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"Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook."---Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith, Irish playwright, 1730-1774

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"More worship the rising than the setting sun."---Pompey

Pompey the Great (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus), Roman politician, 106 – 48  BC

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"Endless money forms the sinews of war."---Cicero

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero), Roman philosopher, 106 – 43  BC

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"Force has no place where there is need of skill."---Herodotus

Herodotus, Greek historian, 484 – 425  AD

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Wise Words: Andre Gide: discover new lands

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

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Alone Again (Naturally)

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,
Alone and palely loitering?

from “La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad”, John Keats
(Part of my mom’s collection of literary quotations)

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"The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends."---Cicero

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero), Roman philosopher, 106 – 43 BC

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