Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.

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Beware of the fury of the patient man.

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Beware the fury of a patient man. Absalom and Achitophel (1681)

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But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little and who talk too much.

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Dreams are but interludes that fancy makes... Sometimes forgotten things, long cast behind Rush forward in the brain, and come to mind.

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Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own: He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.

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Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.

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None are so busy as the fool and knave. The Medal 1682

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Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.

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The conscience of a people is their power.

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