Counsels Related Quotes

“Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers, which are always repulsed by the anvil”

Claude Adrien Helvetius

“Ah, gentle dames! It gars me greet / To think how mony counsels sweet, / How mony lengthen'd sage advices, / The husband frae the wife despises!”

Robert Burns

Night is the mother of counsels.

George Herbert

“Have you not seen those who are forbidden secret counsels, then they return to what they are forbidden, and they hold secret counsels for sin and revolt and disobedience to the Apostle, and when they come to you they greet you with a greeting with which Allah does not greet you, and they say in themselves: Why does not Allah punish us for what we say? Hell is enough for them; they shall enter it, and evil is the resort.”


“As required by the Ethics and Government Act, and with the authorization of the court supervising independent counsels, the Office of Independent Counsel submitted a referral to the House of Representatives containing substantial and credible information that may constitute grounds for impeachment of the president of the United States,”

Charles Bakaly

“Taylor's provisional counsel was assigned as of yesterday. He chose someone from the list of qualified counsels.”

Peter Andersen

“With no institutional defender, independent counsels are especially vulnerable to partisan attack,”

Ken Starr