Quotes: draught

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
    Charlotte Brontë
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    Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    One drop of hatred left in the cup of joy turns the most blissful draught into poison.
  • Anacharsis
    Anacharsis
    Scythian philosopher 6th century BC
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    The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Unpretending mediocrity is good, and genius is glorious; but a weak flavor of genius in an essentially common person is detestable. It spoils the grand neutrality of a commonplace character, as the rinsings of an unwashed wine-glass spoil a draught of fair water.
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