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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.

Eastern Proverb

Cast thy bread upon the waters; God will know of it, if the fishes do not.

God will punish him who sees and him who is seen.

God’s mills grind slow, but they grind woe.

He is a true sage who learns from all the world.

Hold all the skirts of thy mantle extended when heaven is raining gold.

Keep the dogs near when thou suppest with the wolf.

Men contemplate distinctions because they are stupefied with ignorance (viz., of the substantial identity of things).Quoted by Emerson.

Of thy word unspoken thou art master; thy spoken word is master of thee.

The hen of our neighbour appears to us as a goose.

The world is a carcase, and they who gather round it are dogs.

You will catch more flies with a spoonful of honey than with a cask of vinegar.