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- When anger rushes, unrestrain'd to action,
Like a hot steed, it stumbles in its way:
The man of thought strikes deepest, and strikes safest.
- Sir Thomas Overbury.
- He lives to build, not boast, a generous race;
No tenth transmitter of a foolish face.
- The Bastard (1728), line 7, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
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