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It the best to be with those in time, that we hope to be within eternity.
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It is always darkest just before the day dawneth.
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Health is not valued till sickness comes.
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Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
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If I speak what is false, I must answer for it; if truth, it will answer for me.
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He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.
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Learn to hold thy tongue; five words cost Zacharias forty weeks of silence.
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If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
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He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
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For a wife take the daughter of a good mother.
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Kindness is the noblest weapon to conquer with.
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Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.
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It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
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She commandeth her husband, in any equal matter, by constant obeying him.
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Nature hath appointed the twilight, as a bridge, to pass us out of night into day.
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He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
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As for those parents who will not use the rod upon their children, I pray God He useth not their children as a rod for them.
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Pride, perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
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If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
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Better hazard once than always be in fear.
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Lord, be pleased to shake my clay cottage before Thou throwest it down.
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The schoolmaster deserves to be beaten himself who beats nature in a boy for a fault. And I question whether all the whippings in the world can make their parts which are naturally sluggish rise one minute before the hour nature hath appointed.
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Pride had rather go out of the way than go behind.
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It was said of one who preached very well, and lived very ill, "that when he was out of the pulpit it was pity he should ever go into it; and when he was in the pulpit, it was pity he should ever come out of it."
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He that has no fools, knaves nor beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightning.
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If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
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It is a shame when the church itself is a cemetery, where the living sleep above the ground, as the dead do beneath.
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Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
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Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.
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That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
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All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
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Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
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Try to be happy in this very present moment; and put not off being so to a time to come; as though that time should be of another make from this, which is already come, and is ours.
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Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.
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Miracles are the swaddling clothes of infant churches.
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Disobedient children, if preserved from the gallows, are reserved for the rack, to be tortured by their own posterity. One complaining, that never father had so undutiful a child as he had, yes, said his son, with less grace than truth, my grandfather had.
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A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.
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The fool wanders, a wise man travels.
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All doors open to courtesy.
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It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.
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History maketh a young man to be old, without wrinkles or gray hairs, privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.
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Ingratitude is the abridgment of all baseness; a fault never found unattended with other viciousness.
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With foxes we must play the fox.
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If thou would'st be borne with, then bear with others.
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Deceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs.
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If thou art a master, be sometimes blind, if a servant, sometimes deaf.
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Dwell not too long upon sports; for as they refresh a man that is weary, so they weary a man that is refreshed.
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Spill not the morning (the quintessence of the day!) in recreations, for sleep is a recreation. Add not, therefore, sauce to sauce. Pastime, like wine, is poison in the morning. It is then good husbandry to sow the head, which hath lain fallow all night, with some serious work.
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Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.
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Nature teaches us to love our friends, but religion our enemies.
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