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«A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.»
«Let the public mind become corrupt, and all efforts to secure property, liberty, or life by the force of laws written on paper will be as vain as putting up a sign in an apple orchard to exclude canker worms.»
Author: Horace Mann
, apple orchard
, force of law
, on paper
, public property
, sign in
, The Force
«And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus; / Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.»
«But for money and the need of it, there would not be half the friendship in the world. It is powerful for good if divinely used. Give it plenty of air and it is sweet as the hawthorn; shut it up and it cankers and breeds worms.»
«As killing as the canker to the rose.»
«Of all the cankers of human happiness none corrodes with so silent, yet so baneful an influence, as indolence»
«Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud;Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun,And loathsome canker lies in sweetest bud.All men make faults.»
Author: William Shakespeare
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, cloud over
, sun rose