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Some nights the sky wept stars that quickly floated and disappeared into the darkness before our wishes could meet them.

Some nights the sky wept stars that quickly floated and disappeared into the darkness before our wishes could meet them.

by Ishmael Beah Found in: Wishes Quotes,
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Of all complexions the culled sovereignty
Do meet, as at a fair, in her fair cheek,
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Of all complexions the culled sovereignty
Do meet, as at a fair, in her fair cheek,
Where several worthies make one dignity,
Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Wishes Quotes,
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What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in
abundance.
[Ger., Was man in read more

What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in
abundance.
[Ger., Was man in der Jugend wunscht, hat man im Alter die
Fulle.]

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Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving salt to a squirrel.

Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving salt to a squirrel.

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Ah, gentle dames! it gars we greet,
To think how mony consels sweet,
How mony lengthened, sage read more

Ah, gentle dames! it gars we greet,
To think how mony consels sweet,
How mony lengthened, sage advices,
The husband frae the wife despises.

by Robert Burns Found in: Advice Quotes,
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The secret counsels of princes are a troublesome burden to such
as have only to execute them.
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The secret counsels of princes are a troublesome burden to such
as have only to execute them.
[Fr., C'est une importune garde, du secret des princes, a qui
n'en que faire.]

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Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought.

Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought.

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Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of
counsellers there is safety.

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of
counsellers there is safety.

by Bible Found in: Advice Quotes,
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Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

by Rufus Choate Found in: Irony Quotes, Sarcasm Quotes,
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