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Sunday, 24 September 2017
Daily Quote:
"Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold." (Marston, William Moulton - Want)

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Browse Quotations by Cowper, William

 
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. - (Cowper, William - Absence)
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O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms? - (Cowper, William - Applause)
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A fool must now and then be right, by chance. - (Cowper, William - Chance)
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The parson knows enough who knows a Duke. - (Cowper, William - Churches)
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Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will. - (Cowper, William - Compassion)
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The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow. - (Cowper, William - Conscience)
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Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees. - (Cowper, William - Devil)
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No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed. - (Cowper, William - Enthusiasm)
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How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home. - (Cowper, William - Experts)
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Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind. - (Cowper, William - Fanatics and Fanaticism)
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The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back how he esteems your merit, is such a friend, that one had need be very much his friend indeed to pardon or to bear it. - (Cowper, William - Friends and Friendship)
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Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. - (Cowper, William - Glory)
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Visitors are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not visit, would do nothing. - (Cowper, William - Guests)
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The darkest day, If you live till tomorrow will have past away. - (Cowper, William - Hope)
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The life of ease is a difficult pursuit. - (Cowper, William - Idleness)
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