A man's nature runs either to herbs or to weeds, therefore let him seasonably water the one and destroy the other.

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Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not and a sense of humor to console him for

Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father to his wife but as a husband to his enemy but upon te

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms, whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person.

Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity rest in providence and

Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity, rest in providence and turn upon the poles of truth.

A just fear of an imminent danger though there be no blow given is a lawful cause of war

A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war

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    To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. 

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

    Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths

    Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths

    You ain't gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.

    You ain't gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.

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