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John Ray Quotes

(1627-1705), British Naturalist

There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.

Category: Beauty

Children are poor men's riches.

Category: Children

Diseases are the tax on pleasures.

Category: Disease

Many without punishment, none without sin.

Category: Punishment

Never meet trouble half-way.

Category: Trouble

Industry is fortunes right hand, and frugality its left.

Category: Work