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Even the fool says a wise word sometimes.
Under white ashes there is glowing coal.
He who has a tongue, may go to rome.
Wise men learn by other men’s mistakes, fools by their own.
Let every fox take care of his own tail.
The sound of the bell does not drive away rooks.
“yes” and “no” govern the world.
He who wrongs someone has to expect something in retaliation.
Where the hedge is low every one will cross it.
There are more thieves than gibbets.
Don’t play with the bear if you don’t want to be bit.
With the fox one must play the fox.
Love is an excuse for its own faults.
Philosophy is by its nature something esoteric, neither made for the mob
I absolutely intend to return every penny given to me by my
When I found out I was pregnant, I was over the moon
Nature would not appear so rich, the profusion so rich, if we knew a use for everything.
The best way to learn about writing is to study the work of other writers you admire.
The most difficult phase of life is not when no one understands you; it is when you don’t understand yourself.
American experience seems to suggest that people are virtually unlimited in their
Roots are nice, but a tree can’t run.