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A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.

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Words pay no debts.

Words pay no debts.

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Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
[Fr., La parole a ete donnce a l'homme pour deguiser read more

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
[Fr., La parole a ete donnce a l'homme pour deguiser sa pensee.]

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She was one of those who by fortune's boon
Are born, as they say, with a silver spoon
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She was one of those who by fortune's boon
Are born, as they say, with a silver spoon
In her mouth, not a wooden ladle.

by Aaron Hill Found in: General Sayings,
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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have
greatness thrust upon 'em.

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have
greatness thrust upon 'em.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Though you see a Church-man ill, yet continue in the Church
still.

Though you see a Church-man ill, yet continue in the Church
still.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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There are words and accents by which this grief can be assuaged,
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There are words and accents by which this grief can be assuaged,
and the disease in a great measure removed.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Sweet is the recollection of difficulties overcome.

Sweet is the recollection of difficulties overcome.

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Thus the whirligig of time
Brings in his revenges.

Thus the whirligig of time
Brings in his revenges.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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