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'Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.'


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'Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.'


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'Beauty is the lover's gift.'


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'There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.'


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'Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.'


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'There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.'


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''Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.'


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'Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.'


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'No, I'm no enemy to learning it hurts not me.'


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'Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.'


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'Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.'


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'Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.'


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'Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.'


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'Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.'

 

 

 

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