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George Herbert

1593-1632. British poet.

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He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.

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One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

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He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.

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He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.

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None knows the weight of another's burden.

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The eyes have one language everywhere.

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A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.

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Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.

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One enemy is too much.

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Spend not on hopes.

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