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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
  Be slow in considering, but resolute in action.  1
  He who will lose a present good for one in expectation hath some wit, but a small store of wisdom.  2
  Hear much; speak little.  3
  It is better to decide between our enemies than our friends; for one of our friends will most likely become our enemy; but on the other hand, one of your enemies will probably become your friend.  4
  Monarch, thou wishest to cover thyself with glory: be the first to submit to the laws of thy empire.  5
  Some, by admiring other mon’s virtues, become enemies to their own vices.  6
  Speak of the gods as they are.  7
  The greatest misfortune of all is not to be able to bear misfortunes.  8
  The majority is wicked.  9

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