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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Frankness
 
  He speaks home; you may relish him more in the soldier than in the scholar.
Shakespeare.    
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  He that openly tells his friends all that he thinks of them, must expect that they will secretly tell his enemies much that they do not think of him.
Colton.    
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  It is wrong to believe that frank sentiments and the candor of the mind are the exclusive share of the young; they ornament oftentimes old age, upon which they seem to spread a chaste reflection of the modest graces of their younger days, where they shine with the same brightness as those flowers which are often seen peeping, fresh and laughing, from among ruins.
Poincelot.    
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