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Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods. - Socrates

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom. - George Carlin

The nearest to my heart are a king without a kingdom and a poor man who does not know how to beg. - Khalil Gibran

Fib: A lie that has not cut its teeth. An habitual liar's nearest approach to truth: The perigee of his eccentric orbit. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

Of all the things I've done in life, directing a motion picture is the most beautiful. It's the most exciting and the nearest that an interpretive craftsman, such as an actor can possibly get to being a creator. - Sir Laurence Olivier

Look you! I myself am nearest to myself. - Lord Alfred Tennyson

To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness. - Mary Stuart [Queen of Scotland]

Yes, we must ever be friends; and of all who offer you friendship let me be ever the first, the truest, the nearest and dearest! - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. - Victor Hugo

Scratching is one of nature's sweetest gratifications, and the one nearest at hand. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne