pour oil on troubled waters quotes

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The public easily confuses him who fishes in troubled waters with him who draws up water from the depths.
If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
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Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine o ...
How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tale,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale!
When one is very young, to read is as it were to pour a continuous stream of water on a parched and virginal plain. The soil seems ...
Pour away that youth
That overflows the heart
Into hair and mouth....
There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet
As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet;
In one way an oil boom is a mighty bad thing, because it gets into your blood and almost becomes an obsession. Booms are filled wi ...
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.
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