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Sunday, 29 January 2023

Giving a name, indeed is a poetic art : All poetry, if we go to that with it, is but a giving of names.

- Carlyle -

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You can judge off the growth of a nation by finding out which class of that nation, in a particular period of history, is held in honour and repute more than the others.

- Jawarharlal Nehru -

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Nations, like individuals, are made, not only by what they acquire, but by what they resign.

- S. Radhakrishnan -

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Nature does not proceed by leaps.

- Linnaeaus, Philosphia Eotanica -

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Nature is not governed, except by obeying her.

- Bacon, Aphorism -

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Study nature as the countenance of God.

- Charles Kingsley -

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Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.

- Wordsworth, Tintern Abbey -

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Necessity is the mother of invention.

- Anon -

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There is no necessity to live in necessity.

- Seneca -

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There is no virtue like necessity.

- Shakespeare -

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Self-love is not so vile a sin as self neglecting.

- Shakespeare -

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Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ?

- Old Testament, Jerem -

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In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbour.

- Franklin -

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When your neighbour's house is on fire, your own property is at stake.

- Horace -

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A wise neutral joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him.

- William Penn -

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For evil news rides post, while good news baits.

- Milton, Samson Agonistes -

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News are as welcome as the morning air.

- Chapman -

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Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever lays one down without a feeling of disappointment.

- Lamb, Thoughts on Books -

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Newspapers are the world's mirrors.

- Jame Ellis -

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