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They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.

PHILIP SIDNEY, Arcadia

There is nothing sooner overthrows a weak head than opinion by authority, like too strong a liquor for a frail glass.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney

Her lips, though they were kept close with modest silence, yet, with a pretty kind of natural swelling ... seemed to invite the guests that looked on them.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Every present occasion will catch the senses of the vain main; and with that bridle and saddle you may ride him.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney

Thinking nurseth thinking.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney

If I could think how these my thoughts to leave,
Or thinking still, my thoughts might have good end:
If rebel sense would reason's law receive;
Or reason foil'd would not in vain contend:
Then might I think what thoughts were best to think:
Then might I wisely swim, or gladly sink.

PHILIP SIDNEY, sonnet

He travels safe, and not unpleasantly, who is guarded by poverty and guided by love.

PHILIP SIDNEY, Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney: With Remarks

What can saying make those believe whom seeing cannot persuade.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, attributed, Day's Collacon

The violence of sorrow is not at the first to be striven withal; being like a mighty beast, sooner tamed with following than overthrown by withstanding.

PHILIP SIDNEY, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

A dull head thinks of no better way to show himself wise, than by suspecting everything in his way.

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, attributed, Day's Collacon

How violently do rumors blow the sails of popular judgments.

PHILIP SIDNEY, attributed, Day's Collacon

Laws are not made like lime-twigs or nets, to catch everything that toucheth them; but rather like sea-marks, to guide from shipwreck the ignorant passenger.

PHILIP SIDNEY, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia


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