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I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal moth ...
The Japanese say, "If the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated."
Learning without thought is labor lost.
No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the people always going somewhere ...
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings--they are so trite, so threadbare ...
But such is life, the silliest proverbs prove to be true, and when a man thinks, now it's all right, it's not all right by a long ...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions. That which the droning world, chained to appe ...
Proverbs, words, and grammar inflections convey the public sense with more purity and precision, than the wisest individual.
For proverbs are the pith, the proprieties, the proofs, the purities, the elegancies, as the commonest so the commendablest phrase ...
My mother always used to say, "There is no path to peace. Peace is the path."
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