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Quotations Page 'E'

Monday, 17 June 2024

I see you stand like grey hounds in the slips.Straining upon the start.

- Shakespeare, Henry V -

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Early to bed and early to riseMakes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

- Franklin -

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The early morning hath gold in its mouth.

- Wellington -

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A man in earnest finds means, or if he cannot, creates them.

- Canning -

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For not to leave at ease is not to leave.

- Deyden, Persius -

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Studious of laborious ease.

- Cowper, The Garden -

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The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

- Carvantes -

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Other men live to eat, while I eat to live.

- Socrates -

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Let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we shall die.

- Old Testament, Isaiah -

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That so few now dare to be eccentric makes the chief danger of the time.

- J.S.Mill, Liberty -

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Our echoes roll from soul to soul,And grow for ever, for ever.

- Tennyson, The Princess -

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Ere you consult your fancy, consult your purse.

- Frankline -

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He who will not economize will have to agonize.

- Confucius -

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Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.

- Franklin -

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Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.

- Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams -

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Education is the chief defence of nations.

- Burke -

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What then is education? Surely gymnastics for the body and music for the mind.

- Plato, Republic -

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Education begins with life.

- Franklin -

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The great secret of education is to secure the body and mental exercise shall always serve that relax one another.

- Rousseau, Emile -

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