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Saturday, 03 December 2022

Death comes to allBut great achievents raise a monumentWhich shall endure until the sun grows cold.

- Georgius Fabricus -

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Have patience with the jealousies and petulances of actors, for their hour is their eternity.

- Richard Garnett, Ibid Preface -

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As in a theatre, the eyes of men,After a well graced actor leaves the stage,Are idly bent on him that enters next,Thinking his rattle to be tedious. - William Shakespeare, IbidOn the stage he was natural, simple, affecting :'Twas only that when he was off he was acting.

- Oliver Goldsmith, Retaliation -

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Every noble acquisition is attended with risks; he who fears to encounter the one, must not expect to obtain the other.

- Metastasio -

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Sudden acquaintance brings repentance.

- Thomas Fuller -

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If a man is worth knowing at all, he is worth knowing well.

- Alexander Smith -

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Think in the morning, act in the noon , eat in the evening, sleep in the night.

- William Blake -

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The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.

- Locke -

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The actions of men are like the index to a book; they point out what is most remarkable in them.

- Thomas -

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The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

- Thomas Henry Huxley -

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I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease but the doctrine of the strenuous life.

- Theodore Roosevelt, Speech before the Amiltion Club Chicago -

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Actios are our; their consequences belong to heaven.

- Sir P.Francis -

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Strong reasons make strong actions.

- Shakespeare, KingJohn -

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Whilst Adam slept, Eve from his side arose :Strange his first sleep should be his last repose.

- Anon, The Consequences -

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In Adam's fallWe sinned all

- New England Printer -

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Oh, Adam was a gardener, and God made him seed.That half a proper gardener's work is done upon his knees.

- Rudyard Kipling, Ibid -

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She gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

- John Milton -

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So curses all Eve's daughters of what complexion soever.

- William Shakespeare, Ibid -

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She gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

- John Milton -

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