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A fool's wild speech confounds the wise.

A fool's wild speech confounds the wise.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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'Tis pleasant to have a large heap to take from.

'Tis pleasant to have a large heap to take from.

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Giving much to the poore, doth inrich a mans store.

Giving much to the poore, doth inrich a mans store.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall:
Some run from breaks of ice, and answer none,
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Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall:
Some run from breaks of ice, and answer none,
And some condemned for a fault alone.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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He never sought to stem the current. [Of a statesman who
accommodates his views to public opinion.]

He never sought to stem the current. [Of a statesman who
accommodates his views to public opinion.]

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The mother endures with greater courage the loss of one out many
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The mother endures with greater courage the loss of one out many
children, than she who, in her tears, exclaims, "Thou wast my
only one!"

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To-night, at least, to-night be gay,
Whate'er to-morrow brings.

To-night, at least, to-night be gay,
Whate'er to-morrow brings.

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How much in love with himself, and that too without a rival!

How much in love with himself, and that too without a rival!

by Charles Churchill Found in: General Sayings,
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Others' follies teach us not,
Nor much their wisdom teaches;
And most of sterling worth is what
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Others' follies teach us not,
Nor much their wisdom teaches;
And most of sterling worth is what
Our own experience preaches.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: General Sayings,
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