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The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.

The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.

by Robert Green Ingersoll Found in: Worth Quotes,
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History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.

by Lawrence Durrell Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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My glass is not large, but I drink from my glass.
[Fr., Mon verre n'est pas grand, mais je read more

My glass is not large, but I drink from my glass.
[Fr., Mon verre n'est pas grand, mais je bois dans mon verre.]

by Frederic R. Marvin Found in: Worth Quotes,
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They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were
slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins read more

They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were
slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and
goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, and tormented;
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts,
and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

by Bible Found in: Worth Quotes,
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Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
[Lat., Nihil vulgare te dignum videri potest.]

Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
[Lat., Nihil vulgare te dignum videri potest.]

by Augustus Caesar Found in: Worth Quotes,
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An ounce of enterprise is worth a pound of privilege.

An ounce of enterprise is worth a pound of privilege.

by Frederic R. Marvin Found in: Worth Quotes,
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It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold,
than of the office which one read more

It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold,
than of the office which one fills.
[Fr., Il est plus facile de paraitre digne des emplois qu'on n'a
pas que de ceux que l'on exerce.]

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Progress, far from consisting of change, depends on retentiveness... Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Progress, far from consisting of change, depends on retentiveness... Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

by George Santayana Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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This mournful truth is everywhere confess'd,
Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.

This mournful truth is everywhere confess'd,
Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Worth Quotes,
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