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«Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed»
«A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22)»
«Be patient and you will finally win, for a soft tongue can break hard bones. (Proverbs 28:13)»
«Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it (Proverbs 15:17).»
«A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity (Proverbs 17:17).»
«As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. [Proverbs 23:7]»
«A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones (Proverbs 14:30).»
«A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength. [Proverbs 24:5]»
«Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. [Proverbs 3:13-15]»
«As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity, I collected some of their Proverbs, thinking that as the sayings used in a nation mark its character, so the Proverbs of Hell show the nature of Infernal wisdom better than any description of buildings or garments.»
Author: William Blake