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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
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  Help others and seek to avenge no injury.    Fors.  8502
  Help which is long on the road is no help.    Proverb.  8503
  Help yourself and your friends will help you.    Proverb.  8504
  Helpless mortal! Thine arm can destroy thousands at once, but cannot enclose even two of thy fellow-creatures at once in the embrace of love and sympathy.    Jean Paul.  8505
  Hence, babbling dreams; you threaten here in vain; / Conscience, avaunt, Richard’s himself again.    Colley Cibber.  8506
  Her angel’s face, / As the great eye of heaven, shined bright, / And made a sunshine in the shady place.    Spenser.  8507
  Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.    Tennyson.  8508
  Her feet, beneath her petticoat, / Like little mice stole in and out, / As if they fear’d the light; / But oh! she dances such a way, / No sun upon an Easter-day / Is half so fine a sight.    Sir J. Suckling.  8509
  Her own person, / It beggar’d all description.    Ant. and Cleop., ii. 2.  8510
  Her sun is gone down while it was yet day.    Bible.  8511
  Her voice was ever soft, / Gentle, and low—an excellent thing in woman.    King Lear, v. 3.  8512
  Hercules himself must yield to odds; / And many strokes, though with a little axe, / Hew down and fell the hardest-timber’d oak.    3 Henry VI., ii. 1.  8513
  Here eyes do regard you / In Eternity’s stillness; / Here is all fulness, / Ye brave, to reward you. / Work and despair not.    Goethe.  8514
  Here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.    St. Paul.  8515
  Here have we war for war, and blood for blood, / Controlment for controlment.    King John, i. 1.  8516
  Here I and sorrows sit; / Here is my throne; bid kings come bow to it.    King John, iii. 1.  8517
  Here I lay, and thus I bore my point.    1 Henry IV., ii. 4.  8518
  Here in the body pent, / Absent from Him I roam, / Yet nightly pitch my moving tent / A day’s march nearer home.    J. Montgomery.  8519
  Here lies Johnny Pigeon! / What was his religion, / Wha e’er desires to ken / To some ither warl’ / Maun follow the carl, / For here Johnny Pigeon had nane.    Burns.  8520
  Here lies one whose name was writ in water.    Keats’ epitaph.  8521
  Here lies our sovereign lord the king, / Whose word no man relies on; / He never says a foolish thing, / Nor ever does a wise one.    Rochester on Charles II.’s chamber-door.  8522
  Here lieth one, believe it if you can, / Who, though an attorney, was an honest man!    Epitaph.  8523
  Here, on earth we are as soldiers fighting in a foreign land, that understand not the plan of the campaign, and have no need to understand it, seeing well what is at our hand to be done.    Carlyle.  8524
  Here or nowhere is America.    Goethe.  8525
  Here our souls / Though amply blest, / Can never find, although they seek, / A perfect rest.    Procter.  8526
  Here was a Cæsar! when comes such another?    Julius Cæsar, iii. 2.  8527
  Here’s a sigh for those who love me, / And a smile for those who hate, / And whatever sky’s above me, / Here’s a heart for every fate.    Byron.  8528
  Hereditary bondsmen! know ye not, / Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow?    Byron.  8529
  Hereditary honours are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.    Plato.  8530
  Heroes are much the same, the point’s agreed, / From Macedonia’s madman to the Swede.    Pope.  8531
  Heroism is an obedience to a secret impulse of an individual’s character.    Emerson.  8532
  Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over fear; fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of sickness, of isolation and death…. It is the dazzling and glorious concentration of courage.    Amiel.  8533
  Heroism is the self-devotion of genius manifesting itself in action.    Hare.  8534
  Heroism, the Divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other men.    Carlyle.  8535
  Hero-worship exists, has existed, and will for ever exist, universally among mankind.    Carlyle.  8536
  Herradura que chacotea clavo le falta—A clattering hoof means a nail gone.    Spanish Proverb.  8537
  Herrenlos ist auch der Freiste nicht—Even the most emancipated is not without a master.    Schiller.  8538
  Herrschaft gewinn ich, Eigentum; Die That ist alles, nichts der Ruhm—Lordship, aye ownership, is my conquest; the deed is everything, the fame of it nothing.    Goethe.  8539
  Heu melior quanto sors tua sorte meâ!—Alas! how much better is your fate than mine!”    Ovid.  8540
  Heu nihil invitis fas quenquam fidere divis—Alas! it is not permitted to any one to feel confident when the gods are adverse.    Virgil.  8541
  Heu pietas! Heu prisca fides—Alas! for piety! Alas! for ancient faith!    Virgil.  8542
  Heu! quam difficile est crimen non prodere vultu!—Alas! how difficult it is not to betray guilt by our looks!    Ovid.  8543
  Heu! quam difficilis gloriæ custodia est!—Alas! how difficult is the custody of glory.    Publius Syrus.  8544
  Heu! quam miserum est ab eo lædi, de quo non ausis queri—Alas! how galling is it to be injured by one against whom you dare make no complaint.    Publius Syrus.  8545
  Heu quantum fati parva tabella vehit!—Ah! with what a weight of destiny is this one slight plank freighted!    Ovid.  8546
  Heu! totum triduum!—What! three whole days of waiting!    Terence.  8547
  Heureka—I have found it out.    Greek.  8548
  Heureux commencement est la moitié de l’œuvre—A work well begun is half done.    French Proverb.  8549
  Heute muss dem Morgen nichts borgen—To-day must borrow nothing of to-morrow.    German Proverb.  8550
  Heute roth, Morgen todt—To-day red, to-morrow dead.    German Proverb.  8551
  Hi motus animorum atque hæc certamina tanta / Pulveris exigui jactu compressa quiescent—These passions of soul, these conflicts so fierce, will cease, and be repressed by the casting of a little dust.    Virgil.  8552
  Hiatus maxime deflendus—A deficiency or blank very much to be deplored.  8553
  Hibernicis ipsis hibernior—More Irish than the Irish themselves.  8554
  Hic dies, vere mihi festus, atras / Eximet curas—This day, for me a true holiday, shall banish gloomy cares.    Horace.  8555
  Hic est aut nusquam quod quærimus—Here or else nowhere is what we are aiming at.    Horace.  8556
  Hic est mucro defensionis tuæ—This is the point of your defence.    Cicero.  8557
  Hic et nunc—Here and now.  8558
  Hic et ubique—Here and everywhere.  8559
  Hic finis fandi—Here let the conversation end.  8560
  Hic funis nihil attraxit—This bait has taken no fish; this scheme has not answered.    Proverb.  8561
  Hic gelidi fontes, hic mollia prata, Lycori, / Hic nemus, hic toto tecum consumerer ævo—Here are cool springs, Lycoris, here velvet meads, here a grove; here with thee could I pass my whole life.    Virgil.  8562
  Hic hæret aqua!—This is the difficulty (lit. here the water (in the water-clock) stops.  8563
  Hic jacet—Here lies.  8564
  Hic locus est partes ubi se via findit in ambas—This is the spot where the way divides in two branches.    Virgil.  8565
  Hic murus aheneus esto, / Nil conscire sibi, nulla pallescere culpa—Be this our wall of brass, to be conscious of no guilt, to turn pale at no charge brought against us.    Horace.  8566
  Hic niger est; nunc tu, Romane, caveto—This fellow is black; have a care of him, Roman.    Horace.  8567
  Hic nigræ succus loliginis, hæc est / Ærugo mera—This is the very venom of dark detraction; this is pure malignity.    Horace.  8568
  Hic patet ingeniis campus, certusque merenti / Stat favor: ornatur propriis industria donis—Here is a field open for talent, and here merit will have certain favour, and industry be graced with its due reward.    Claudian.  8569
  Hic Rhodos, hic salta—Here is Rhodes; here leap.  8570
  Hic rogo, non furor est ne moriare mori?—I ask, is it not madness to die that you may not die?    Martial.  8571
  Hic situs est Phaëton currus auriga paterni; / Quem si non tenuit, magnis tamen excidit ausis—Here lies buried Phaëton, the driver of his father’s car, which if he did not manage, still he perished in a great attempt.    Ovid.  8572
  Hic transitus efficit magnum vitæ compendium—This change effects a great saving of time (lit. life).  8573
  Hic ubi nunc urbs est, tum locus urbis erat—Here, where the city now stands, was at that time nothing but its site.    Ovid.  8574
  Hic ver assiduum, atque alienis mensibus æstas—Here (in Italy) is ceaseless spring, and summer in months in which summer is alien.    Virgil.  8575
  Hic victor cæstus artemque repono—Here victorious I lay aside my cestus and my net.    Virgil.  8576
  Hic vigilans somniat—He sleeps awake.    Plautus.  8577
  Hic vivimus ambitiosa / Paupertate omnes—We all live here in a state of ostentatious poverty.    Juvenal.  8578
  Hid jewels are but lost.    Quarles.  8579
  Hier bin ich Mensch, hier darf ich’s sein—Here am I a man, here may I be one.    Goethe.  8580
  Hier ist die Zeit durch Thaten zu beweisen, / Dass Manneswürde nicht der Götterhöhe weicht—Now is the time to show by deeds that the dignity of a man does not yield to the sublimity of the gods.    Goethe.  8581
  Hier ist keine Heimat—Jeder treibt / Sich an dem andern rasch und fremd vortüber, / Und fragt nicht nach seinem Schmerz—Here is no home for a man: every one drives past another hastily and unneighbourly, and inquires not after his pain.    Schiller.  8582
  Hier sitz ich auf Rasen mit Veilchen bekränzt—Here sit I upon the sward wreathed with violets.    K. Schmidt.  8583
  Hier stehe ich! Ich kann nicht anders. Gott helfe mir! Amen—Here stand I. I cannot act otherwise. So help me God!    Luther at the Diet of Worms.  8584
  Hier steht einer, der wird mich rächen—Here stands one who will avenge me.    Frederick William of Prussia, pointing to his son.  8585
  High air-castles are cunningly built of words, the words well-bedded in good logic mortar; wherein, however, no knowledge will come to lodge.    Carlyle.  8586
  High birth is an accident, not a virtue.    Metastasio.  8587
  High erected thoughts seated in the heart of courtesy.    Sir P. Sidney.  8588
  High houses are usually empty in the upper storey.    German Proverb.  8589
  High is the head of the stag on the mountain crag.    Gaelic Proverb.  8590
  High station has to be resigned in order to be appreciated.    Pascal.  8591
  Hilarisque tamen cum pondere virtus—Virtue may be gay, yet with dignity.    Statius.  8592
  Hilft Gott uns nicht, kein Kaiser kann uns helfen—God helps us not; no emperor can.    Schiller.  8593
  Hills peep o’er hills; and alps on alps arise.    Pope.  8594
  Hilo y aguja, media vestidura—Needle and thread are half clothing.    Spanish Proverb.  8595
  Him only pleasure leads and peace attends, / Him, only him, the shield of Jove defends, / Whose means are fair and spotless as his ends.    Wordsworth.  8596
  Him who makes chaff of himself the cows will eat.    Arabian Proverb.  8597
  Hin ist die Zeit, da Bertha spann—Gone is the time when Queen Bertha span.    German Proverb.  8598
  Hin ist hin! Verloren ist verloren—Gone is gone! Lost is lost.    G. A. Bürger.  8599
  Hinc illæ lachrymæ—Hence these tears.    Virgil.  8600
  Hinc lucem et pocula sacra—Hence light to us and sacred draughts.    Motto of Cambridge University.  8601
  Hinc omne principium, huc refer exitum—To them (the gods) ascribe every undertaking, to them the issue.    Horace.  8602
  Hinc subitæ mortes atque intestata senectus—Hence (from sensual indulgence) sudden deaths and intestate old age.    Juvenal.  8603
  Hinc totam infelix vulgatur fama per urbem—Hence the unhappy news is spread abroad through the whole city.    Virgil.  8604
  Hinc usura vorax, avidumque in tempore fænus, / Et concussa fides, et multis utile bellum—Hence (from the ambition of Cæsar) arise devouring usury, grasping interest, shaken credit, and war of advantage to many.    Lucan.  8605
  Hinc venti dociles resono se carcere solvunt, / Et cantum accepta pro libertate rependunt—Hence the obedient winds are loosed from their sounding prison, and repay the liberty they have received with a tune.    Of an organ.  8606
  His bark is waur nor (worse than) his bite.    Scotch Proverb.  8607
  His Christianity was muscular.    Disraeli.  8608
  His failings lean’d to virtue’s side.    Goldsmith.  8609
  His kissing is as full of sanctity as the touch of holy bread.    As You Like It, iii. 4.  8610
  His imagination resembled the wings of an ostrich. It enabled him to run, though not to soar.    Macaulay.  8611
  His lachrymis vitam damus, et miserescimus ultro—To these tears we grant him life, and pity him besides.    Virgil.  8612
  His legibus solutis respublica stare non potest—With these laws repealed, the republic cannot last.    Cicero.  8613
  His life was gentle, and the elements / So mix’d in him, that Nature might stand up, / And say to all the world: This was a man!    Julius Cæsar, v. 5.  8614
  His nature is too noble for the world; / He would not flatter Neptune for his trident, / Or Jove for his power to thunder.    Coriolanus, iii. 1.  8615
  His nunc præmium est, qui recta prava faciunt—Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong.    Terence.  8616
  His opinion who does not see spiritual agency in history is not worth any man’s reading.    William Blake.  8617
  His own character is the arbiter of every one’s fortune.    Publius Syrus.  8618
  His rash, fierce blaze of riot cannot last, / For violent fires soon outburn themselves.    Richard II., ii. 1.  8619
  His saltem accumulem donis, et fungar inani munere—These offerings at least I would bestow upon him, and discharge a duty though it no longer avails.    Virgil.  8620
  His speech was like a tangled chain; / Nothing impaired, but all disordered.    Mid. N.’s Dream, v. 1.  8621
  His thoughts look through his words.    Ben Jonson.  8622
  His time is for ever, everywhere his place.    Cowley.  8623
  His tongue could make the worse appear the better reason.    Milton.  8624
  His tongue / Dropp’d manna, and could make the worse appear / The better reason, to perplex and dash / Maturest counsels.    Milton.  8625
  His very foot has music ’t, / As he comes up the stair.    W. J. Mickle.  8626
  His wit invites you by his looks to come, / But when you knock, it never is at home.    Cowper.  8627
  His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles.    Two Gent. of Verona, ii. 7.  8628
  Historia quo quomodo scripta delectat—History, however written, is always a pleasure to us.    Pliny.  8629
  Histories are as perfect as the historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul.    Carlyle.  8630
  Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; morals, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.    Bacon.  8631
  History and experience prove that the most passionate characters are the most fanatically rigid in their feelings of duty, when their passion has been trained to act in that direction.    J. S. Mill.  8632
  History, as it lies at the root of all science, is also the first distinct product of man’s spiritual nature, his earliest expression of what may be called thought.    Carlyle.  8633
  History ensures for youth the understanding of the ancients.    Diodorus.  8634
  History has only to do with what is true, and what is only probable should be relegated to the imaginary domain of romance and poetical fiction. (?)  8635
  History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.    Shelley.  8636
  History is always written ex post facto.  8637
  History is an impertinence and an injury, if it be anything more than a cheerful apologue or parable of my being and becoming.    Emerson.  8638
  History is an imprisoned epic, nay, an imprisoned psalm and prophecy.    Carlyle.  8639
  History is but a fable agreed on.    Napoleon.  8640
  History is but the unrolled scroll of prophecy.    Garfield.  8641
  History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.    Gibbon.  8642
  History is like sacred writing, for truth is essential to it.    Cervantes.  8643
  History is made up of the bad actions of extraordinary men. All the most noted destroyers and deceivers of our species, all the founders of arbitrary governments and false religions, have been extraordinary men, and nine-tenths of the calamities which have befallen the human race had no other origin than the union of high intelligence with low desires.    Macaulay.  8644
  History is only a confused heap of facts.    Chesterfield.  8645
  History is philosophy teaching by examples.    Quoted by Bolingbroke.  8646
  History is properly nothing but a satire on mankind.    C. J. Weber.  8647
  History is the true poetry.    Carlyle.  8648
  History shows that the majority of the men who have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.    Heine.  8649
  History teems with instances of truth put down by persecution; if not suppressed for ever, it may be thrown back for centuries.    J. S. Mill.  8650
  Hitch your waggon to a star.    Emerson.  8651
  Hitherto all miracles have been wrought by thought, and henceforth innumerable will be wrought; whereof we, even in these days, witness some.    Carlyle.  8652
  Hitherto doth love on fortune tend; / For who not needs, shall never lack a friend; / And who in want a hollow friend doth try, / Directly seasons him his enemy.    Hamlet, iii. 2.  8653
  Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further; and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.    Bible.  8654
  Hizonos Dios, y maravillámonos nos—God made us, and we admire ourselves.    Spanish Proverb.  8655
  Hobbes clearly proves that every creature / Lives in a state of war by nature.    Swift.  8656
  “Hoc age” is the great rule, whether you are serious or merry; whether … learning science or duty from a folio, or floating on the Thames. Intentions must be gathered from acts.    Johnson.  8657
  Hoc age—Mind what you are about (lit. do this).  8658
  Hoc erat in more majorum—This was the custom of our forefathers.  8659
  Hoc erat in votis; modus agri non ita magnus; / Hortus ubi, et tecto vicinus juris aquæ fons, / Et paulum silvæ super his foret—This was ever my chief prayer: a piece of ground not too large, with a garden, and a spring of never-failing water near my house, and a little woodland besides.    Horace.  8660
  Hoc est quod palles? cur quis non prandeat, hoc est?—Is it for this you look so pale? is this a reason why one should not dine?    Persius.  8661
  Hoc est / Vivere bis, vita posse priore frui—To be able to enjoy one’s past life is to live twice.    Martial.  8662
  Hoc fonte derivata clades, / In patriam, populumque fluxit—From this source the disaster flowed that has overwhelmed the nation and the people.    Horace.  8663
  Hoc genus omne—All persons of that kind.  8664
  Hoc Herculi Iovis satu, edito’ potuit fortasse contingere, nobis non item—This might perchance happen to Hercules, of the seed royal of Jove, but not to us.    Cicero.  8665
  Hoc loco—In this place.  8666
  Hoc maxime officii est, ut quisquis maxime opus indigeat, ita ei potissimum opitulari—It is our prime duty to aid him first who most stands in need of our assistance.    Cicero.  8667
  Hoc opus, hic labor est—This is a work, this is a toil.    Virgil.  8668
  Hoc patrium est, potius consuefacere filium / Sua sponte recte facere, quam alieno metu—It is a father’s duty to accustom his son to act rightly of his own free-will rather than from fear of the consequences.    Terence.  8669
  Hoc pretium ob stultitiam fero—This reward I gain for my folly.    Terence.  8670
  Hoc scito, nimio celerius / Venire quod molestum est, quam id quod cupide petas—Be sure of this, that that which is disagreeable comes more speedily than that which you eagerly desire.    Plautus.  8671
  Hoc signo vinces—By this sign (the cross) you will conquer.    Motto.  8672
  Hoc virtutis opus—This is virtue’s work.    Motto.  8673
  Hoc volo, hoc jubeo; sit pro ratione voluntas—This I wish, this I require: be my will instead of reason.    Juvenal.  8674
  Hodie mihi, cras tibi—My turn to-day, yours to-morrow.  8675
  Hodie nihil, cras credo—To-morrow I will trust, not to-day.    Varro.  8676
  Hodie vivendum amissa præteritorum cura—Let us live to-day, forgetting the cares that are past.    An Epicurean maxim.  8677
  Hoi polloi—The multitude.    Greek.  8678
  Hoist up the sail while gale doth last— / Tide and wind wait no man’s pleasure! / Seek not time when time is past— / Sober speed is wisdom’s leisure!    Southwell.  8679
  Hold all the skirts of thy mantle extended when heaven is raining gold.    Eastern Proverb.  8680
  Hold the living dear and honour the dead.    Goethe.  8681
  Hold their farthing candle to the sun.    Young, of critics.  8682
  Hold thou the good; define it well.    Tennyson.  8683
  Hold up thy head; the taper lifted high / Will brook the wind when lower tapers die.    Quarles.  8684
  Holy fields, / Over whose acres walked those blessed feet / Which fourteen hundred years ago were nail’d, / For our advantage, on the bitter cross.    1 Henry IV., i. 1.  8685
  Holy men at their death have good inspirations.    Mer. of Ven., i. 2.  8686
  Hombre de barba—A man of intelligence.    Spanish.  8687
  Hombre pobre todo es trazas—A poor man is all schemes.    Spanish Proverb.  8688
  Home, in one form or another, is the great object of life.    J. G. Holland.  8689
  Home is heaven for beginners.    C. H. Parkhurst.  8690
  Home is home, be it never so homely.    Proverb.  8691
  Home is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from all injury, but from all terror, doubt, and division.    Ruskin.  8692
  Home should be an oratorio of the memory, singing to all our after life melodies and harmonies of old-remembered joy.    Ward Beecher.  8693
  Home, the nursery of the infinite.    Channing.  8694
  Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.    Two Gent. of Verona, i. 1.  8695
  Homer’s Epos has not ceased to be true; yet is no longer our Epos, but shines in the distance, if clearer and clearer, yet also smaller and smaller, like a receding star. It needs a scientific telescope, it needs to be reinterpreted and artificially brought near us, before we can so much as know that ’twas a sun…. For all things, even celestial luminaries, much more atmospheric meteors, have their rise, their culmination, their decline.    Carlyle.  8696
  Homine imperito nunquam quidquam injustius / Qui, nisi quod ipse fecit, nihil rectum putat—Nothing so unjust as your ignorant man, who thinks nothing right but what he himself has done.    Terence.  8697
  Hominem non odi sed ejus vitia—I do not hate the man, but his vices.    Martial.  8698
  Hominem pagina nostra sapit—My pages concern man.    Martial.  8699
  Hominem quæro—I am in quest of a man.    Phædrus, after Diogenes.  8700
  Homines ad deos nulla re propius accedunt quam salutem hominibus dando—In nothing do men so nearly approach the gods as in giving health to men.    Cicero.  8701
  Homines amplius oculis quam auribus credunt: longum iter est per præcepta, breve et efficax per exempla—Men trust their eyes rather than their ears: the road by precept is long and tedious, by example short and effectual.    Seneca.  8702
  Homines nihil agendo discunt male agere—By doing nothing men learn to do ill.    Cato.  8703
  Homines plus in alieno negotio videre, quam in suo—Men see better into other people’s business than their own.    Seneca.  8704
  Homines proniores sunt ad voluptatem, quam ad virtutem—Men are more prone to pleasure than to virtue.    Cicero.  8705
  Homines, quo plura habent, eo cupiunt ampliora—The more men have, the more they want.    Justinian.  8706
  Homini necesse est mori—Man must die.    Cicero.  8707
  Homini ne fidas nisi cum quo modium salis absumpseres—Trust no man till you have eaten a peck of salt with him, i.e., known him so long as you might have done so.    Proverb.  8708
  Hominibus plenum, amicis vacuum—Full of men, vacant of friends.    Seneca.  8709
  Hominis est errare, insipientis perseverare—It is the nature of man to err, of a fool to persevere in error.  8710
  Hominum sententia fallax—The opinions of men are fallible.    Ovid.  8711
  Homme assailli à demi vaincu—A man assailed is half overpowered.    French.  8712
  Homme chiche jamais riche—A niggardly man is always poor.    French Proverb.  8713
  Homme d’affaires—A business man.    French.  8714
  Homme d’esprit—A witty man.    French.  8715
  Homme d’état—A statesman.    French.  8716
  Homme d’honneur—A man of honour.    French.  8717
  Homme instruit—A learned or literary man.    French.  8718
  Homo ad res perspicacior Lynceo vel Argo, et oculeus totus—A man more clear-sighted for business than Lynceus or Argus, and eyes all over.    Apuleius.  8719
  Homo antiqua virtute ac fide—A man of the old-fashioned virtue and loyalty.    Terence.  8720
  Homo constat ex duabus partibus, corpore et anima, quorum una est corporea, altera ab omni materiæ concretione sejuncta—Man is composed of two parts, body and soul, of which the one is corporeal, the other separated from all combination with matter.    Cicero.  8721
  Homo doctus in se semper divitias habet—A learned man has always riches in himself.    Phædrus.  8722
  Homo extra est corpus suum cum irascitur—A man when angry is beside himself.    Publius Syrus.  8723
  Homo fervidus et diligens ad omnia paratur—The man who is earnest and diligent is prepared for all things.    Thomas à Kempis.  8724
  Homo homini aut deus aut lupus—Man is to man either a god or a wolf.    Erasmus.  8725
  Homo is a common name to all men.    1 Henry IV., ii. 1.  8726
  Homo multarum literarum—A man of many letters, i.e., of extensive learning.  8727
  Homo multi consilii et optimi—A man always ready to give his advice, and that the most judicious.  8728
  Homo nullius coloris—A man of no party.  8729
  Homo qui erranti comiter monstrat viam, / Quasi lumen de suo lumine accendit, facit; Nihilominus ipsi luceat, cum illi accenderit—He who kindly shows the way to one who has gone astray, acts as though he had lighted another’s lamp from his own, which both gives light to the other and continues to shine for himself.    Cicero.  8730
  Homo solus aut deus aut demon—Man alone is either a god or a devil.  8731
  Homo sum, et nihil humani a me alienum puto—I am a man, and I reckon nothing human alien to me.    Terence.  8732
  Homo toties moritur, quoties amittit suos—A man dies as often as he loses his relatives.    Publius Syrus.  8733
  Homo trium literarum—A man of three letters, i.e., FUR, “a thief.”    Plautus.  8734
  Homo unius libri—A man of one book.    Thomas Aquinas’ definition of a learned man.  8735
  Homunculi quanti sunt, cum recogito—What poor creatures we men are, when I think of it.    Plautus.  8736
  Honest labour bears a lovely face.    T. Dekker.  8737
  Honest men marry soon, wise men never.    Scotch Proverb.  8738
  Honesta mors turpi vita potior—An honourable death is better than an ignominious life.    Tacitus.  8739
  Honesta paupertas prior quam opes malæ—Poverty with honour is better than ill-gotten wealth.    Proverb.  8740
  Honesta quædam scelera successus facit—Success makes some species of crimes honourable.    Seneca.  8741
  Honesta quam splendida—Honourable rather than showy.    Motto.  8742
  Honestum non est semper quod licet—What is lawful is not always honourable.    Law.  8743
  Honestum quod vere dicimus, etiamsi a nullo laudatur, laudabile est sua natura—That which we truly call honourable is praiseworthy in its own nature, even though it should be praised by no one.    Cicero.  8744
  Honesty is like an icicle; if it once melts, that is the last of it.    American Proverb.  8745
  Honesty is the best policy.    Proverb.  8746
  Honesty is the poor man’s pork and the rich man’s pudding.    Proverb.  8747
  Honesty may be dear bought, but can ne’er be an ill pennyworth.    Scotch Proverb.  8748
  Honi soit qui mal y pense—Evil be to him that evil thinks.    Royal Motto, French.  8749


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