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John Heywood Quotes





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A cat may look at a king.
[Cats]
 

A hard beginning makes a good ending.
 

A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
 

All is well that ends well.
 

An ill wind that bloweth no man good - The blower of which blast is she.
[Wind]
 

Better is half a loaf than no bread.
[Bread]
 

Better to be happy than wise.
[Lighten Up]
 

Enough is as good as a feast.
[Forgiveness]
 

Every man as he loveth, quoth the good man when he kissed the cow.
[Taste]
 

Follow pleasure, and then will pleasure flee, Flee pleasure, and pleasure will follow thee.
[Pleasure]
 

I know on which side my bread is buttered.
[Bread]
 

If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
[Adversity]
 

Love me, love my dog.
[Possessions]
 

Many hands make light work.
 

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
 

Rome was not built in one day.
 

She is neither fish, nor flesh, nor good red herring.
[Fish]
 

The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert; The happy man's without a shirt.
 

The more haste, the less speed.
[Patience]
 

Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
 


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