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Enemies promises were made to be broken.

Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.

Example is the best precept.

Familiarity breeds contempt.

Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.

I am sure the grapes are sour.

I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.

If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.

In union there is strength.

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

It is vain to expect our prayers to be heard if we do not strive as well as pray.

It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.

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