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John Ray

Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.

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John Ray

A spaniel, a woman, and a walnut tree, the more they're beaten the better they be.

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John Ray

He that buys land buys many stones, He that buys flesh buys many bones, He that buys eggs buys many shells, But he that buys good ale buys nothing else.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Ray

There is no doubt, that man is not built to be a carnivorous animal. What a sweet, pleasing and innocent sight is the spectacle of a table served that way and what a difference to a make up of fuming animal meat, slaughtered and dead! Man in no way has the constitution of a carnivorous being. Hunt and voracity are unnatural to him. Man has neither the sharp pointed teeth or claws to slaughter his prey. On the contrary his hands are made to pick fruits, berries and vegetables and teeth appropriate to chew them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Ray

Many without punishment, none without sin.

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John Ray

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.

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John Ray

The horse thinks one thing and he that rides him another

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John Ray

My personal credo as a libertarian conservative: I think all attempts to reform your fellow-citizens or tell them how to live their lives are arrogant and tyrannical. THAT'S why I oppose Leftism. I want people to be free to manage their own lives. Reform is just authoritarianism. People are not playthings for anybody's theories or obsessions.

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John Ray

The honester the man, the worse luck.

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John Ray

Guilt is always jealous

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John Ray

A maid that laughs is half taken.

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John Ray

An ass is beautiful to an ass, and a pig is beautiful to a pig.

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John Ray

Adversity makes men wise but not rich.

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John Ray

The use of butterflies is to adorn the world and delight the eyes of men, to brighten the countryside, serving like so many golden spangles to decorate the fields.

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John Ray

It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his counselor.

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John Ray

The younger brother hath the more wit.

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John Ray

A pound of worry won't pay an ounce of debt.

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John Ray

They that make laws must not break them.

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John Ray

Children pick up words as pigeons peas And utter them again as God shall please.

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John Ray

In a thousand pound of Law there's not an ounce of love.

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John Ray

The Democratic Party: Con-men elected by the ignorant and the arrogant.

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John Ray

A talkative person runs himself upon great inconvenience by blabbing out his own and others' secrets.

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John Ray

In a calm sea every man is a pilot.

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John Ray

When friends meet, hearts warm.

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John Ray

Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.

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John Ray

Money was made for the free-hearted and generous.

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John Ray

They love too much that die for love.

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John Ray

Misery loves company.

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John Ray

Love thy neighbor, but pull not down thy hedge.

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John Ray

The charitable give out at the door, and God puts in at the window.

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John Ray

Fish must swim thrice--once is the water, a second time in the sauce, and a third time in wine in the stomach.

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John Ray

He that uses many words for explaining any subject, doth, like the cuttlefish, hide himself for the most part in his own ink.

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John Ray

Wedlock is a padlock.

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John Ray

He who pays the piper can call the tunes.

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John Ray

He that preaches war is the devil's chaplain.

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John Ray

Every animal is providentially directed to the use of its proper weapon.

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John Ray

Never meet trouble half-way.

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John Ray

He is wise that can make a friend of a foe.

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John Ray

He that counts all cost will never put plough in the earth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Ray

A multitude of words doth rather obscure than illustrate, they being a burden to the memory, and the first apt to be forgotten, before we come to the last. So that he that uses many words for the explaining of any subject, doth, like the cuttle-fish, hide himself, for the most part, in his own ink.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Ray

Diseases are the tax on pleasures.

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John Ray

If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.

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John Ray

The heart is the first part that quickens, and the last that dies.

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John Ray

Learning makes the wise wiser and the fool more foolish.

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John Ray

I love thee like puddings; if thou wert pie I'd eat thee.

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John Ray

Pray devoutly, but hammer stoutly.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Ray

The tree falls not at the first stroke.

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John Ray

To those we love best we say the least

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John Ray

A joy that's shared is a joy made double.

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John Ray

ndustry is Fortune's right hand, and Frugality her left.