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Though this be madness yet there is

Though this be madness, yet there is method in ‘t.  ~William Shakespeare, Hamlet, act II, scene 2; MCTO

But when he shall have been taken

But when he shall have been taken from sight, he quickly goes also out of mind.  ~Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ

Things as certain death and taxes can

Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed. ~Daniel Defoe, The Political History of the Devil, 1726

The reward of a thing well done

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays: Second Series, 1844WLBUQ

Sometimes a cigar is just cigar author

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.  ~Author unknown, commonly misattributed to Sigmund Freudwww.quotecounterquote.com/2011/01/sometimes-cigar-is-just-cigar.html

Sighing that nature formd but one such

Sighing that Nature form’d but one such man, And broke the die. ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, "Monody on the Death of Sheridan", line 117;

Thou hast added insult to injury phaedrus

Thou hast added insult to injury.  ~PhaedrusMCTO

A mans house is his castle old

A man’s house is his castle.  ~Old English Proverb, often attributed to Edward Coke

Music hath charms to soothe the savage

Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.  ~James Bramston, Man of TasteMCTO

All human history attests that happiness for

All human history attests That happiness for man, – the hungry sinner! – Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner. ~Lord Byron, Don

A rolling stone gathers no moss publilius

A rolling stone gathers no moss.  ~Publilius SyrusCOE

Why then the worlds mine oyster which

Why, then the world’s mine oyster, which I with sword will open.  ~William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of WindsorCOCI

Two souls with but a single thought

Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one. ~Friedrich Halm (Baron Eligius Franz Joseph von Münch-Bellinghausen)COE

Varietys the very spice of life that

Variety’s the very spice of life That gives it all its flavour. ~William Cowper, The Task, 1785

Mollify it with thy tears or sweat

Mollify it with thy tears, or sweat, or blood.  ~John DonneYgw10

Tell me what you eat and i

Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.  ~Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, translated

A thing of beauty is a joy

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.  ~John KeatsMCTO