The poor man sleeps upon a bed (without a care), but the rich man sleeps upon the stairs (for fear of thieves).

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Swears hourly by your name" means she makes great profes sion of love for you. Kashmiris frequently swear by the person or thing they most love.

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" Faithful friends are beyond price: No amount can balance their worth – Bible ( Old Testament ) Sirach 6:15

http://www.friendship.com.au/quotes/quobib.html

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Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.

Barbara De Angeli

http://www.quotelucy.com/subjects/women-quotes.html

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Ohiyesa, Wahpeton Santee Sioux The Wise Man believes profoundly in silence – the sign of a perfect equilibrium. Silence is the absolute poise or balance of body, mind and spirit.

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A madman’s word, and a good man’s word, are thought to be of equal value, because mad men are supposed by the common folk to be very good. Though they sin, the people say they do not sin for they know not sin, but are like the beasts of the field.

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What shall a crooked man do to a straight man ? The strength of a good character.

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The sparrow must keep a good look-out, or some boy with a caterpault, or perhaps a cat, will notice it and kill it.

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First, you are unfortunate ; secondly, you are proud. Pride without reason.

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Arrogance and rudeness are training wheels on the bicycle of life — for weak people who cannot keep their balance without them.
Laura Teresa Marquez

http://www.inspirationalsayingss.com/arrogance/index.html

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Some people are so little respected, that it does not much matter whether they live or die.

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None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

THOREAU.

http://www.bored.com/findquotes/cate_1_Age.html

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O pretty woman, don’t step so haughtily, you will lose your youthful pride in time.

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Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.

Edith Wharton

http://www.bored.com/findquotes/cate_1_Age.html

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Elves seldom give unguarded advice, for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill. But what would you? You have not told me all concerning yourself; and how then shall I choose better than you? J.R.R. TOLKIEN.

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Advice is lost on some people.

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