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A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
Riches
Sir Richard Burton

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As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Affliction
Sir Richard Burton

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They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
Plagiarism
Sir Richard Burton

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Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race.
Travel and Tourism
Sir Richard Burton

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When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
Sir Richard Burton

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun