Quotes: extinguishes

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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
  • Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
    William Penn
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    Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
  • Slander is a poison which extinguishes charity, both in the slanderer and in the persons who listen to it.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
    Thomas Fuller
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    A small demerit extinguishes a long service.
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