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Tuesday, 31 January 2023

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

- Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of Roman Empire -

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There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability.

- Rochefoucauld -

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Ability is poor man's wealth.

- M.Wren-

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To know how to hide one's ability is a great skill.

- Rochefoucauld -

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder,Isle of Beauty, Fare the well!

- Thomas H.Bayly, Isle of Beauty -

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Absence from those we love is self from self-a deadly banishment.

- Shakespeare -

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For there's nae luck about the house,There's nae luck at a' :There's little pleasure in the house.When our gudeman's awa.'

- William Julius Mickle, The Mariner's Wife -

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Love reckons for months, and days for years and every little absence in an age.

- Anon -

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My mind lets go a thousand things,Like dates of wars and death of kings.

- Thomas Baily Aldrich, Memory -

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"The horror of that moment, " the King went on, "I shall never, never forget !""You will, though, " the Queen said, "if you don't make a memorandam of it."

- Lewis Carroll -

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Your absence of mind we have borne, till your presence of body came to be called in question by it.

- Charles Lamb, AmecusRedivivus -

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It is the disease of not listening, the malady of not marking, that I am troubled withal.

- William Shakespeare -

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Abstinence is as easy to me as teperance would be difficult.

- Johonson -

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Abuse is often of service.

- Johonson -

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Abise me as often as you will; it is often a benefit than any injury.

- E.Nott -

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Accent is the soul of language; it gives to it both feeling and truth.

- Rousseao -

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Accidents will occur in the best regulated families and in families not regulated by that persuading influence which sanctifies while it enhance - I would say, in short, by the influence of Woman in the lofty character of wife.

- Dickens, David Copperfield -

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Accident counts for much in companionship as in Marriage.

- Henry Brooks Adams, The Education Henry Adams -

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Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty, inaccuracy of dishonesty.

- C.Simmons -

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