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Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.

Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.

by Plutarch Found in: Economy Quotes,
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The drop hollows out the stone not by strength, but by constant
falling.
[Lat., Gutta cavat lapidem non read more

The drop hollows out the stone not by strength, but by constant
falling.
[Lat., Gutta cavat lapidem non vi, sed saepe cadendo.]

by Plutarch Found in: Perseverance Quotes,
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Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.

Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.

by Plutarch Found in: Perseverance Quotes,
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A Traveller at Sparta, standing long upon one leg, said to a
Lacedaemonian, "I do not believe you can read more

A Traveller at Sparta, standing long upon one leg, said to a
Lacedaemonian, "I do not believe you can do as much." "True,"
said he. "but every goose can."

by Plutarch Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Even if a minefield or the abyss should lie before me, I will
march straight ahead without looking back.

Even if a minefield or the abyss should lie before me, I will
march straight ahead without looking back.

by Plutarch Found in: Perseverance Quotes,
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