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Monday, 28 November 2022

There is no ancient gentleman but gardeners .... they hold up Adam's profession.

- Victor Hugo -

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Brahma once asked of force, 'Who is stronger than thou'? She replied, "Address".

- Victor Hugo -

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Yet let not each gay turn the rapture move;For fools admire, but men of sense approve.

- Alexander Pope -

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Administration is very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

- Addison The Spectator -

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She named the inafant "Pearl" at being of great price purchased with all she had.

- Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ibid -

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What men called gallantary, and gods adultery.Is much more common where the climate's sultry.

- Byron, Don Juan, I -

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It is a wise father that knows his own child.

- William Shakespeare -

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The ass will carry his load, but not a double load :ride not a free horse to death.

- Miguel De Carvantes -

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Advantage is a better soldier than rashness.

- Shakespeare, Henry V -

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For when I gave you an inch, you look an ell.

- Johan Heywood, Ibid -

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Adventure was his coronal.And all his wealth was wandering.

- Henry Hervert Knibbs -

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The day shall not be up so soon as I. To try the fair adventure of tomorrow.

- William Shakespeare, Ibid -

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Sweet are the uses of adversity.Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous.Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

- William Shakespeare, As you Like it -

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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.

- Francis Bacon -

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Adversity introduces a man to himself.

- avon -

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Affliction may one day smile again, and till then, sit thee down, sorrow!

- William Shakespeare -

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Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.

- Proverb -

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You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

- Douglas, South Wind -

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Sanely applied advertising could remake the world.

- Stuart Chase -

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