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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Terence. (c. 185 or c. 195– B.C.)
    Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all?
          Andria. The Prologue. 17.
    Of surpassing beauty and in the bloom of youth.
          Andria. Act i. Sc. 1, 45. (72.)
    Hence these tears.
          Andria. Act i. Sc. 1, 99. (126.)
    That is a true proverb which is wont to be commonly quoted, that “all had rather it were well for themselves than for another.”
          Andria. Act ii. Sc. 5, 15. (426.)
    The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. 1
          Andria. Act iii. Sc. 3, 23. (555.)
    Look you, I am the most concerned in my own interests. 2
          Andria. Act iv. Sc. 1, 12. (636.)
    In fine, nothing is said now that has not been said before.
          Eunuchus. The Prologue. 41.
    It is up with you; all is over; you are ruined.
          Eunuchus. Act i. Sc. 1, 9. (54.)
    If I could believe that this was said sincerely, I could put up with anything.
          Eunuchus. Act i. Sc. 2, 96. (176.)
    Immortal gods! how much does one man excel another! What a difference there is between a wise person and a fool!
          Eunuchus. Act ii. Sc. 2, 1. (232.)
    I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want. 3
          Eunuchus. Act ii. Sc. 2, 12. (243.)
Note 1.
See Edwards, Quotation 1. [back]
Note 2.
Equivalent to our sayings, “Charity begins at home;” “Take care of Number One.” [back]
Note 3.
See Wotton, Quotation 3. [back]