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“It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas.”
George W. Bush
“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.”
Mother Teresa of Calcutta
“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”
“Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!”
“Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do”
“Forgiveness is the oil of relationships”
“Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant”
“An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.”
“Lamps make oil-spots and candles need snuffing; it is only the light of heaven that shines pure and leaves no stain”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.”
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