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Believe Robert who has tried it.
[Lat., Experto crede Roberto.]

Believe Robert who has tried it.
[Lat., Experto crede Roberto.]

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Penny wise, pound foolish.

Penny wise, pound foolish.

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Set a beggar on horseback, and he will ride a gallop.
[Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll outride read more

Set a beggar on horseback, and he will ride a gallop.
[Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll outride the Devil.]

by Robert Burton Found in: Beggary Quotes,
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Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, read more

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.

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They have cheveril consciences that will stretch.

They have cheveril consciences that will stretch.

by Robert Burton Found in: Conscience Quotes,
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