John Florio Quotes

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John Florio Quotes

A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
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Who has not served cannot command.

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Patience is the best medicine.

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Praise the sea, on shore remain.

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Wisdom sails with wind and time.

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England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.

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Night is the mother of thoughts.

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Who will not suffer labor in this world, let him not be born.

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If you will be a traveler, have always two bags very full. That is one of patience and another of money.

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Fish marreth the water, and flesh doth dress it

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Be circumspect how you offend schollers, for knowe, a serpent tooth bites not so ill, as dooth a schollers angrie quill.

— John Florio

To long for that which comes not. To lie a-bed and sleep not. To serve well and please not. To have a horse that goes not. To have a man obeys not. To lie in jail and hope not. To be sick and recover not. To lose one's way and know not. To wait at door and enter not, and to have a friend we trust not: are ten such spites as hell hath not.

— John Florio

Poverty is no vice, but an inconvenience.

— John Florio

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