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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8779
AUTHOR:Plutarch (A.D. 46?–A.D. c. 120)
QUOTATION:He said that in his whole life he most repented of three things: one was that he had trusted a secret to a woman; another, that he went by water when he might have gone by land; the third, that he had remained one whole day without doing any business of moment.
ATTRIBUTION:Life of Marcus Cato.
 

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