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A closed mouth catches no flies.
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A person dishonored is worst than dead.
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A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
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A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
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Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
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Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.
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Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
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Drink moderately, for drunkeness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.
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Every man is as God made him, ay, and often worse.
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Every man is as heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.
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Every man is the son of his own works.
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Fair and softly goes far.
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Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
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For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
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For if he like a madman lived, At least he like a wise one died.
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Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.
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From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
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God bears with the wicked, but not forever.
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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.
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He had a face like a blessing.
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He is mad past recovery, but yet he has lucid intervals.
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He preaches well that lives well.
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He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
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Hold you there, neither a strange hand nor my own, neither heavy nor light shall touch my bum.
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I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.
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I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
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I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea.
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In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
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It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
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It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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Jests that give pains are no jests.
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Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
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Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
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Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.
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Man appoints, and God disappoints.
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Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
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Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
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No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
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No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve.
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One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
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One of the most considerable advantages the great have over their inferiors is to have servants as good as themselves.
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Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
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Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
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Pray look better, Sir... those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
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Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
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Take care, your worship, those things over there are not giants but windmills.
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Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
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That which costs little is less valued.
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That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.
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The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
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The eyes those silent tongues of love.
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The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
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The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
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There are only two families in the world, my old grandmother used to say, the Haves and the Have-nots.
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There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
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There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
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There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.
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There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war.
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There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
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Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.
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Thou hast seen nothing yet.
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Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
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Tis a dainty thing to command, though twere but a flock of sheep.
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'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.
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Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.
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To be prepared is half the victory.
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To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
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Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
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True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
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Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.
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Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
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Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
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Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice.
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Virtue is the truest nobility.
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Well, there's a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.
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When the severity of the law is to be softened, let pity, not bribes, be the motive.
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When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
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