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"Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out." Frank Clark
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"I'd rather see folks doubt what's true than accept what isn't." Frank Clark
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Alexander Pope

"A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday." Alexander Pope
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Robert Browning

"Take away love and our earth is a tomb." Robert Browning
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"The child is father of the man." William Wordsworth
My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold (1802) "The poem continues, "I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety." Add Category or Author

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Alexander Pope

"A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." Alexander Pope
An Essay on Criticism (1711) From a poem by Pope, it continues "There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain, And drinking largely sobers us again." Pope was probably speaking here of the dangers of pride in what we think we have been educated on, and how dangerous not knowing enough about a subject can be. Add Category or Author

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"Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee." John Gay
The Wordsworth dictionary of proverbs (2006) pg. 208 This proverb is at least as old as 1581 and has no known author, though the sentiment has been expressed many times similarly. Add Category or Author

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"No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are throughout persuaded of each other's worth." Robert Southey
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Who so loves believes the impossible." Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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William Blake

"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend." William Blake
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John Keats

"I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else." John Keats
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"One of the glories of New York is its ethnic food, and only McDonald's and Burger King equalize us all." John Corry
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"He said true things, but called them by wrong names." Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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"Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around." Frank Clark
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"Nothing, like something, happens anywhere." Philip Larkin
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"The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving." Adelaide Procter
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"Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale." E. Housman
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"I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?" Philip Larkin
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"We always may be what we might have been." Adelaide Procter
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"Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows." Siegfried Sassoon
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"By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, and thus the child imposes on the man." John Dryden
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