burn candle at ends quotes

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It is a great pity--but 'tis certain from every day's observation of man, that he may be set on fire like a candle, at either end- ...
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
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Late hours, nocturnal cigars, and midnight drinkings, pleasurable though they may be, consume too quickly the free-flowing lamps o ...
Two pale drops of fire. Guttering on the vast consuming darkness. My sister and myself. Shortly they will burn no more.
And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it. Eat no ...
It is better to be kind at home than to burn incense in a far place.
There is no sugar cane that is sweet at both ends.
There are those who never burn incense when things are going well, but then throw themselves at the Buddha's feet when crises come ...
The vines of her arms
didn't cling to the ends of his clothes,
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Reasoning is compared to understanding as movement is to rest, or acquisition to possession.... Since movement always proceeds fro ...
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