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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter,
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He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter,
or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the
snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.

by Bible Found in: General Sayings,
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Whatever is made by the hand of man, by the hand of man may be
overturned.

Whatever is made by the hand of man, by the hand of man may be
overturned.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Let me skim the water with one oar, and with the other touch
sand. [Go not out of your read more

Let me skim the water with one oar, and with the other touch
sand. [Go not out of your depth.]

by Matthew Prior Found in: General Sayings,
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Take heed of the wrath of a mighty man, and the tumult of the
people.

Take heed of the wrath of a mighty man, and the tumult of the
people.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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When you are an Anvill, hold you still; when you are a hammer,
strike your fill.

When you are an Anvill, hold you still; when you are a hammer,
strike your fill.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich;
And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds,
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For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich;
And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds,
So honour peereth in the meanest habit.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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The web of life is of mingled yarn, good and ill together.

The web of life is of mingled yarn, good and ill together.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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And we must take the current when it serves;
Or lose our ventures.

And we must take the current when it serves;
Or lose our ventures.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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