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Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Let your discourse with men of business be short and comprehensive.

    Author: George Washington

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.

    Author: George Herbert

One hour's sleep before midnight is worth three after.

    Author: George Herbert

Praise the sea, but keep on the land.

    Author: George Herbert

We account the Scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatever.

    Author: Isaac Newton

He that will keep a monkey, should pay for the glasses he breaks.

    Author: John Selden

When men comfort themselves with philosophy, 'tis not because they have got two or three sentences, but because they have digested those sentences, and made them their own: philosophy is nothing but discretion.

    Author: John Selden

The highest point of philosophy is to be both wise and simple; this is the angelic life.

    Author: John Chrysostom

Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.

    Author: Joseph Hall

The allegory of a sophist is always screwed; it crouches and bows like a snake, which is never straight, whether she go, creep, or lie still; only when she is dead, she is straight enough.

    Author: Martin Luther

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