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An honest man nearly always thinks justly. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied, whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of. - Catherine II

Justice is like a train that is nearly always late. - Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right. - Mark Twain

A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather. - Benjamin Franklin

If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

We're all really dependent in nearly everything, and we all make a fuss about being independent in something. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play. - Heraclitus of Ephesus

In truth, politeness is artificial good humour, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue. - Thomas Jefferson