John Ray Quotes

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Good words cool more than cold water. -John Ray
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Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left. -John Ray
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The honester the man, the worse luck -John Ray
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True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest he who knows just when to rise and go home -John Ray
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Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic. -John Ray
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Hell is paved with good intentions -John Ray
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He that preaches war is the devil's chaplain -John Ray
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Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. -John Ray
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Though thou has never so many counselors, yet do not forsake the counsel of your soul. -John Ray
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Never meet trouble half-way. -John Ray
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A maid that laughs is half taken. -John Ray
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In a thousand pounds of law there is not an ounce of love. -John Ray
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Misery loves company. -John Ray
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Every animal is providentially directed to the use of its proper weapon. -John Ray
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The charitable give out at the door, and God puts in at the window. -John Ray
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If the first of July be rainy weather, It will rain, more of less, for four weeks together. -John Ray
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Little children, little sorrows; big children, big sorrows. -John Ray
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Fish must swim thrice--once is the water, a second time in the sauce, and a third time in wine in the stomach. -John Ray
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What's good for the goose is good for the gander. -John Ray
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Feather by feather the goose is plucked. -John Ray
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A talkative person runs himself upon great inconvenience by blabbing out his own and others' secrets. -John Ray
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Wedlock is a padlock. -John Ray
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Learning makes the wise wiser and the fool more foolish. -John Ray
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Children pick up words as pigeons peas And utter them again as God shall please. -John Ray
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He that counts all cost will never put plough in the earth. -John Ray
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If wishes were horses, beggars might ride. -John Ray
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In a calm sea every man is a pilot. -John Ray
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He that uses many words for explaining any subject, doth, like the cuttlefish, hide himself for the most part in his own ink. -John Ray
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It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his counselor. -John Ray
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The younger brother hath the more wit. -John Ray
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Pray devoutly, but hammer stoutly. -John Ray
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Money was made for the free-hearted and generous. -John Ray
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Guilt is always jealous -John Ray
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A child may have too much of his mother's blessing. -John Ray
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Who depends on another man's table often dines late. -John Ray
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Nothing is invented and perfected at the same time. -John Ray
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Diseases are the tax on pleasures. -John Ray
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