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A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the further of the two.
Teams and Teamwork
George Herbert

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A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
Gardening and Gardens
George Herbert

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A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Compromise
George Herbert

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A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
Memory
George Herbert

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Be thrifty, but not covetous.
Economy and Economics
George Herbert

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Better never begin than never make an end.
Speakers and Speaking
George Herbert

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Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
Doctors
George Herbert

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Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
George Herbert

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He that knows nothing doubts nothing.
Doubt
George Herbert

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

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He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
Control
George Herbert

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In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
Conversation
George Herbert

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In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone.
Solitude
George Herbert

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It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
Inferiority
George Herbert

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Never was a miser a brave soul.
Misers and Misery
George Herbert

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Night is the mother of counsels.
Night
George Herbert

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None knows the weight of another's burden.
Burdens
George Herbert

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One enemy is too much.
Enemies
George Herbert

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One father is enough to governe one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
Uncategorised
George Herbert

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One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
Fathers
George Herbert

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One sword keeps another in the sheath.
Peace
George Herbert

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Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
Prayer
George Herbert

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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Skill
George Herbert

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Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
Failure
George Herbert

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Spend not on hopes.
Investments
George Herbert

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