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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
  That ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written.
        I Corinthians. IV. 6. Quoted, “not to be wise above that which is written,” by Prof. Scholefield Hints for an Improved Translation of the New Testament.
  We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away.
        Plutarch—Life of Cato the Censor.
  A cynic, a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
        Oscar Wilde—Lady Windermere’s Fan. Act III.

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