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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
True fame  to  Ultimus Romanorum
  True fame is ever likened to our shade, / He sooneth misseth her, that most (haste) hath made / To overtake her; whoso takes his wing, / Regardless of her, she’ll be following; / Her true proprietie she thus discovers, / Loves her contemners, and contemns her lovers.    Sir T. Browne.  25502
  True fortitude I take to be the quiet possession of a man’s self, and an undisturbed doing his duty, whatever evil besets him or danger lies in his way.    Locke.  25503
  True fortitude of understanding consists in not letting what we know be embarrassed by what we do not know.    Emerson.  25504
  True friends are the whole world to one another; and he that is a friend to himself is also a friend to mankind. Even in my studies the greatest delight I take is of imparting it to others; for there is no relish to me in the possession of anything without a partner.    Seneca.  25505
  True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.    Thoreau.  25506
  True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.    Washington.  25507
  True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.    Colton.  25508
  True friendship often shows itself in refusing at the right time, and love often grants a hurtful good.    Goethe.  25509
  True greatness is, first of all, a thing of the heart.    R. D. Hitchcock.  25510
  True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge him to combat.    Napoleon.  25511
  True hope is swift, and flies with swallow’s wings; / Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.    Richard III., v. 2.  25512
  True humility is contentment.    Amiel.  25513
  True humour is as closely allied to pity as it is abhorrent to derision.    Henry Giles.  25514
  True humour is sensibility in the most catholic and deepest sense; but it is the sport of sensibility; wholesome and perfect therefore; as it were, the playful teasing fondness of a mother to her child.    Carlyle.  25515
  True humour springs not more from the head than from the heart; it is not contempt, its essence is love; it issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. It is a sort of inverse sublimity, exalting, as it were, into our affections what is below us, while sublimity draws down into our affections what is above us.    Carlyle.  25516
  True influence is latent influence.    Renan.  25517
  True joy is a serene and sober motion; and they are miserably out, that take laughing for rejoicing; the seat of it is within, and there is no cheerfulness like the resolutions of a brave mind that has fortune under its feet.    Seneca.  25518
  True joy is only hope put out of fear.    Lord Brooke.  25519
  True knowledge is of virtues only.    Ruskin.  25520
  True knowledge of any thing or any creature is only of the good of it.    Ruskin.  25521
  True liberty is a positive force, regulated by law; false liberty is a negative force, a release from restraint.    Philip Schaff.  25522
  True love is still the same; the torrid zones, / And those more rigid ones, / It must not know; / For love grown cold or hot / Is lust or friendship, not / The thing we show.    Suckling.  25523
  True love is that which enobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence.    Amiel.  25524
  True love is the parent of a noble humility.    Channing.  25525
  True love will creep, not having strength to go.    Quarles.  25526
  True love works never for the loved one so, / Nor spares skin-surface, smoothing truth away.    Browning.  25527
  True love’s the gift which God has given / To man alone beneath the heaven.    Scott.  25528
  True mercy is ashamed of itself; hides itself, and does not complain. You may know it by that.    Varnhagen von Ense.  25529
  True modesty avoids everything that is criminal; false modesty everything that is unfashionable.    Addison.  25530
  True morality scorns morality; that is, the morality of the judgment scorns the morality of the mind, which is without rules.    Pascal.  25531
  True music is intended for the ear alone; whoever sings it to me must be invisible.    Goethe.  25532
  True nobility is derived from virtue, not birth.    Burton.  25533
  True obedience is true liberty.    Ward Beecher.  25534
  True poetry is truer than science, because it is synthetic, and seizes at once what the combination of all the sciences is able, at most, to attain as a final result.    Amiel.  25535
  True quietness of heart is gotten by resisting our passions, not by obeying them.    Thomas à Kempis.  25536
  True religion is always mild, propitious, and humble; plays not the tyrant, plants no faith in blood, nor bears destruction on her chariot-wheels; but stoops to polish, succour, and redress, and builds her grandeur on the public good.    James Miller.  25537
  True religion is the poetry of the heart; it has enchantments useful to our manners; it gives us both happiness and virtue.    Joubert.  25538
  True religion teaches us to reverence what is under us, to recognise humility and poverty, mockery and despite, wretchedness and disgrace, suffering and death, as things divine.    Goethe, of the Christian religion.  25539
  True repentance consists in the heart being broken for sin, and broken from sin.    Thornton.  25540
  True repentance is to cease from sin.    St. Ambrose.  25541
  True sense and reason reach their aim / With little help from art or rule. / Be earnest! Then what need to seek / The words that best your meaning speak?    Goethe.  25542
  True, sharp, precise thought is preferable to a cloudy fancy; and a hundred acres of solid earth are far more valuable than a million acres of cloud and vapour.    C. Fitzhugh.  25543
  True singing is of the nature of worship; as indeed all true working may be said to be; whereof such singing is but the record, and fit melodious representation, to us.    Carlyle.  25544
  True statesmanship is the art of changing a nation from what it is into what it ought to be.    W. R. Alger.  25545
  True taste is for ever growing, learning, reading, worshipping, laying its hand upon its mouth because it is astonished, casting its shoes from off its feet because it finds all ground holy.    Ruskin.  25546
  True valour lies in the middle between cowardice and rashness.    Cervantes.  25547
  True virtue, being united to heavenly grace of faith, makes up the highest perfection.    Milton.  25548
  True virtue’s soul’s always in all deeds all.    Donne.  25549
  True wit never made us laugh.    Emerson.  25550
  Truly great men are always simple-hearted.    Klinger.  25551
  Truly great men are ever most heroic to those most intimate with them.    Ruskin.  25552
  Truly there is a tide in the affairs of men; but there is no gulf-stream setting for ever in one direction.    Lowell.  25553
  Truly unhappy is the man who leaves undone what he can do, and undertakes what he does not understand; no wonder he comes to grief.    Goethe.  25554
  Trusse up thy packe, and trudge from me, to every little boy, / And tell them thus from me, their time most happy is, / If to theyr time they reason had, to know the truth of this.    Chaucer.  25555
  Trust as little as you can to report, and examine all you can by your own senses.    Johnson.  25556
  Trust begets truth.    Proverb.  25557
  Trust, but not too much.    Proverb.  25558
  Trust dies because bad pay poisons him.    Proverb.  25559
  Trust him little who praises all, him less who censures all, and him least who is indifferent about all.    Lavater.  25560
  Trust in that man’s promise who dares to refuse that which he fears he cannot perform.    Spurgeon.  25561
  Trust in the Lord, and do good, so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.    Bible.  25562
  Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.    Bible.  25563
  Trust instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.    Emerson.  25564
  Trust me not at all or all in all.    Tennyson.  25565
  Trust me, that for the instructed, time will come / When they shall meet no object but may teach / Some acceptable lesson to their minds / Of human suffering or human joy. / For them shall all things speak of man.    Wordsworth.  25566
  Trust men, and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.    Emerson.  25567
  Trust no future, howe’er pleasant; / Let the dead past bury its dead. / Act, act in the living present; / Heart within, and God o’erhead!    Longfellow.  25568
  Trust no man who pledges you with his hand on his heart.    Lichtenberg.  25569
  Trust not him that hath once broken faith.    3 Henry VI., iv. 4.  25570
  Trust not in him that seems a saint.    Fuller.  25571
  Trust not the heart of that man for whom old clothes are not venerable.    Carlyle.  25572
  Trust not this hollow world; she’s empty; hark, she sounds.    Quarles.  25573
  Trust not those cunning waters of his eyes, for villany is not without such rheum.    King John, iv. 3.  25574
  Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.    Sterne.  25575
  Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string.    Emerson.  25576
  Truth alone wounds.    Napoleon.  25577
  Truth and fidelity are the pillars of the temple of the world; when these are broken, the fabric falls, and crushes all to pieces.    Owen Feltham.  25578
  Truth and oil are ever above.    Proverb.  25579
  Truth being weighed against a thousand Aswamedha sacrifices, was found to be of more consequence than the whole thousand offerings.    Hitopadesa.  25580
  Truth contradicts our nature, error does not, and for a very simple reason: truth requires us to regard ourselves as limited, error flatters us to think of ourselves as in one or other way unlimited.    Goethe.  25581
  Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again, / The eternal years of God are hers; / But error, wounded, writhes with pain, / And dies among his worshippers.    W. C. Bryant.  25582
  Truth does not conform itself to us, but we must conform ourselves to it.    M. Claudius.  25583
  Truth does not consist in minute accuracy of detail, but in conveying a right impression; and there are vague ways of speaking that are truer than strict facts would be. When the Psalmist said, “Rivers of water run down mine eyes, because men keep not thy law,” he did not state the fact, but he stated a truth deeper than fact and truer.    Dean Alford.  25584
  Truth does not do as much good in the world as the shows of it do of evil.    La Rochefoucauld.  25585
  Truth dwells not in the clouds; the bow that’s there / Doth often aim at, never hit the sphere.    George Herbert.  25586
  Truth for ever on the scaffold, wrong for ever on the throne.    Lowell.  25587
  Truth from his lips prevail’d with double sway, / And fools who came to scoff remain’d to pray.    Goldsmith.  25588
  Truth has a quiet breast.    Richard II., i. 3.  25589
  Truth has no gradations; nothing which admits of increase can be so much what it is as truth is truth. There may be a strange thing, and a thing more strange; but if a proposition be true, there can be none more true.    Johnson.  25590
  Truth hath always a fast bottom.    Proverb.  25591
  Truth hath better deeds than words to grace it.    Two Gent. of Verona, ii. 2.  25592
  “Truth,” I cried, “though the heavens crush me for following her; no falsehood, though a whole celestial Lubberland were the price of apostasy!”    Carlyle.  25593
  Truth in its own essence cannot be / But good.    Byron.  25594
  Truth, in the great practical concerns of life, is so much a question of the reconciling and combining of opposites, that very few have minds sufficiently capacious and impartial to make the adjustment with an approach to correctness.    J. S. Mill.  25595
  Truth irritates only those whom it enlightens, but does not convert.    Pasquier Quesnel.  25596
  Truth is a good dog; but beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.    Coleridge.  25597
  Truth is a queen who has her eternal throne in heaven, and her seat of empire in the heart of God.    Bossuet.  25598
  Truth is a stronghold, and diligence is laying siege to it; so that it must observe all the avenues and passes to it.    South.  25599
  Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out; it is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware.    Tillotson.  25600
  Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.    Byron.  25601
  Truth is as impossible to be soiled by any outward touch as the sunbeam.    Milton.  25602
  Truth is born with us; and we must do violence to nature, to shake off our veracity.    St. Evremond.  25603
  Truth is God’s daughter.    Proverb.  25604
  Truth is never learned, in any department of industry, by arguing, but by working and observing.    Ruskin.  25605
  Truth is one, for ever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the dispositions of the spectator.    Wendell Phillips.  25606
  Truth is quite beyond the reach of satire.    Lowell.  25607
  Truth is simple and gives little trouble, but falsehood gives occasion for the frittering away of time and strength.    Goethe.  25608
  Truth is simple indeed, but we have generally no small trouble in learning to apply it to any practical purpose.    Goethe.  25609
  Truth is the body of God, and light his shadow.    Plato.  25610
  Truth is the daughter of Time.    Proverb.  25611
  Truth is the easiest part of all to play (das leichteste Spiel von allen). Present thyself as thou art (stelle dich selber dar), and thou runnest no risk of falling out of thy rôle.    Rückert.  25612
  Truth is the highest thing that man may keep.    Chaucer.  25613
  Truth is the root, but human sympathy is the flower of practical life.    Chapin.  25614
  Truth is the shortest and nearest way to our end, carrying us thither in a straight line.    Tillotson.  25615
  Truth is to be costly to you—of labour and patience; and you are never to sell it, but to guard and to give.    Ruskin.  25616
  Truth is to be loved purely and solely because it is true.    Carlyle.  25617
  Truth is too simple for us; we do not like those who unmask our illusions.    Emerson.  25618
  Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. Does not Mr. Bryant say that Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while Error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger?    Holmes.  25619
  Truth is truth to the end of reckoning.    Meas. for Meas., v. 1.  25620
  Truth itself shall lose its credit, if delivered by a person that has none.    South.  25621
  Truth lies at the bottom of a well, the depth of which, alas! gives but little hope of release.    Democritus.  25622
  Truth, like gold, is not the less so for being newly brought out of the mine.    Locke.  25623
  Truth, like roses, often blossoms upon a thorny stem.    Hafiz.  25624
  Truth, like the juice of a poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in its excess.    Landor.  25625
  Truth, like the sun, submits to be obscured; but, like the sun, only for a time.    Bovee.  25626
  Truth, like the Venus de Medici, will pass down in thirty fragments to posterity; but posterity will collect and recompose them into a goddess.    Richter.  25627
  Truth loves open dealing.    Henry VIII., iii. 1.  25628
  Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.    Cervantes.  25629
  Truth may languish, but can never perish.    Proverb.  25630
  Truth may lie in laughter, and wisdom in a jest.    Dr. Walter Smith.  25631
  Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day, but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights.    Bacon.  25632
  Truth, or clothed or naked let it be.    Tennyson.  25633
  Truth provokes those whom it does not convert.    Bp. Wilson.  25634
  Truth reaches her full action by degrees, and not at once.    Draper.  25635
  Truth, says Home Tooke, means simply the thing trowed, the thing believed; and now, from this to the thing itself, what a new fatal deduction have we to suffer.    Carlyle.  25636
  Truth scarce ever yet carried it by vote anywhere at its first appearance.    Locke.  25637
  Truth seeks no corners.    Proverb.  25638
  Truth shines with its own light; it is not by the flames of funeral piles that the minds of men are illuminated.    Belisarius.  25639
  Truth should be strenuous and bold; but the strongest things are not always the noisiest, as any one may see who compares scolding with logic.    Chapin.  25640
  Truth will be uppermost one time or another like cork, though kept down in the water.    Sir W. Temple.  25641
  Truth will bear / Neither rude handling, nor unfair / Evasion of its wards, and mocks / Whoever would falsely enter there.    Dr. Walter Smith.  25642
  Truth’s a dog that must to kennel; he must be whipped out when the Lady the brach may stand by the fire and stink.    King Lear, i. 4.  25643
  Truths are first clouds, then rain, then harvests and food.    Ward Beecher.  25644
  Truths that wake, / To perish never.    Wordsworth.  25645
  Try and Trust will move mountains.    Proverb.  25646
  Try for yourselves what you can read in half-an-hour,… and consider what treasures you might have laid by at the end of the year; and what happiness, fortitude and wisdom they would have given you during all the days of your life.    John Morley.  25647
  Try it, ye who think there is nothing in it; try what it is to speak with God behind you.    Ward Beecher.  25648
  Try to do your duty, and you at once know what is in you.    Goethe.  25649
  Try to forget our cares and our maladies, and contribute, as we can, to the cheerfulness of each other.    Johnson.  25650
  Try what repentance can; what can it not? Yet what can it, when one cannot repent?    Hamlet, iii. 2.  25651
  Tu, Domine, gloria mea—Thou, O Lord, art my glory.    Motto.  25652
  Tu dors, Brutus, et Rome est dans les fers!—Sleepest thou, Brutus, and Rome in bonds!    Voltaire.  25653
  Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito / Quam tua te fortuna sinet—Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune shall permit you.    Virgil.  25654
  Tu ne quæsieris, scire nefas, quem mihi quem tibi / Finem di dederint, Leuconoë—Forbear to inquire, thou mayst not know, Leuconoë, for you may not know what the gods have appointed either for you or for me.    Horace.  25655
  Tu nihil invita dices faciesve Minerva—You must say and do nothing against the bent of your genius, i.e., in default of the necessary inspiration.    Horace.  25656
  Tu pol si sapis, quod scis nescis—You, if you are wise, will not know what you do know.    Terence.  25657
  Tu quamcunque Deus tibi fortunaverit horam, / Grata sume manu; nec dulcia differ in annum, / Ut quocunque loco fueris, vixisse libenter / Te dicas—Receive with a thankful hand every hour that God may have granted you, and defer not the comforts of life to another year; that in whatever place you are, you may say you have lived agreeably.    Horace.  25658
  Tu quoque—You too; you’re another.  25659
  Tu quoque, Brute!—You too, Brutus!  25660
  Tu recte vivis, si curas esse quod audis—You live a true life if you make it your care to be what you seem.    Horace.  25661
  Tu si animum vicisti, potius quam animus te, est quod gaudeas—If you have conquered your inclination, rather than your inclination you, you have something to rejoice at.    Plautus.  25662
  Tu si hic sis, aliter sentias—If you were in my place, you would think differently.    Terence.  25663
  Tu vincula frange—Break thy chains.    Motto.  25664
  Tua camicia non sappia il secreto—Let not your shirt know your secret.    Italian Proverb.  25665
  Tua res agitur—It is a matter that concerns you.  25666
  Tuebor—I will protect.    Motto.  25667
  Tui me miseret, mei piget—I pity you and vex myself.    Ennius.  25668
  Tunica propior pallio est—My tunic is nearer than my cloak.    Plautus.  25669
  Turba Remi sequitur fortunam, ut semper, et odit / Damnatos—The Roman mob follows the lead of fortune, as it always does, and hates those that are condemned.    Juvenal.  25670
  Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel with smile or frown; / With that wild wheel we go not up or down; / Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great.    Tennyson.  25671
  Turn him to any cause of policy, / The Gordian knot of it he will unloose, / Familiar as his garter.    Henry V., i. 1.  25672
  Turpe est aliud loqui, aliud sentire; quanto turpius aliud scribere, aliud sentire!—It is base to say one thing and to think another; how much more base to write one thing and think another!    Seneca.  25673
  Turpe est in patria peregrinari, et in eis rebus quæ ad patriam pertinent hospitem esse—It is disgraceful to live as a stranger in one’s country, and be an alien in those matters which affect our welfare.    Manutius.  25674
  Turpius ejicitur quam non admittitur hospes—It is more disgraceful to turn a guest out than not to admit him.    Ovid.  25675
  Turris fortissima est nomen Jehovah—A most strong tower is the name of Jehovah.    Motto.  25676
  Tuta petant alii. Fortuna miserrima tuta est; / Nam timor eventus deterioris abest—Let others seek security. My most wretched fortune is secure; for there is no fear of worse to follow.    Ovid.  25677
  Tuta scelera esse possunt, non secura—Wickedness may be safe, but not secure.    Seneca.  25678
  Tuta timens—Fearing even safety.    Virgil.  25679
  Tutte quanti—Et cetera.    Italian.  25680
  Tuum est—It is thine.    Motto.  25681
  ’Twas doing nothing was his curse— / Is there a vice can plague us worse?    Hannah More.  25682
  ’Twas strange, ’twas passing strange, / ’Twas pitiful; ’twas wondrous pitiful.    Othello, i. 3.  25683
  Twenty people can gain money for one who can use it; and the vital question for individuals and for nations, is never “how much do they make,” but “to what purpose do they spend.”    Ruskin.  25684
  ’Twere all as good to ease one beast of grief, / As sit and watch the sorrows of the world / In yonder caverns with the priests who pray.    Sir Edwin Arnold.  25685
  Twist ye, twine ye! even so, / Mingle shades of joy and woe, / Hope, and fear, and peace, and strife, / In the thread of human life.    Scott.  25686
  Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labour.    Bible.  25687
  Two dogs over one bone seldom agree.    Proverb.  25688
  Two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it.    Proverb.  25689
  Two gifts are indispensable to the dramatic poet; one is the power of forgetting himself, the other is the power of remembering his characters.    Stoddart.  25690
  Two grand tasks have been assigned to the English people—the grand Industrial task of conquering some half, or more, of the terraqueous planet for the use of man; then, secondly, the grand Constitutional task of sharing, in some pacific endurable manner, the fruit of said conquest, and showing all people how it might be done.    Carlyle.  25691
  Two heads are better than one, or why do folks marry?    Proverb.  25692
  Two in distress make sorrow less.    Proverb.  25693
  Two is company, but three is none.    Proverb.  25694
  Two kitchen fires burn not on one hearth.    Proverb.  25695
  Two may keep counsel, putting one away.    Proverb.  25696
  Two may talk and one may hear, but three cannot take part in a conversation of the most sincere and searching sort.    Emerson.  25697
  Two meanings have our lightest fantasies, / One of the flesh, and of the spirit one.    Lowell.  25698
  Two men I honour, and no third. First, the toilworn craftsman that with earth-made implement laboriously conquers the earth, and makes her man’s…. A second man I honour, and still more highly—him who is seen toiling for the spiritually indispensable; not daily bread, but the bread of life…. These two in all their degrees I honour; all else is chaff and dust, which let the wind blow whither it listeth.    Carlyle.  25699
  Two misfortunes are twice as many at least as are needful to be talked over at one time.    Sterne.  25700
  Two of a trade seldom agree.    Proverb.  25701
  Two orders of poets I admit, but no third; the creative (Shakespeare, Homer, Dante), and reflective or perceptive (Wordsworth, Keats, Tennyson); and both these must be first-rate in their range.    Ruskin.  25702
  Two pots stood by a river, one of brass, the other of clay; the water carried them away; the earthen vessel kept aloof from the other.    L’Estrange.  25703
  Two principles in human nature reign— / Self-love to urge, and reason to restrain.    Pope.  25704
  Two qualities are demanded of a statesman who would direct any great movement of opinion in which he himself takes a part; he must have a complete understanding of the movement itself, and he must be animated by the same motives as those which inspire the movement.    Lamartine.  25705
  Two removals are as bad as a fire.    Proverb.  25706
  Two sorts of writers possess genius; those who think, and those who cause others to think.    J. Roux.  25707
  Two stars keep not their motion in one sphere.    1 Henry IV., v. 4.  25708
  Two things a man should never be angry at; what he can help, and what he cannot.    Proverb.  25709
  Two things I abhor: the learned in his infidelities, and the fool in his devotions.    Mohomet.  25710
  Two things strike me dumb: the infinite starry heavens, and the sense of right and wrong in man.    Kant.  25711
  Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels: first, to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms rather than things; and, secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ is worth contending about.    Colton.  25712
  Type of the wise who soar, but never roam, / True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home.    Wordsworth.  25713
  Tyran, descends du trône, et fais place à ton maître—Tyrant, come down from the throne, and give place to your master!    Corneille.  25714
  Tyranny and anarchy are never far asunder.    Bentham.  25715
  Tyranny is irresponsible power … whether the power be lodged in one or many.    Canning.  25716
  Üb’ immer Treu und Redlichkeit / Bis an dein kühles Grab—Be sure thou always practise fidelity and honesty till thou lie in thy cold grave.    L. H. Hölty.  25717
  Über allen Gipfeln / Ist Ruh—Over all heights is rest.    Goethe.  25718
  Über die Berge mit Ungestüm—Over the mountains by storm.    Kotzebue.  25719
  Über vieles kann / Der Mensch zum Herrn sich machen, seinen Sinn / Bezwinget kaum die Not und lange Zeit—Man can make himself master over much, hardly can necessity and length of time subdue his spirit.    Goethe.  25720
  Überall bin ich zu Hause, / Ueberall bin ich bekannt—Everywhere am I at home, everywhere am I known.    F. Hückstädt.  25721
  Übereilung thut nicht gut; / Bedachtsamkeit macht alle Dinge besser—Precipitation spoils everything; consideration improves everything.    Schiller.  25722
  Uberibus semper lacrymis, semperque paratis / In statione sua, atque expectantibus illam / Quo jubeat manare modo—With tears always in abundance, and always ready at their station, and awaiting her signal to flow as she bids them.    Juvenal, of a pettish woman.  25723
  Uberrima fides—The fullest confidence; implicit faith.  25724
  Überzeugung soll mir niemand rauben / Wer’s besser weiss, der mag es glauben—No one shall deprive of this conviction that a man’s faith in a thing is not weaker, but stronger, the better he knows it.    Goethe.  25725
  Ubi amici, ibi opes—Where there are friends there is wealth.    Plautus.  25726
  Ubi amor condimentum inerit cuivis placiturum credo—Where love enters to season a dish, I believe it will please any one.    Plautus.  25727
  Ubi bene, ibi patria—Where it is well with me, there is my country.    Proverb.  25728
  Ubt dolor, ibi digitus—Where the pain is, there the finger will be.    Proverb.  25729
  Ubi homines sunt modi sunt—Where men are there are manners.  25730
  Ubi idem et maximus et honestissimus amor est, aliquando præstat morte jungi quam vita distrahi—Where there exists the greatest and most honourable love, it is sometimes better to be joined in death than separated in life.    Valerius Maximus.  25731
  Ubi jus, ibi remedium—Where there is a right there is a remedy.    Law.  25732
  Ubi jus incertum, ibi jus nullum—Where the law is uncertain there is no law.    Law.  25733
  Ubi lapsus? Quid feci?—Where have I made slip? What have I done?    Motto.  25734
  Ubi major pars est, ibi est totum—Where the greater part is, there the whole is.    Law.  25735
  Ubi mel, ibi apes—Where there is honey to be found, there will be bees.    Plautus.  25736
  Ubi sæva indignatio cor ulterius lacerare nequit—Where bitter indignation cannot lacerate my heart any more.    Swift’s epitaph.  25737
  Ubi summus imperator non adest ad exercitum, / Citius quod non facto ’st usus fit, quam quod facto ’st opus—When the commander-in-chief is not with the army, that is sooner done which need not to be done than that which requires to be done.    Plautus.  25738
  Ubi supra—Where above mentioned.  25739
  Ubi timor adest, sapientia adesse nequit—Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.    Lactantius.  25740
  Ubi uber, ibi tuber—There are no roses without thorns.    Proverb.  25741
  Ubicunque ars ostentatur, veritas abesse videtur—Wherever there is a display of art, truth seems to us to be wanting.  25742
  Ubique—Everywhere.    Motto.  25743
  Ubique patriam reminisci—I remember my country everywhere.    Motto.  25744
  Übung macht den Meister—Practice makes perfect (lit. the master).    German Proverb.  25745
  Ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. If I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.    Douglas Jerrold.  25746
  Ulcus tangere—To touch a sore.    Terence.  25747
  Ulterius ne tende odiis—Press no further with your hate.    Virgil.  25748
  Ultima ratio regum—The last argument of kings.    Inscription on cannon.  25749
  Ultima semper / Expectanda dies homini, dicique beatus / Ante obitum nemo supremaque funera debet—The last day must always be awaited by man, and no man should be pronounced happy before his death and his final obsequies.    Ovid.  25750
  Ultima Thule—Remotest Thule.    Virgil.  25751
  Ultimatum—A final proposition or condition.  25752
  Ultimum moriens—The last to die or disappear.  25753
  Ultimus Romanorum—The last of the Romans.  25754


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