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It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence.
No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.
Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.
Augustine of Hippo
After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.
I did get to work with Anthony Hopkins on 'The Human Stain.' If I ever manage to accomplish a quarter of what he's achieved, I'll have had one hell of a career.
My table is now brightly, now dimly lighted. Its temperature varies. It may receive an ink stain. One of its legs may be broken. It may be repaired, polished, and replaced part by part. But, for me, it remains the table at which I daily write.
I may have my personal political thing, but we never wanted it to stain the show.
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out.
The starting point of sanctification is the filthiness, corruption, or stain of sin.
What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
And that's why, you know, it's players like Randy Moss that unfortunately put a stain on the entire league.
If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
William Throsby Bridges
The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
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