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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Henry Home
 
  Parsimony is enough to make the master of the golden mines as poor as he that has nothing; for a man may be brought to a morsel of bread by parsimony as well as profusion.  1
  The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend as to find a friend worth dying for.  2
  Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the bustle of the world no object has time to make a deep impression.  3
  Were wisdom to be sold, she would give no price; every man is satisfied with the share he has from nature.  4
 
 
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