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«Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved»
«I'll not willingly offend, Nor be easily offended; What's amiss I'll strive to mend, And endure what can't be mended»
«Look for what's missing. Many advisors can tell a President how to improve what's proposed or what's gone amiss. Few are able to see what isn't there.»
«All in the dark we grope along,And if we go amissWe learn at least which path is wrong,And there is gain in this.»
«A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.»
«But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? / And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss.»
«He that judges without informing himself to the utmost that he is capable, cannot acquit himself of judging amiss»
«I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.»
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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«'Tis the good reader that makes the good book; a good head cannot read amiss: in every book he finds passages which seem confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakeably meant for his ear.»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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«Go, write it in a martial hand; be curst and brief; it is no matter how witty, so it be eloquent and fun of invention: taunt him with the licence of ink: if thou thou'st him some thrice, it shall not be amiss; and as many lies as will lie in thy shee»
Author: William Shakespeare