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A goose, a woman, and a goat, are bad things lean.
From the straws in the air we judge of the wind.
Better repair the gutter than the whole house.
It befits the king to be liberal, for he is sure of never falling into poverty.
The sooty oven mocks the black chimney.
The fear of God is the beginning of all wisdom.
Pray to the saint until you have passed the slough.
You will not see many with green eyes.
It’s hard to please greeks and troyans.
If you would be in good repute, let not the sun find you in bed.
From the sublime to the ridiculous is only one step.
Soft water constantly striking the hard stone, wears it at last.
More grows in a garden than the gardener sows there.
I work from a deep sense of insecurity. I have the belief,
I am a Black Feminist. I mean I recognize that my power
It is a great way to celebrate a great lady who I have absolutely always adored.
When I went public with my breast cancer diagnosis six weeks ago
I’ve been in the Labour Party 50 years and it’s 40-odd since I was elected to Parliament
Dear young people, the Church depends on you! She needs your lively
The Church, in her wisdom, maintains the distinction between engaged and married
More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed.