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Monday, 28 November 2022

Good wine needs neither bush nor preface.To make it welcome.

- Sir Ealter Scott, Peveril of the peak -

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Never Trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

- Aesop, The Fox and the Goat -

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When a man seeks your advice, he generally wants your praise.

- Chesterfield -

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And with my advice, faith you'd take me.

- Samual Lover, Window Machree -

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Ask a woman advice, andWhatever she advice.Do the very reverse and you'reSure to be wise.

- Thomas Moore, Make a Good Politician -

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To accept good advice is but to increase one's ability.

- Goethe -

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We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.

- W.R.Alger -

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Advice is seldom welcome, those who need it most like it least.

- Johnson -

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We have been, let us say, to hear the latest Pole.Transmit the preludes, through his hair and fingertips.

- Thomas Stearns Eliot, Portrait of a Lady -

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Affection is a greater enemy to the face than the smallpox.

- St.Evermond -

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Ah! If you only knew the peace, there is in an accepted sorrow.

- Madame Guion -

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The lord gets his best Soldiers out of the high-land of affliction.

- Spurgeon -

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I have lived long enough; my way of life,Is fall's into sear, the yellow leaf.

- Shakespeare, Macbeath -

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No wise man ever wished to be younger.

- Swift -

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Grabbed age and youth cannot live together.

- Shakespeare, The Passionate Pilgrim -

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Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.

- Bacon -

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Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience to a nation to mould its laws.

- Sir Robert Peel -

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I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves the trouble of linking them a great deal.

- Jone Austen -

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He that complies against his will,Is of his own opinion still .

- Samuel Butller -

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