It’s a near miracle that nuclear war has so far been avoided.
Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.
Slight not what’s near through aiming at what’s far.
Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help.
Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who’s sorry for a gnat or girl?
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.
The great responsibility that we have today is to put the poor and the near poor back on front of the American agenda.
For when two beings who are not friends are near each other there is no meeting, and when friends are far apart there is no separation.
You will seek not a near but a distant objective, and you will not be satisfied with what you may have done.