1. 10

    Be not solitary, be not idle

    4
  2. 9

    To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.

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  3. 8

    The devil is the author of confusion.

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  4. 7

    The fear of death is worse than death.

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  5. 6

    Let thy fortune be what it will, 'tis thy mind alone that makes thee poor or rich, miserable or happy.

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  6. 5

    One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.

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  7. 4

    Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.

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  8. 3

    What can't be cured must be endured.

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  9. 2

    A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.

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  10. 1

    No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.

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  11. Last Update: 4 October 2022

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