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Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
Fortune, that favors fools.
Talking is the disease of age.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion!
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a…
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
‘Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t’will be virtue.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Honor’s a good brooch to wear in a man’s hat at all times.
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