Quotes by proverbs

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  • William Mathews
    William Mathews
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    All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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    As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
    delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
    which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
    I collected some of their Proverbs.
  • Sir William Temple
    Sir William Temple
    British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
    Sir William Temple
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    Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
    Thomas Hardy
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    Don't you go believing in sayings, Picotee: they are all made by men, for their own advantages. Women who use public proverbs as a guide through events are those who have not ingenuity enough to make private ones as each event occurs.
  • John Florio
    John Florio
    English linguist and lexicographer 1553-1625
    John Florio
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    For proverbs are the pith, the proprieties, the proofs, the purities, the elegancies, as the commonest so the commendablest phrases of a language. To use them is a grace, to understand them a good.
  • John Bunyan
    John Bunyan
    British writer 1628-1688
    John Bunyan
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    Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep, and God can speak to that, either by words, by proverbs, by signs and similitudes, as well as if one was awake.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Patch grief with proverbs.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Proverbs are alsvys platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
    William R. Alger
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    Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
    Miguel de Cervantes
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    Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
  • Isaac D'Israeli
    Isaac D'Israeli
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    The wise make proverbs, and fools repeat them.
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