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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Another’s care hangs by a hair.  Spanish.  1
Biting cares do not disperse otherwise than by vessels of wine.  Horace.  2
Care and diligence bring luck.  3
Care and not fine stables makes a good horse.  Danish.  4
Care brings on gray hairs and age without years.  German.  5
Care follows the increase of wealth.  Horace.  6
Care is an enemy to life.  Shakespeare.  7
Care keeps his watch in every old man’s eye.  Shakespeare.  8
Care will kill a cat, yet there’s no living without it.  9
Cast all your care on God, that anchor holds.  Tennyson.  10
“Don’t care” has no house.  African American.  11
He that taketh no care of himself must not expect it from others.  12
How foolish is the toil of trifling cares.  Martial.  13
Light cares speak—great ones are dumb.  Seneca.  14
Little goods—little care.  15
Little property—little care.  16
Much coin, much care.  17
Other folk’s cares kill the ass.  Spanish.  18
Take care of your tin (or money).  19
Too much care does more harm than good.  20
Too much care is as bad as downright negligence.  21
Want of care admits despair.  22
Want of care does us more harm than want of knowledge.  Franklin.  23

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