so often to the fountain (that if gets broken). [Sp., Tantas veces va el cantarillo a la fuente.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (I, 30)

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It will be seen in the frying of the eggs. [Sp., Al freir de los huevos lo vera.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (I, 37)

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As thou sowest, so shalt thou reap. [Sp., Ut sementem feceris, ita metes.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Oratore (II, 65)

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O! lady, we receive but what we give, And in our life alone doth nature live; Ours is her wedding garment, ours her shroud!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes , Source: Dejection--An Ode (IV)

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From little spark may burst a mighty flame.

Dante ("Dante Alighieri") Quotes , Source: Paradise (canto I, l. 34)

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Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.

Dante ("Dante Alighieri") Quotes , Source: Paradise (canto I, l. 34)

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Consequences are unpitying. Our deeds carry their terrible consequences, quite apart from any fluctuations that went before--consequences that are hardly ever confined to ourselves.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: Adam Bede (ch. XVI)

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A bad ending follows a bad beginning.

Euripides Quotes , Source: Frag. Melanip. (Stoboeus)

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So comes a reck'ning when the banquet's o'er, The dreadful reckn'ning, and men smile no more.

John Gay Quotes , Source: The What D'ye Call It (act II, sc. 9)

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That from small fires comes oft no small mishap.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: The Temple--Artillerie

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What dire Offence from am'rous Causes springs, What mighty Contests rise from trivial Things.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Rape of the Lock (canto I, l. 1)

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The ends must justify the means.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Rape of the Lock (canto I, l. 1)

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Contentious fierce, Ardent, and dire, spring from no petty cause.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: Peveril of the Peak (ch. XL)

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So holy writ in babes hath judgment shown When judges have been babes; great floods have flown From simple sources, and great seas have dried When miracles have by the greatest been denied.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: All's Well That Ends Well (Helena at II, i)

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Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment? that parchment, being scribbled o'er, should undo a man? Some say the bee stings, but I say 'tis the bee's wax; for I did but seal once to a thing, and I was never mind own man since.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part II (Cade at IV, ii)

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How far your eyes may pierce I cannot tell; Striving to better, oft we mar what's well.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Lear (Albany at I, iv)

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Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at III, ii)

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Thou marvell'st at my words, but hold thee still; Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at III, ii)

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