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    Will fortune never come with both hands full,
    But write her fair words still in foulest letters?
    She either gives a stomach and no food--
    Such are the poor, in health--or else a feast
    And takes away the stomach-- such are the rich,
    That have abundance, and enjoy it not.

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Life consists not merely in existing, but in enjoying health.

Life consists not merely in existing, but in enjoying health.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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What sweeter gift from nature has fallen to the lot of man than
his children?

What sweeter gift from nature has fallen to the lot of man than
his children?

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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A bad reader soon puts to flight both wise men and fools.

A bad reader soon puts to flight both wise men and fools.

by Thomas Hood Found in: General Sayings,
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Restive horses must be roughly dealt with.

Restive horses must be roughly dealt with.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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He who repents of his fault is almost guiltless.

He who repents of his fault is almost guiltless.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
[Lat., Idem Accio quod Titio jus esto.]

What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
[Lat., Idem Accio quod Titio jus esto.]

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Straining breaks the bow, and relaxation relieves the mind.
[Lat., Arcum intensio frangit, animum remissio.]

Straining breaks the bow, and relaxation relieves the mind.
[Lat., Arcum intensio frangit, animum remissio.]

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It's a proud horse that will not carry his owne provender.

It's a proud horse that will not carry his owne provender.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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To a close shorne sheepe, God gives wind by measure.
[To a close shorn sheep, God gives wind by read more

To a close shorne sheepe, God gives wind by measure.
[To a close shorn sheep, God gives wind by measure.]

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