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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects; extreme heat mortifies, like extreme cold; extreme love breeds satiety as well as extreme hatred; and too violent rigour tempts chastity as much as too much license.  1
  Promise is most given when the least is said.  2
  Wit is of the true Pierian spring, that can make anything of anything.  3
  Young men think that old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.  4
  Your noblest natures are most credulous.  5

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