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Friday, 02 December 2022

Valuting ambition which overleaps itself

- Shakespeare -

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Desire of greatness is a godlike sin.

- Dryden : Absalom and Achitophel -

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How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and suc and success.

- Madame Swetchine -

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Amusement to an observing mind in study.

- Disraeli -

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Anarchy is hatred of human authority, atheism of adevine authority - two sides of the same whole.

- Macphetron -

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The man who has not anything to bost of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato - the only good belonging to him is underground.

- Sir Thomas Overbury, Characters -

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Breed is stronger pasture.

- George Eliot -

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Birth is nothing where virtue is not.

- Moliere -

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Look homeward, Angle, now, and melt with truth.

- Milton Lycidas -

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And flights of angels sing thee to the rest.

- Shakespeare, Hamlet -

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We are like angels till our passion dies.

- Decker -

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Anger is short madness.

- Horace Epistles -

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To be angry is revenge the faults of others on ourselves.

- Pope -

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Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

- Bacon -

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Anger is one of the sinews of soul.

- Fuller -

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To be furiousIs to be frightened out of fear, and in that mood, the dove will peck the estridge.

- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra -

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He who foresees calamities suffers them twice over.

- Porteous -

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Nothing is good as it seems beforehand.

- George Eliot -

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Those we call the ancients were really new in everything..

- Pascal -

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