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Quote collection #7 (50 quotes)

Juvenal “Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, the repetition kills the wretch at last.” “Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.” “Virtue is the one and only nobility.” “Here we all live in a state of ambitious poverty.” … Continue reading

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Quote collection #3 (31)

Leonardo Da Vinci “He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.” “Our life is made by the death of others.” “Water is the driving force of all nature.” “He who is fixed to … Continue reading

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Publilius Syrus quotes

“The prompter the refusal, the less the disappointment.” “A rolling stone can gather no moss.” “He is truly wise who gains wisdom from another’s mishap.” “Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.” “Successful guilt is the bane of society.” … Continue reading

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau quotes

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness.” “Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.” “Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body.” “He who is … Continue reading

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Epictetus quotes (3)

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” “First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” “Make … Continue reading

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George B Shaw (2)

“We are made wise not by recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for the future.” “Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed.” “Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage — … Continue reading

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Publilius S (4)

“Delay is hateful, but it gives wisdom.” “Gain cannot be made without some other person’s loss.” “It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.” “Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.”

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