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In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.

In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.

by Robert Hall Found in: Attention Quotes,
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Call things by their right names . . . Glass of brandy and water!
That is the current, but read more

Call things by their right names . . . Glass of brandy and water!
That is the current, but not the appropriate name; ask for a
glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.

by Robert Hall Found in: Liquor Quotes,
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A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value read more

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.

by Robert Hall Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should be speedily removed from us.rnRobert read more

We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should be speedily removed from us.rnRobert Hall

by Robert Hall Found in: Anxiety Quotes,
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In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.

In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.

by Robert Hall Found in: Thoughts Quotes,
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