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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A man without thought for the future must soon have present sorrow.  Confucius.  1
He is never alone that is in the company of noble thoughts.  2
If thoughts were legal witnesses, many an honest man would be proved a rogue.  Danish.  3
In matters of conscience first thoughts are best; in matters of prudence last thoughts are the best.  Rev. Robert Hall.  4
Keep your thoughts to yourself, let your mien be free and open.  5
Second thoughts are best.  Latin.  6
The only way to keep our thoughts is to fasten them in words and chain them in writing.  Turkish Spy.  7
The thought has good legs and the quill a good tongue.  8
They are never alone who are accompanied by noble thoughts.  Sidney.  9
Thought is a nimble footman.  10
Thought is free.  Shakespeare.  11
Thoughts are told free but not held free.  German.  12

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