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A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
Family
George Ade

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With close-lipped Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbor to Despair.
Patience
Matthew Arnold

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Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
Exaggeration
Hosea Ballou

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Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility.
Originality
Charles Baudelaire

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Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.
Losers and Losing
Henry Ward Beecher

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Far better a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.
Neighbors
Bible

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Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.
Salvation
Bible

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Oh, the difference between nearly right and exactly right.
Right and Rightness
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.
Life and Living
Lord Byron

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Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Duty
Thomas Carlyle

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Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid.
Action
Thomas Carlyle

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Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth -- the true poet is very near the oracle.
Poetry and Poets
Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
Action
Chinese Proverb

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So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.
Lies and Lying
Marcus T. Cicero

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We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
Company
Frank Moore Colby

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One can always trust to time. Insert a wedge of time and nearly everything straightens itself out.
Time and Time Management
Norman Douglas

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Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Genius
John Dryden

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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
Accuracy
Tryon Edwards

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Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Love
T. S. Eliot

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Life too near paralyses art.
Life and Living
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near.
Familiarity
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
Goals
Euripides

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A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
Cheerfulness
Benjamin Franklin

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He who is near the Church is often far from God.
Churches
French Proverb

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A good friend is my nearest relation.
Friends and Friendship
Thomas Fuller

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun