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True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
 

Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
 

Twill grieve me so to the heart that I shall cry my eyes out.
 

Unseasonable mirth always turns to sorrow.
 

Urgent necessity prompts many to do things.
[Motivation]
 

Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice.
[Valor]
 

Virtue is the truest nobility.
 

Well, now, there's a remedy for everything except death.
 

Well, there's a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.
 

What a man has, so much he's sure of.
 

When the head aches, all the members partake of the pains.
 

When the severity of the law is to be softened, let pity, not bribes, be the motive.
 

When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
 

Who reads much and walks much sees much and knows much.
 

Why do you lead me a wild-goose chase?
 

Within a stone's throw of it.
 

Without a wink of sleep.
 

You must not think, sir, to catch old birds with chaff.
[Advice]
 


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