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    Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale,
    Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man,
    And bitter shame hath spoiled the sweet world's taste,
    That it yields nought but shame and bitterness.

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What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name
would smell as sweet.

What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name
would smell as sweet.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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But what avail'd this temperance, not complete
Against another object more enticing?

But what avail'd this temperance, not complete
Against another object more enticing?

by Thomas Middleton Found in: General Sayings,
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Ill vessels seldome miscarry.

Ill vessels seldome miscarry.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Our neighbour's crop is always more fruitful and his cattle
produce more milk than our own.

Our neighbour's crop is always more fruitful and his cattle
produce more milk than our own.

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The ofspring of those that are very young, or very old, lasts
not.

The ofspring of those that are very young, or very old, lasts
not.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The fault is as great as hee that is faulty.

The fault is as great as hee that is faulty.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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To err is human, but to persevere in error is only the act of a
fool.
[Lat., Cujusvis read more

To err is human, but to persevere in error is only the act of a
fool.
[Lat., Cujusvis hominis est errare, nullius nisi insipientis in
errore perseverare.]

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Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.

Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.

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Gold delights to walk through the very midst of the guard, and to
break its way through hard rocks, read more

Gold delights to walk through the very midst of the guard, and to
break its way through hard rocks, more powerful in its blow than
lightning.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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