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Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse; whoever rebukes the wicked gets hurt. A scoffer who is rebuked will only hate you; the wise ...
Well meant are the wounds a friend inflicts, but profuse are the kisses of an enemy.
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but one who rejects a rebuke goes astray.
Why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead.
Don't criticize a snake for not having a horn; for all you know it may someday become a dragon.
Whatever trade one is in, one will find some fault with it.
A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
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