Quotations by John Ray
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Born: Monday, November 29, 1627
Died: Saturday, January 17, 1705 (77 years old)
Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.
(Keywords: Arithmetic, Metaphysics)
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
(Keywords: Beauty, Power, Smile)
Diseases are the tax on pleasures.
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
(Keywords: Right, Will)
Good words cool more than cold water.
(Keywords: Water, Words)
In a thousand pounds of law there is not an ounce of love.
(Keywords: Love, Law)
Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.
(Keywords: Fortune, Right)
Misery loves company.
(Keywords: Company, Misery)
Never meet trouble half-way.
Nothing is invented and perfected at the same time.
(Keywords: Time, Nothing)