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Saturday, 03 December 2022

It's a melancholy indeed that our chief comforts often produce our greatest anxieties, and thatan increase of our passions is but an inlet to new disquitetudes.

- Goldsmith, The Good Natured Man -

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Do not anticipate trouble, of worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

- Franklin -

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Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

- Holmes -

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Apologies only account for the evil which they cannot alter.

- Disraeli -

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Costly the habit as the purse can buy,But not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy;For the apparel oft proclaims the man.

- Swift, Hamlet -

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She looks as if butter wouldn't melt in her mouth.

- Swift, Polite Conversation -

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All that giltters is not gold;Gilded tombs do worms unfold.

- Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice -

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Foolish men mistake transitory semblances for eternal fact, and go astray more and more.

- Carlyle -

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Now good digestion wait on appettite, and health on both.

- Shakespeare -

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In the vain laughter of folly wisdom bears half applause.

- George Eliot, Romola -

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Oh, to be in EnglandNow that April's there.

- R. Browning, Home Thought Aborad -

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A Gothic church is petrified religion.

- Coleridge -

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He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.

- Shakespeare, Love's Labour Lost -

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Clear statement is argument.

- W.G.T.Shedd -

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Wise men argue cause: fools decide them.

- Anacharsis -

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The best armour is to keep out of gunshot.

- Bacon -

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Army is a good book in which to study human life.

- De Vigny -

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Nothing is more hateful to a poor man than the purseproud arrogance of rich.

- Cumberland -

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Art is long and time is fleeting.

- Longfellow, A Psalm of life -

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