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Ambition
Engrave this Quote Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
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-Robert Burton
Death
Engrave this Quote The fear of death is worse than death.
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Evil
Engrave this Quote Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long.
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-Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy, part i. sect. 2, memb. 1, subsect. 2.
Engrave this Quote The devil is the author of confusion.
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Horses, Horse Racing
Engrave this Quote England is a paradise for women and hell for horses; Italy a paradise for horses, hell for women, as the diverb goes.
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-Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy. Part iii. Sect. 3
Humility
Engrave this Quote They are proud in humility, proud that they are not proud.
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Laziness
Engrave this Quote Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
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Love
Engrave this Quote No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.
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Marriage
Engrave this Quote One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
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Medicine
Engrave this Quote What can't be cured must be endured.
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Scholars, Scholarship
Engrave this Quote A mere scholar, a mere ass.
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Smoking
Engrave this Quote Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'Tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.
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Support
Engrave this Quote A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
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Wine
Engrave this Quote I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people. They go commonly together.
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Words
Engrave this Quote A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
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