If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men’s cottage princes’ palaces.
If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottage princes' palaces.
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- How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
- All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players
- Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
- Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
- Men are April when they woo, December when they wed.
- Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
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- It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
- Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
- I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.