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A.W. HARE AND J.C. HARE
English clergymen and writers
(1792 - 1834 / 1796 - 1855)
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A compliment is usually accompanied with a bow, as if to beg pardon for paying it.
      - Guesses at Truth [Compliments]

Do you wish to find out a person's weak points? Note the failings he has the quickest eye for in others. They may not be the very failings he is himself conscious of; but they will be their next-door neighbors. No man keeps such a jealous lookout as a rival.
      - Guesses at Truth [Faults]

Every Irishman has a potatoe in his head.
      - Guesses at Truth [Ireland]

Everybody has his own theatre, in which he is manager, actor, prompter, playwright, sceneshifter, boxkeepeer, doorkeeper, all in one, and audience into the bargain.
      - Guesses at Truth [Acting]

Few persons have courage enough to appear as good as they really are.
      - Guesses at Truth [Courage]

Friendship close its eye, rather that see the moon eclipst; while malice denies that it is ever at the full.
      - Guesses at Truth [Friendship]

Friendship is Love, without either flowers or veil.
      - Guesses at Truth [Friendship]

In darkness there is no choice. It is light that enables us to see the difference between things; and it is Christ that gives us light.
      - Guesses at Truth [Christ]

Jealousy is said to be the offspring of Love. Yet, unless the parent makes haste to strangle the child, the child will not rest
  till it has poisoned the parent.
      - Guesses at Truth [Jealousy]

Our poetry in the eighteenth century was prose; our prose in the seventeenth, poetry.
      - Guesses at Truth [Literature]

Reviewers are forever telling authors they can't understand them. The author might often reply: Is that my fault?
      - Guesses at Truth [Criticism]

Science sees signs; Poetry the thing signified.
      - Guesses at Truth [Symbols]

Some men treat the God of their fathers as they treat their father's friend. They do not deny him; by no means: they only deny themselves to him, when he is good enough to call upon them.
      - Guesses at Truth [God]

The ancients dreaded death: the Christian can only fear dying.
      - Guesses at Truth [Death]

The craving for sympathy is the common boundary-line between joy and sorrow.
      - Guesses at Truth [Sympathy]

The greatest truths are the simplest: and so are the greatest men.
      - Guesses at Truth [Simplicity]

The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impression it receivest oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.
      - Guesses at Truth [Mind]

The only way of setting the will free is to deliver it from wilfulness.
      - Guesses at Truth [Will]

We never know the true value of friends. While they live, we are too sensitive of their faults; when we have lost them, we only see their virtues.
      - Guesses at Truth [Friends]

He who does evil that good may come, pays a toll to the devil to let him into heaven.
      - Guesses at Truth (p. 444) [Evil]

The first step to all self-knowledge is self-distrust. Nor can we attain any kind of knowledge, except by a like process.
      - Guesses at Truth (p. 454) [Knowledge]

I have ever gained the most profit, and the most pleasure also, from the books which have made me think the most: and, when the difficulties have once been overcome, these are the books which have stuck the deepest root, not only in my memory and understanding, but likewise in my affections.
      - Guesses at Truth (p. 458) [Books]


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