No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.
Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)
Contributed by: Zaady
One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
Source: Anatomy of Melancholy
Marriage and hanging go by destiny; matches are made in heaven.
Naught so sweet as melancholy.
Aristotle said melancholy men of all others are most witty.
Though they [philosophers] write contemptu gloriæ, yet as Hieron observes, they will put their names to their books.
A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.
Hannibal, as he had mighty virtues, so had he many vices; he had two distinct persons in him.
The commonwealth of Venice in their armoury have this inscription: "Happy is that city which in time of peace thinks of war."
"Let me not live," saith Aretine's Antonia, "if I had not rather hear thy discourse than see a play."
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