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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Where people  to  Whom God teaches not
  Where people are tied for life, ’tis their mutual interest not to grow weary of one another.    Lady Montagu.  27752
  Where power is absent we may find the robe of genius, but we miss the throne.    Landor.  27753
  Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off.    Johnson.  27754
  Where shame is, there is fear.    Milton.  27755
  Where the carcase is, the ravens will gather.    Proverb.  27756
  Where the devil cannot come, he will send.    German Proverb.  27757
  Where the devil has smoothed your road, / Keep to the right like an honest man.    Dr. Walter Smith.  27758
  Where the greater malady is fix’d, / The lesser is scarce felt.    King Lear, iii. 4.  27759
  Where the heart goes before, like a lamp, and illumines the pathway, many things are made clear that else lie hidden in darkness.    Longfellow.  27760
  Where the heart is, there the Muses, there the gods sojourn.    Emerson.  27761
  Where the meekness of self-knowledge veileth the front of self-respect, there look thou for the man whose name none can know but they will honour.    Tupper.  27762
  Where there is a mother in the home, matters speed well.    A. B. Alcott.  27763
  Where there is a splashing of dirt, it is good not to meddle and to keep far away.    Hitopadesa.  27764
  Where there is much light there is a darker shadow.    Goethe.  27765
  Where there is music, nothing really bad can be.    Cervantes.  27766
  Where there is mystery, it is generally supposed that there must also be evil.    Byron.  27767
  Where there is no envy in the case, our propensity to sympathise with joy is much stronger than our propensity to sympathise with sorrow.        Adam Smith.  27768
  Where there is no hook, to be sure there will hang no bacon.    Spanish Proverb.  27769
  Where there is no hope, there can be no endeavour.    Johnson.  27770
  Where there is no law, there is no transgression.    St. Paul.  27771
  Where there is no love, all are faults.    Proverb.  27772
  Where there is no shame, there is no honour.    Proverb.  27773
  Where there is no sympathy with the spirit of man, there can be no sympathy with any higher spirit.    Ruskin.  27774
  Where there is smoke there is fire.    Proverb.  27775
  Where there is too much light, our senses don’t perceive; they are only stunned or dazzled or blinded.    Pascal.  27776
  Where there’s a will there’s a way.    Proverb.  27777
  Where there’s muckle courtesy there’s little kindness.    Scotch Proverb.  27778
  Where truth is not at the bottom. Nature will always be endeavouring to return, and will out and betray herself one time or other.    Tillotson.  27779
  Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.    Jesus.  27780
  Where vice is, vengeance follows.    Scotch Proverb.  27781
  Where virtue dwells, the gods have placed before / The dropping sweat that springs from every pore, / And ere the feet can reach her bright abode, / Long, rugged, steep the ascent, and rough the road.    Hesiod.  27782
  Where we find echoes, we generally find emptiness and hollowness; it is the contrary with the echoes of the heart.    J. F. Boyes.  27783
  Where wealth and freedom reign, contentment fails, / And honour sinks where commerce long prevails.    Goldsmith.  27784
  Where wilt thou go that thou wilt not have to plough?    Spanish Proverb.  27785
  Where Wisdom steers, wind cannot make you sink.    Delaune.  27786
  Where words are scarce, they are seldom spent in vain.    Richard II., ii. 2.  27787
  Where would be what silly people call Progress if not for the grumblers?    John Wagstaffe.  27788
  Where you see your friend, trust to yourself.    Spanish Proverb.  27789
  Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.    Jesus.  27790
  Where your will is ready, your feet are light.    Proverb.  27791
  Where’s the use of a woman’s having brains of her own if she’s tackled to a geck as everybody’s a-laughing at?    George Eliot.  27792
  Whereas Johnson only bowed to every clergyman, I would bow to every man, were it not there is a devil dwells in man as well as a divinity, and too often the bow is but pocketed by the former.    Carlyle.  27793
  Where’er I wander, boast of this I can, / Though banished, yet a true-born Englishman.    Richard II., i. 3.  27794
  Where’er we tread, ’tis haunted, holy ground.    Byron.  27795
  Wherever a man dwells he will be sure to have a thorn-bush near his door.    Proverb.  27796
  Wherever a true woman comes, home is always around her. The stars may be over her head, the glow-worms in the night-cold grass may be the fire at her feet; but home is where she is; and for a noble woman it stretches far around her, better than houses ceiled with cedar or painted with vermilion, shedding its quiet light far for those who else are homeless.    Ruskin.  27797
  Wherever in the world I am, / In whatsoe’er estate, / I have a fellowship with hearts / To keep and cultivate.    A. L. Waring.  27798
  Wherever nature does least, man does most.    American Proverb.  27799
  Wherever snow falls, there is usually civil freedom.    Emerson.  27800
  Wherever the devil makes a purchase, he never fails to set his mark.    Goldsmith.  27801
  Wherever the health of the citizens is concerned, much more where their souls’ health, and as it were their salvation, is concerned, all governments that are not chimerical make haste to interfere.    Carlyle.  27802
  Wherever the speech is corrupted the mind is also.    Seneca.  27803
  Wherever the tree of beneficence takes root, it sends forth branches beyond the sky.    Saadi.  27804
  Wherever there is a parliament, there must of necessity be an opposition.    John Wagstaffe.  27805
  Wherever there is a sky above him and a world around him, the poet is in his place; for here too is man’s existence, with its infinite longings and small acquirings; its ever-thwarted, ever-renewed endeavours; its unspeakable aspirations, its fears and hopes that wander through eternity; and all the mystery of brightness and of gloom that it was ever made of, in any age or climate, since man first began to live.    Carlyle.  27806
  Wherever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.    Judge Halyburton.  27807
  Wherever there is cupidity, there the blessing of the Gospel cannot rest. The actual poor, therefore, may altogether fail to be objects of that blessing, the actual rich may be the objects of it in the highest degree.    Matthew Arnold.  27808
  Wherever there is power there is age.    Emerson.  27809
  Wherever there is war, there must be injustice on one side or the other, or on both.    Ruskin.  27810
  Wherever women are honoured, the gods are satisfied.    Manu.  27811
  Wherever work is done, victory is obtained.    Emerson.  27812
  Wherever you see a gaming-table, be very sure Fortune is not there…. She is ever seen accompanying industry, and as often trundling a wheelbarrow as lolling in a coach and six.    Goldsmith.  27813
  Wherever your lot is cast, duty to yourself and others suggests the propriety of adapting your conduct to the circumstances in which you are placed.    Samuel Lover.  27814
  Wherefore ever ramble on? / For the good is lying near. / Fortune learn to seize alone, / For that Fortune’s ever here.    Goethe.  27815
  Wherefore waste I time to counsel thee / That art a votary to fond desire?    Two Gent. of Verona, i. 1.  27816
  Wherein does barbarism consist, unless in not appreciating what is excellent?    Goethe.  27817
  Wheresoever a man seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.    Thomas à Kempis.  27818
  Wheresoever the carcass is, there will the eagles be gathered together.    Jesus.  27819
  Wheresoever the search after truth begins, there life begins; wheresoever the search ceases, there life ceases.    Ruskin.  27820
  Wheresoever two or three living men are gathered together, there is society; or there it will be, with its mechanisms and structures, over-spreading this little globe, and reaching upwards to Heaven and downwards to Gehenna.    Carlyle.  27821
  Whereto serves mercy, / But to confront the visage of offence? / And what’s in prayer, but this twofold force, / To be forestalled ere we come to fall, / Or pardon’d, being down? Then I’ll look up.    Hamlet, iii. 3.  27822
  Whether a child, or an old man, or a youth, be come to thy house, he is to be treated with respect; for of all men, thy guest is the superior.    Hitopadesa.  27823
  Whether a revolution succeeds or fails, men of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.    Heine.  27824
  Whether he be rich or whether he be poor, if he (a man) have a good heart, he shall at all times rejoice in a cheerful countenance; his mind shall tell him more than seven watchmen that sit above upon a tower on high.    Ecclesiasticus.  27825
  Whether it be for life or death, do your own work well.    Ruskin.  27826
  Whether one show one’s self a man of genius in science or compose a song, the only point is, whether the thought, the discovery, the deed, is living and can live on.    Goethe.  27827
  Whether religion be true or false, it must be necessarily granted to be the only wise principle and safe hypothesis for a man to live and die by.    Tillotson.  27828
  Whether the pitcher strike the stone or the stone the pitcher, it is bad for the pitcher.    Proverb.  27829
  Whether you boil snow or pound it, you can have but water of it.    Proverb.  27830
  Which death is preferable to every other? “The unexpected.”    Cæsar.  27831
  Which highest mortal, in this inane existence, had I not found a shadow-hunter or shadow-hunted; and, when I looked through his brave garnitures, miserable enough?    Carlyle.  27832
  Which is the great secret? The open secret—(open, that is, to all, seen by almost none).    Goethe.  27833
  Which is the lightest in the scale of Fate? / That where fond Cupid still is adding weight.    Quarles.  27834
  Which of all the philosophies think you will stand? / I know not, but philosophy itself I hope will continue with us for ever.    Schiller.  27835
  Which of your philosophical systems is other than a dream-theorem; a net quotient, confidently given out, where divisor and dividend are both unknown?    Carlyle.  27836
  Which way I fly is hell; myself am hell; / And in the lowest deep a lower deep, / Still threat’ning to devour me, opens wide, / To which the hell I suffer seems a heaven.    Milton.  27837
  Whichever you do, you will regret it.    Socrates, to one who asked him whether he should marry or not.  27838
  While a man gets he never can lose.    Spanish Proverb.  27839
  While conscience is our friend, all is peace; but if once offended, farewell the tranquil mind.    Mary Wortley Montagu.  27840
  While craving justice for ourselves, it is never wise to be unjust to others.    Lew Wallace.  27841
  While digestion lasts, life cannot, in philosophical language, be said to be extinct.    Carlyle.  27842
  While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till grief be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.    Johnson.  27843
  While manufacture is the work of hands only, art is the work of the whole spirit of man; and as that spirit is, so is the deed of it.    Ruskin.  27844
  While men sleep, / Sad-hearted mothers heave, that wakeful lie, / To muse upon some darling child / Roaming in youth’s uncertain wild.    Keble.  27845
  While mistakes are increasing, like population, at the rate of twelve hundred a-day, the benefit of seizing one and throttling it would be perfectly inconsiderable.    Carlyle.  27846
  While others tippled, Sam from drinking shrunk, / Which made the rest think Sam alone was drunk.    Lucian.  27847
  While the serpent sheds its old skin, the new is already formed beneath.    Carlyle.  27848
  While there is hope left, let not the weakness of sorrow make the strength of resolution languish.    Sir P. Sidney.  27849
  While thy shoe is on thy foot, tread upon the thorns.    Proverb.  27850
  While we are indifferent to our good qualities, we keep on deceiving ourselves in regard to our faults, until we come to look upon them as virtues.    Heine.  27851
  While we are reasoning concerning life, life is gone.    Hume.  27852
  While we think to revenge an injury, we many times begin one, and after that repent our misconceptions.    Feltham.  27853
  While you live, tell truth and shame the devil.    1 Henry IV., iii. 1.  27854
  Whilst a man confideth in Providence, he should not slacken his own exertions; for without labour he is unworthy to obtain the oil from the seed.    Hitopadesa.  27855
  Whilst lions war and battle for their dens, / Poor harmless lambs abide their enmity.    3 Henry VI., ii. 5.  27856
  Whilst we converse with what is above us, we do not grow old, but grow young.    Emerson.  27857
  Whining lover may as well request / A scornful breast / To melt in gentle tears, as woo the world for rest.    Quarles.  27858
  Whistle, and I’ll come to ye, my lad.    Burns.  27859
  Whistling aloud to bear his courage up.    Blair.  27860
  White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.    Paley.  27861
  Who are wise in love, love most, say least.    Tennyson.  27862
  Who ascends to mountain-tops, shall find / The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow.    Byron.  27863
  Who, born for the universe, narrow’d his mind, / And to party gave up what was meant for mankind; / Though fraught with all learning, yet straining his throat / To persuade Tommy Townshend to lend him a vote.    Goldsmith.  27864
  Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.    Smollett.  27865
  Who breaks his own bond, forfeiteth himself.    George Herbert.  27866
  Who breathes must suffer, and who thinks must mourn; / And he alone is bless’d who ne’er was born.    Prior.  27867
  Who builds a church to God and not to fame, / Will never mark the marble with his name.    Pope.  27868
  Who but the poet was it that first formed gods for us; that exalted us to them, and brought them down to us?    Goethe.  27869
  Who buys a minute’s mirth to wail a week? / Or sells eternity to get a toy?    Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece.  27870
  Who by repentance is not satisfied / Is not of heaven, nor earth.    Two Gent. of Verona, v. 4.  27871
  Who can be patient in extremes?    3 Henry VI., i. 1.  27872
  Who can compute what the world loses in the multitude of promising intellects combined with timid characters, who dare not follow out any bold, vigorous, independent train of thought, lest it should land them in something which would admit of being considered irreligious or immoral?    J. S. Mill.  27873
  Who can direct when all pretend to know?    Goldsmith.  27874
  Who can do nothing of sovran worth / Which men shall praise, a higher task may find, / Plodding his dull round on the common earth, / But conquering envies rising in the mind.    Dr. Walter Smith.  27875
  Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil, all the days of her life. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed.    Bible.  27876
  Who can heal the woes of him to whom balm has become poison, who has imbibed hatred of mankind from the fulness of love?    Goethe.  27877
  Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?    Bible.  27878
  Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, / He breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind.    George Herbert.  27879
  Who chatters to you, will chatter of you.    Proverb.  27880
  Who coldly lives to himself and his own will may gratify many a wish; but he who strives to guide others well must be able to dispense with much.    Goethe.  27881
  Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, / He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave; / Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise,— / His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies.    Pope.  27882
  Who could pin down a shadow to the ground, / And take its measure?    Dr. Walter Smith.  27883
  Who digs a pit for others falls into it himself.    German Proverb.  27884
  Who does not act is dead; absorpt entire / In miry sloth, no pride, no joy he hath: / O leaden-hearted men, to be in love with death!    Thomson.  27885
  Who does not help us at the needful moment never helps; who does not counsel at the needful moment never counsels.    Goethe.  27886
  Who does not in his friends behold the world, / Deserves not that the world should hear of him.    Goethe.  27887
  Who does the best his circumstance allows, / Does well, does nobly; angels could no more.    Young.  27888
  Who doth not work shall not eat.    Proverb.  27889
  Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?    Marlowe.  27890
  Who fastest walks, but walks astray, / Is only farthest from his way.    Prior.  27891
  Who fears death forfeits life.    Seume.  27892
  Who fears to do ill sets himself a task; / Who fears to do well sure should wear a mask.    Herbert.  27893
  Who feels injustice, who shrinks before a slight, who has a sense of wrong so acute, and so glowing a gratitude for kindness, as a generous boy?    Thackeray.  27894
  Who firmly can resolve, he conquers grief.    Goethe.  27895
  Who follows all things forfeiteth his will.    George Herbert.  27896
  Who forces himself on others is to himself a load. Impetuous curiosity is empty and inconstant. Prying intrusion may be suspected of whatever is little.    Lavater.  27897
  Who gets by play proves loser in the end.    Heath.  27898
  Who gives a trifle meanly is meaner than the trifle.    Lavater.  27899
  Who gives the lilies clothing, / Will clothe his people too.    Cowper.  27900
  Who goes a-borrowing, goes a-sorrowing.    Proverb.  27901
  Who had hoped for triumph, but who was prepared for sacrifice.    I. Disraeli.  27902
  Who has a daring eye tells downright truths and downright lies.    Lavater.  27903
  Who has a head will not want a hat.    Italian Proverb.  27904
  Who has not felt how sadly sweet / The dream of home, the dream of home, / Steals o’er the heart, too soon to fleet, / When far o’er sea or land we roam? / Sunlight more soft may o’er us fall. / To greener shores our bark may come; / But far more bright, more dear than all, / That dream of home, that dream of home.    Moore.  27905
  Who hath a greater combat than he that laboureth to overcome himself?    Thomas à Kempis.  27906
  Who hath not known ill fortune never knew himself or his own virtue.    Mallet.  27907
  Who here with life would sport, / In life shall prosper never; / And he who ne’er will rule himself, / A slave shall be for ever.    Goethe.  27908
  Who, in the midst of just provocation to anger, instantly finds the fit word which settles all around him in silence, is more than wise or just; he is, were he a beggar, of more than royal blood—he is of celestial descent.    Lavater.  27909
  Who in want a hollow friend doth try, / Directly seasons him his enemy.    Hamlet, iii. 2.  27910
  Who is a stranger to those who have the habit of speaking kindly.    Hitopadesa.  27911
  Who is sure he hath a soul, unless / It see and judge, and follow worthiness, / And by deeds praise it? He who doth not this / May lodge an inmate soul, but ’tis not his.    Donne.  27912
  Who is sure of his own motives can with confidence advance or retreat.    Goethe.  27913
  Who is the best captain of a ship? The grumbler and the man of discipline, who will have things as they ought to be, even though he lose every sailor serving under him by his severity.    John Wagstaffe.  27914
  Who is the best general? The grumbler who insists upon having everything in mathematical order, and who has not the smallest drop of the milk of human kindness about him, whenever it is a question of duty or efficiency.    John Wagstaffe.  27915
  Who is the happiest man? He who is alive to the merit of others, and can rejoice in their enjoyment as if it were his own.    Goethe.  27916
  Who is the most sensible man? He who finds what is to his own advantage in all that happens to him.    Goethe.  27917
  Who is there almost, whose mind at some time or other, love or anger, fear or grief, has not so fastened to some clog that it could not turn itself to any other object?    Locke.  27918
  Who is there that can clutch into the wheel-spokes of destiny, and say to the spirit of the time: Turn back, I command thee? Wiser were it that we yielded to the inevitable and inexorable, and accounted even this the best.    Carlyle.  27919
  Who is’t can say, I’m at the worst? / I’m worse than ere I was, / And worse I may be yet; the worst is not, / So long as we can say, / This is the worst.    King Lear, iv. 1.  27920
  Who judgeth well, well God them send; / Who judgeth evil, God them amend.    Sir Thomas Wyatt.  27921
  Who keeps no guard upon himself is slack, / And rots to nothing at the next great thaw.    George Herbert.  27922
  Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, but he who kills a good book kills reason itself.    Milton.  27923
  Who knows art half, speaks much and is always wrong; who knows it wholly, inclines to act, and speaks seldom or late.    Goethe.  27924
  Who knows not that truth is strong, next to the Almighty? She needs no politics, nor stratagems, nor licensings to make her victorious; those are the shifts and the defences that error uses against her power; give her but room and do not bind her when she sleeps.    Milton.  27925
  Who knows the mind has the key to all things else.    A. B. Alcott.  27926
  Who knows what Love is, may not sup / On that which is not still divine.    Dr. Walter Smith.  27927
  Who leaves all receives more.    Emerson.  27928
  Who looks not before finds himself behind.    Proverb.  27929
  Who loves his own sweet shadow in the streets / Better than e’er the fairest she he meets.    Burns.  27930
  Who loves me, loves my dog.    Law Proverb.  27931
  Who loves, raves.    Byron.  27932
  Who made the heart, ’tis He alone / Decidedly can try us; / He knows each chord, its various tone, / Each spring, its various bias. / Then at the balance let’s be mute, / We never can adjust it; / What’s done we partly may compute, / But know not what’s resisted.    Burns.  27933
  Who make poor “will do” wait upon “I should;” / We own they’re prudent, but who owns they’re good?    Burns.  27934
  Who marks in church-time others’ symmetry, / Makes all their beauty his deformity.    George Herbert.  27935
  Who never climbs will never fa’.    Scotch Proverb.  27936
  Who never doubted never half believed.    Bailey.  27937
  Who overcomes / By force, hath overcome but half his foe.    Milton.  27938
  Who pants for glory finds but short repose; / A breath revives him or a breath o’erthrows.    Pope.  27939
  Who plays for more / Than he can lose with pleasure, stakes his heart.    George Herbert.  27940
  Who questioneth much, shall learn much, and content much.    Bacon.  27941
  Who riseth from a feast / With that keen appetite that he sits down? / Where is the horse that doth untread again / His tedious measures with the unabated fire / That he did pace them first? All things that are / Are with more spirit chaséd than enjoy’d.    Mer. of Ven., ii. 6.  27942
  Who say, I care not, those I give for lost; / And to instruct them, ’twill not quit the cost.    George Herbert.  27943
  Who seeks Him in the dark and cold, / With heart that elsewhere finds no rest, / Some fringe of the skirts of God shall hold, / Though round his spirit the mists may fold, / With eerie shadows and fears untold.    Dr. Walter Smith.  27944
  Who shall be true to us, / When we are so unsecret to ourselves?    Troil. and Cress., iii. 2.  27945
  Who shall decide when doctors disagree, / And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me.    Pope.  27946
  Who shall place / A limit to the giant’s unchained strength, / Or curb his swiftness in the forward race?    W. C. Bryant.  27947
  Who shall say that Fortune grieves him, / While the star of hope she leaves him?    Burns.  27948
  Who should be trusted when one’s right hand / Is perjured to the bosom?    Two Gent. of Verona, v. 4.  27949
  Who shuts love out shall be shut out from love.    Tennyson.  27950
  Who so firm that cannot be seduced?    Julius Cæsar, i. 2.  27951
  Who so unworthy but may proudly deck him / With his fair-weather virtue, that exults / Glad o’er the summer main? The tempest comes, / The rough winds rage aloud; when from the helm / This virtue shrinks, and in a corner lies / Lamenting.    Thomson.  27952
  Who soars too near the sun with golden wings melts them.    Shakespeare.  27953
  Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in man, and finds the readiest response.    A. B. Alcott.  27954
  Who spouts his message to the wilderness, / Lightens his soul and feels one burden less; / But to the people preach, and you will find / They’ll pay you back with thanks ill to your mind.    Goethe, Prof. Blackie’s translation.  27955
  Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing; / ’Twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands; / But he that filches from me my good name, / Robs me of that which not enriches him, / And makes me poor indeed.    Othello, iii. 3.  27956
  Who surpasses or subdues mankind / Must look down on the hate of those below.    Byron.  27957
  Who the race of men doth love, / Loves also him above.    Lewis Morris.  27958
  Who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, / This pleasing anxious being e’er resign’d; / Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, / Nor cast one longing ling’ring look behind?    Gray.  27959
  Who track the steps of glory to the grave.    Byron.  27960
  Who trusts in God fears not his rod.    Goethe.  27961
  Who values a good night’s rest will not lie down with enmity in his heart if he can help it.    Sterne.  27962
  Who values that anger which is consumed only in empty menaces?    Goldsmith.  27963
  Who walks through fire will hardly heed the smoke.    Tennyson.  27964
  Who watches not catches not.    Dutch Proverb.  27965
  “Who will guard the guards?” says a Latin verse,—“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” I answer, “The enemy.” It is the enemy who keeps the sentinel watchful.    Mme. Swetchine.  27966
  Who will not mercy unto others show, / How can he mercy ever hope to have?    Spenser.  27967
  Who would bear the whips and scorns of time, / The oppressor’s wrong, the proud man’s contumely, / The pangs of despised love, the law’s delay, / The insolence of office and the spurns / That patient merit of the unworthy takes, / When he himself might his quietus make / With a bare bodkin?    Hamlet, iii. 1.  27968
  Who would check the happy feeling / That inspires the linnet’s song? / Who would stop the swallow wheeling / On her pinions swift and strong?    Wordsworth.  27969
  Who would fardels bear, / To grunt and sweat under a weary life, / But that the dread of something after death, / The undiscover’d country from whose bourn / No traveller returns, puzzles the will, / And makes us rather bear those ills we have / Than fly to others that we know not of?    Hamlet, iii. 1.  27970
  Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practise it, is as one who ploughs but does not sow.    Saadi.  27971
  Whoever aims at doing or enjoying all and everything with his entire nature, whoever tries to link together all that is without him by such a species of enjoyment will only lose his time in efforts that can never be successful.    Goethe.  27972
  Whoever can administer what he possesses, has enough, and to be wealthy is a burdensome affair, unless you understand it.    Goethe.  27973
  Whoever can discern truth has received his commission from a higher source than the chiefest judge in the world, who can discern only law.    Thoreau.  27974
  Whoever can make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, deserves better of mankind, and does more service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.    Swift.  27975
  Whoever can turn his weeping eyes to heaven has lost nothing, for there above is everything he can wish for here below. He only is a loser who persists in looking down on the narrow plains of the present time.    Jean Paul.  27976
  Whoever converses much among old books will be hard to please among new.    Temple.  27977
  Whoever despises mankind will never get the best out of others or himself.    Tocqueville.  27978
  Whoever does not respect confidence will never find happiness in his path.    Saying.  27979
  Whoever fights, whoever falls, / Justice conquers evermore.    Emerson.  27980
  Whoever gives himself to this (evil-speaking and evil-wishing), soon comes to be indifferent towards God, contemptuous towards the world, spiteful towards his equals; and the true, genuine indispensable sentiment of self-estimation corrupts into self-conceit and presumption.    Goethe.  27981
  Whoever has lived twenty years ought to know how to order himself without physic.    Tiberius, quoted by Montaigne.  27982
  Whoever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings.    Joubert.  27983
  Whoever has seen the masked at a ball dance amicably together, and take hold of hands without knowing each other, leaving the next moment to meet no more, can form an idea of the world.    Vauvenargues.  27984
  Whoever has sixpence is sovereign over all men—to the extent of the sixpence; commands cooks to feed him, philosophers to teach him, kings to mount guard over him—to the extent of sixpence.    Carlyle.  27985
  Whoever has so far formed his taste as to be able to relish and feel the beauties of the great masters, has gone a great way in his study.    Joshua Reynolds.  27986
  Whoever is a genuine follower of truth, keeps his eye steady upon his guide, indifferent whither he is lead, provided that she is the leader.    Burke.  27987
  Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him. Haste and hurry are very different things.    Chesterfield.  27988
  Whoever is king, is also the father of his country.    Congreve.  27989
  Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul.    Bacon.  27990
  Whoever may / Discern true ends will grow pure enough / To love them, brave enough to strive for them, / And strong enough to reach them, though the road be rough.    Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  27991
  Whoever perseveres will be crowned.    Herder.  27992
  Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.    Voltaire.  27993
  Whoever sinks his vessel by overloading it, though it be with gold, and silver, and precious stones, will give his owner but an ill account of his voyage.    Locke.  27994
  Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, / Thinks what ne’er was, nor is, nor e’er shall be.    Pope.  27995
  Whoever will thrust Magdalen into the pit will find that he has dropped with her into the flames the key that should have opened heaven for him, and assuredly shall he remain outside until she, her purification completed, shall take pity on him and bring it thence.    Celia Burleigh.  27996
  Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison.    Johnson.  27997
  Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide from us that he possesses one.    Goethe.  27998
  Whoever would persuade men to religion both with art and efficacy, must found the persuasion of it upon this, that it interferes not with any rational pleasure, that it bids nobody quit the enjoyment of any one thing that his reason can prove to him ought to be enjoyed.    South.  27999
  Whole, half, and quarter mistakes are very difficult and troublesome to correct and sift, and it is hard to set what is true in them in its proper place.    Goethe.  28000
  Wholesome berries thrive and ripen best, / Neighbour’d by fruit of baser quality.    Henry V., i. 1.  28001
  Wholly a man of action, with speech subservient thereto.    Carlyle of his father.  28002
  Whom God teaches not, man cannot.    Gaelic.  28003


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