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A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
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A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
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A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
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Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
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Be thrifty, but not covetous.
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Better never begin than never make an end.
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Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
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Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
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Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
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Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
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Good words are worth much, and cost little.
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He hath no leisure who useth it not.
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He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
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He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
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He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
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He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
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Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
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If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
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In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
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It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
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Life is half spent before we know what it is.
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Living well is the best revenge.
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Love and a cough cannot be hid.
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Many kiss the hand they wish cut off.
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Never was a miser a brave soul.
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Night is the mother of counsels.
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None knows the weight of another's burden.
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One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
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One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
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One sword keeps another in the sheath.
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Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
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Punishment is lame, but it comes.
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Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
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Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
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Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
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Spend not on hopes.
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Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
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Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
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Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.
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The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.
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The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
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The eyes have one language everywhere.
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The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.
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The offender never pardons.
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The resolved mind hath no cares.
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The shortest answer is doing.
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There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.
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There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
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There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
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Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
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War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
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You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
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