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#1. As lyke as one pease is to another. - Author: John Lyly
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#2. Fish and guests in three days are stale. - Author: John Lyly
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#3. The slothful are always ready to engage in idle talk of what will be done tomorrow, and every day after. - Author: John Lyly
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#4. If all the earth were paper white / And all the sea were ink / 'Twere not enough for me to write / As my poor heart doth think. - Author: John Lyly
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#5. The measure of love is to have no mean, the end to be everlasting. - Author: John Lyly
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#6. All is fair in love and war - Author: John Lyly
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#7. The empty vessel giveth a greater sound than the full barrel. - Author: John Lyly
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#8. Whatsoever is in the heart of the sober man, is in the mouth of the drunkard. - Author: John Lyly
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#9. A heat full of coldness, a sweet full of bitterness, a pain full of pleasantness, which maketh thoughts have eyes and hearts ears, bred by desire, nursed by delight, weaned by jealousy, kill'd by dissembling, buried by ingratitude, and this is love. - Author: John Lyly
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#10. He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose. - Author: John Lyly
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#11. A comely olde man as busie as a bee. - Author: John Lyly
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#12. Gentlemen use books as Gentlewomen handle their flowers, who in the morning stick them in their heads, and at night strawe them at their heeles. - Author: John Lyly
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#13. The rules of fair play do not apply in love and war. - Author: John Lyly
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#14. Water runneth smoothest where it is deepest. - Author: John Lyly
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#15. A Rose is sweeter in the budde than full blowne. - Author: John Lyly
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#16. A bargain is a bargain. - Author: John Lyly
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#17. Where the streame runneth smoothest, the water is deepest. - Author: John Lyly
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#18. If love be a god, why should not lovers be virtuous? - Author: John Lyly
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#19. I thank you for nothing, because I understand nothing. - Author: John Lyly
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#20. Things of greatest profit are set forth with least price. Where the wine is neat there needeth no live blush. - Author: John Lyly
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#21. The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone. - Author: John Lyly
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#22. All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold. - Author: John Lyly
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#23. To love and to live well is wished of many, but incident to few. - Author: John Lyly
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#24. Beauty - a deceitful bait with a deadly hook. - Author: John Lyly
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#25. Nothing so perilous as procrastination - Author: John Lyly
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#26. We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall never undo with our teeth. - Author: John Lyly
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#27. Lette me stande to the maine chance. - Author: John Lyly
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#28. The soft droppes of rain perce the hard marble. - Author: John Lyly
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#29. For experience teacheth me that straight trees have crooked roots. - Author: John Lyly
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#30. An Englishman hath three qualities, he can suffer no partner in his love, no stranger to be his friend, nor to be dared by any. - Author: John Lyly
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#31. As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate. - Author: John Lyly
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#32. When adversities flow, then love ebbs; but friendship standeth stiffly in storms. - Author: John Lyly
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#33. To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind. - Author: John Lyly
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#34. To love women and never enjoy them, is as much to love wine and never taste it. - Author: John Lyly
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#35. Though women have small force to overcome men by reason; yet have they good fortune to undermine them by policy. - Author: John Lyly
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#36. None but the lark so shrill and clear;
Now at heaven's gate she claps her wings,
The morn not waking till she sings. - Author: John Lyly
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#37. The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. - Author: John Lyly
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#38. The wound that bleedeth inward is most dangerous. - Author: John Lyly
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#39. Where the countenance is fair, there need no colors. - Author: John Lyly
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#40. Love knoweth no laws. - Author: John Lyly
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#41. There can no great smoke arise, but there must be some fire. - Author: John Lyly
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#42. It is a world to see. - Author: John Lyly
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#43. A merry companion is as good as a wagon. - Author: John Lyly
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#44. The fallyng out of faithfull frends is the renuyng of loue. - Author: John Lyly
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#45. Marriage is destinie, made in heaven. - Author: John Lyly
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#46. Whilst that the childe is young, let him be instructed in vertue and lytterature. - Author: John Lyly
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#47. I have ever thought so superstitiously of wit, that I fear I have committed idolatry against wisdom. - Author: John Lyly
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#48. It is the disposition of the thought that altered the nature of the thing. - Author: John Lyly
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#49. The broken bone, once set together, is stronger than ever. - Author: John Lyly
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#50. In arguing of the shadow, we forgo the substance. - Author: John Lyly
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#51. Lips are no part of the head, only made for a double-leaf door for the mouth. - Author: John Lyly
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#52. Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth. - Author: John Lyly
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#53. Rather fast then surfette, rather starue then striue to exceede. - Author: John Lyly
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#54. Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish - Author: John Lyly
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#55. Be valyaunt, but not too venturous. Let thy attyre bee comely, but not costly. - Author: John Lyly
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#56. If thy wealth waste, they wit will give but small warmth. - Author: John Lyly
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#57. Thou art an heyre to fayre lying, that is nothing, if thou be disinherited of learning, for better were it to thee to inherite righteousnesse then riches, and far more seemly were if for thee to haue thy Studie full of bookes, then thy pursse full of mony. - Author: John Lyly
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#58. The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted. - Author: John Lyly
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#59. I am of this mind, that might and malice, deceit and treachery perjury and impiety may lawfully be committed in love; which is lawless. - Author: John Lyly
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#60. It is the eye of the master that fatteth the horse, and the love of the woman that maketh the man. - Author: John Lyly
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#61. The rattling thunderbolt hath but his clap, the lightning but his flash, and as they both come in a moment, so do they both end in a minute. - Author: John Lyly
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#62. He that comes in print because he would be known, is like the fool that comes into the market because he would be seen. - Author: John Lyly
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#63. As love knoweth no lawes, so it regardeth no conditions - Author: John Lyly
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#64. Thou shalt come out of a warme Sunne into God's blessing. - Author: John Lyly
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#65. The greatest harm that you can do unto the envious, is to do well. - Author: John Lyly
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#66. The bee that hath honey in her mouth hath a sting in her tail. - Author: John Lyly
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#67. Children and fooles speake true. - Author: John Lyly
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#68. Far more seemly to have thy study full of books, than thy purse full of money. - Author: John Lyly
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#69. It is good walking when one hath his horse in hand. - Author: John Lyly
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#70. [Beauty is] a delicate bait with a deadly hook; a sweet panther with a devouring paunch, a sour poison in a silver pot. - Author: John Lyly
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#71. The tongue, the ambassador of the heart. - Author: John Lyly
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#72. The night has a thousand eyes. - Author: John Lyly
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#73. Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate. - Author: John Lyly
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#74. It is far more seemly
to have thy Studie full of Bookes,
than thy Purse full of money.
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#75. A clear conscience is a sure card. - Author: John Lyly
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#76. Children and fools speak true. - Author: John Lyly
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#77. In misery it is great comfort to have a companion. - Author: John Lyly
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#78. Instruments sound sweetest when they are touched softest. - Author: John Lyly
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#79. Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks. - Author: John Lyly
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#80. Do you think that any one can move the heart but He that made it? - Author: John Lyly
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#81. Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. - Author: John Lyly
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#82. Let the falling out of friends be a renewing of affection. - Author: John Lyly
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#83. Long quaffing maketh a short lyfe. - Author: John Lyly
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#84. It is a blind goose that cometh to the fox's sermon. - Author: John Lyly
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#85. If you will be cherished when you are old, be courteous while you be young. - Author: John Lyly
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#86. The greater the kindred is, the lesse the kindnesse must bee. - Author: John Lyly
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#87. All fish are not caught with flies - Author: John Lyly
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