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Jerome


Full name Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, is best known as the translator of the Bible from Greek and Hebrew into Latin.
Jerome
Neither Britain, a land fertile in tyrants, nor the people of Ireland, knew Moses and the prophets.
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Early impressions are hard to eradicate from the mind. When once wool has been dyed purple, who can restore it to its previous whiteness?
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Small minds can never handle great themes.




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Athletes as a rule are stronger than their backers; yet the weaker presses the stronger to put forth all his efforts.
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No athlete is crowned but in the sweat of his brow.
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Even brute beasts and wandering birds do not fall into the same traps or nets twice.
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Privilegia paucorum non faciunt legem.
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Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life.
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No one cares to speak to an unwilling listener. An arrow never lodges in a stone: often it recoils upon the sender of it.
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When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting.
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It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance.




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If there is but little water in the stream, it is the fault, not of the channel, but of the source.
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The charges we bring against others often come home to ourselves; we inveigh against faults which are as much ours as theirs; and so our eloquence ends by telling against ourselves.
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Sometimes the character of the mistress is inferred from the dress of her maids.
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It is no fault of Christianity that a hypocrite falls into sin.
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The friendship that can cease has never been real.
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It is idle to play the lyre for an ass.
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It is easier to mend neglect than to quicken love.
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Every day we are changing, every day we are dying, and yet we fancy ourselves eternal.
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If an offence come out of the truth, better it is that the offence come than the truth be concealed.


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