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Quotation by Shakespeare
Can counsel and speak comfort to that grief
Which they themselves not feel; but, tasting it,
Their counsel turns to passion.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Leonato, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 5, sc. 1, l. 20-3.
It is easy to advise others who are suffering, but hard for those in pain to accept counsel.
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