A prudent question is one half of wisdom.

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A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

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Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.

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By far the best proof is experience.

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Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

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Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue. Of Adversity

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Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.

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Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.

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Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.

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