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Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. - Mark Twain


Build me straight. O worthy Master! Staunch and strong, a goodly vessel That shall laugh at all disaster, And with wave and whirlwind wrestle! - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled. - Plutarch [Ploutarchos]


As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish. - Demosthenes


The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore


The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. - Plutarch [Ploutarchos]


There may be troubled waters along the many paths my life shall take, but only I as a man, may keep my vessel afloat, and guide myself straight. - Robert M. Hensel


The higher nature in man always seeks for something which transcends itself and yet is its deepest truth; which claims all its sacrifice, yet makes this sacrifice its own recompense. This is man's dharma, man's religion, and man's self is the vessel which is to carry this sacrifice to the altar. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore


The empty vessel makes the loudest sound. - William Shakespeare