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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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To play at Chesse when the house is on fire.

To play at Chesse when the house is on fire.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Serve a noble disposition, though poore, the time comes that hee
will repay thee.

Serve a noble disposition, though poore, the time comes that hee
will repay thee.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The life of spies is to know, not bee known.

The life of spies is to know, not bee known.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Truth is a dog that must to kennel. He must be whipped, when
Lady, the brach, may stand by read more

Truth is a dog that must to kennel. He must be whipped, when
Lady, the brach, may stand by the fire and stink.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four
which I know not:
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There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four
which I know not:
The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock;
the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man
with a maid.

by Bible Found in: General Sayings, Wooing Sayings,
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Breathes there a man, whose judgment clear
Can others teach their course to steer,
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Breathes there a man, whose judgment clear
Can others teach their course to steer,
Yet run himself life's mad career
Wild as the wave?

by John Bunyan Found in: General Sayings,
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Now, my sere fancy "falls into the yellow
Leaf," and imagination droops her pinion;
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Now, my sere fancy "falls into the yellow
Leaf," and imagination droops her pinion;
And the sad truth, which hovers o'er my desk,
Turns what was once romantic to burlesque.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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He that makes his bed ill, lies there.

He that makes his bed ill, lies there.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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