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Sunday, 19 November 2017
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"When truth is discovered by someone else, it loses something of its attractiveness." (Solzhenitsyn, Alexander - Truth)

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A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword. - (Burton, Robert - Words)
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A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Words)
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A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion. - (Wittgenstein, Ludwig - Words)
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A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words... the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt. - (Twain, Mark - Words)
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A single word often betrays a great design. - (Racine, Jean - Words)
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A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of. - (Bacharach, Burt - Words)
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A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. - (Ibsen, Henrik - Words)
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A wise man hears one word and understands two. - (Proverb, Yiddish - Words)
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A word carries far -- very far -- deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space. - (Conrad, Joseph - Words)
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A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling. - (Proverb, Spanish - Words)
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A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day. - (Dickinson, Emily - Words)
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A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used. - (Holmes, Oliver Wendell - Words)
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A word once uttered can never be recalled. - (Horace - Words)
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A word too much always defeats its purpose. - (Schopenhauer, Arthur - Words)
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Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society. - (Adams, John - Words)
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