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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Does Homer  to  Each mind
  Does Homer interest us now, because he wrote of what passed beyond his native Greece, and two centuries before he was born; or because he wrote what passed in God’s world, which is the same after thirty centuries?    Carlyle.  3999
  Do falta dicha, por demas es diligencia—Diligence is of no use where luck is wanting.    Spanish Proverb.  4000
  Dogmatic jargon, learn’d by heart, / Trite sentences, hard terms of art, / To vulgar ears seem so profound, / They fancy learning in the sound.    Gay.  4001
  Do good and throw it into the sea; if the fish know it not, the Lord will.    Turkish Proverb.  4002
  Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.    Pope.  4003
  Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.    Ben. Franklin.  4004
  Dogs should not be taught to eat leather (so indispensable for leashes and muzzles).    German Proverb.  4005
  Dogs that bark at a distance ne’er bite at hand.    Scotch Proverb.  4006
  Doing good is the only certainly happy action of a man’s life.    Sir P. Sidney.  4007
  Doing is activity; and he will still be doing.    Henry V., iii. 7.  4008
  Doing is the great thing; for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.    Ruskin.  4009
  Doing leads more surely to saying than saying to doing.    Vinet.  4010
  Doing nothing is doing ill.    Proverb.  4011
  Dolce far niente—Sweet idleness.    Italian.  4012
  Dolci cose a vedere, e dolci inganni—Things sweet to see, and sweet deceptions.    Ariosto.  4013
  Dolendi modus, timendi non autem—There is a limit to grief, but not to fear.    Pliny.  4014
  Doli non doli sunt, nisi astu colas—Fraud is not fraud, unless craftily planned.    Plautus.  4015
  Dolium volvitur—An empty vessel rolls easily.    Proverb.  4016
  Dolori affici, sed resistere tamen—To be affected with grief, but still to resist it.    Pliny.  4017
  Dolus an virtus, quis in hoste requirat?—Who inquires in an enemy whether it be stratagem or valour?    Virgil.  4018
  Dolus versatur in generalibus—Fraud deals in generalities.    Law.  4019
  Domandar chi nacque prima, l’uovo o la gallina—Ask which was first produced, the egg or the hen.    Italian Proverb.  4020
  Domestic happiness is the end of almost all our pursuits, and the common reward of all our pains.    Fielding.  4021
  Domestic happiness! thou only bliss / Of happiness that has survived the Fall.    Cowper.  4022
  Domi manere convenit felicibus—Those who are happy at home should remain at home.    Proverb.  4023
  Domine, dirige nos—Lord, direct us!  4024
  Domini pudet, non servitutis—I am ashamed of my master, but not of my condition as a servant.    Seneca.  4025
  Dominus illuminatio mea—The Lord is my light.    Motto.  4026
  Dominus providebit—The Lord will provide.    Motto.  4027
  Dominus videt plurimum in rebus suis—The master sees best in his own affairs.    Phædrus.  4028
  Dominus vobiscum, et cum spiritu tuo—The Lord be with you, and with thy spirit.  4029
  Domitæ naturæ—Of a tame nature.  4030
  Domus amica domus optima—The house of a friend is the best house.  4031
  Domus et placens uxor—Thy house and pleasing wife.  4032
  Domus sua cuique tutissimum refugium—The safest place of refuge for every man is his own home.    Coke.  4033
  Dona præsentis cape lætus horæ, et / Linque severa—Gladly enjoy the gifts of the present hour, and banish serious thoughts.    Horace.  4034
  Donatio mortis causa—A gift made in prospect of death.    Law.  4035
  Don de plaire—The gift of pleasing.    French.  4036
  Donec eris felix multos numerabis amicos; / Tempora si fuerint nubila, solus eris—So long as you are prosperous you will reckon many friends; if fortune frowns on you, you will be alone.    Ovid.  4037
  Done to death by slanderous tongues.    Much Ado, v. 3.  4038
  Donna di finestra, uva di strada—A woman at the window is a bunch of grapes by the wayside.    Italian Proverb.  4039
  Donna è mobile come plume in vento—Woman is as changeable as a feather in the wind.    Verdi.  4040
  Donner de si mauvaise grâce qu’on n’a pas d’obligation—To give so ungraciously as to do away with any obligation.    French.  4041
  Donner une chandelle à Dieu et une au diable—To give one candle to God and another to the devil.    French Proverb.  4042
  Donnez, mais, si vous pouvez, épargnez au pauvre, la honte de tendre la main—Give, but, if possible, spare the poor man the shame of holding out the hand.    Diderot.  4043
  Dono dedit—Gave as a gift.  4044
  Do not allow your daughters to be taught letters by a man, though he be a St. Paul or a St. Francis of Assisi. The saints are in heaven.    Bp. Liguori.  4045
  Do not ask if a man has been through college. Ask if a college has been through him.    Chapin.  4046
  Do not, as some ungracious pastors do, / Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven, / Whilst, like a puffed and reckless libertine, / Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads, / And recks not his own rede.    Hamlet, i. 3.  4047
  Do not flatter your benefactors.    Buddhist Proverb.  4048
  Do not, for one repulse, forego the purpose / That you resolv’d to effect.    Tempest, iii. 2.  4049
  Do not give dalliance / Too much the rein; the strongest oaths are straw / To the fire i’ the blood. Be more abstemious, / Or else good night your vow.    Tempest, iv. 1.  4050
  Do not halloo till you are out of the wood.    Proverb.  4051
  Do not lose the present in vain perplexities about the future. If fortune lours to-day, she may smile to-morrow.    Sir T. Martin.  4052
  Do not refuse the employment which the hour brings you for one more ambitious.    Emerson.  4053
  Do not talk Arabic in the house of a Moor.    Spanish Proverb.  4054
  Do not tell a friend anything that you would conceal from an enemy.    Arabian Proverb.  4055
  Do not think of one falsity as harmless, and one as slight, and another as unintended. Cast them all aside; it is better our hearts should be swept clean of them.    Ruskin.  4056
  Do not train boys to learning by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be the better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.    Plato.  4057
  Do not trouble yourself too much about the light on your statue; the light of the public square will test its value.    Michael Angelo to a young sculptor.  4058
  Don’t be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don’t bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Nerve us with incessant affirmatives. Don’t waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.    Emerson.  4059
  Don’t be “consistent,” but be simply true.    Holmes.  4060
  Don’t budge, if you are at ease where you are.    German Proverb.  4061
  Don’t despise a slight wound or a poor relative.    Danish Proverb.  4062
  Don’t dissipate your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.    Goethe.  4063
  Don terrible de la familiarité—The terrible gift of familiarity.    Mirabeau.  4064
  Don’t fly till your wings are fledged.    German Proverb.  4065
  Don’t hate; only pity and avoid those that follow lies.    Carlyle.  4066
  Don’t put too fine a point to your wit, for fear it should get blunted.    Cervantes.  4067
  Don’t quit the highway for a short cut.    Portuguese Proverb.  4068
  Don’t reckon your chickens before they are hatched.    Proverb.  4069
  Don’t throw away the old shoes till you’ve got new ones.    Dutch Proverb.  4070
  Donum exitiale Minervæ—The fatal gift to Minerva, i.e., the wooden horse, by means of which the Greeks took Troy.    Virgil.  4071
  Do on the hill as ye do in the ha’.    Scotch Proverb.  4072
  Do right; though pain and anguish be thy lot, / Thy heart will cheer thee when the pain’s forgot; / Do wrong for pleasure’s sake, then count thy gains, / The pleasure soon departs, the sin remains.    Bp. Shuttleworth.  4073
  Dormit aliquando jus, moritur nunquam—A right is sometimes in abeyance, but never abolished.    Law.  4074
  Dormiunt aliquando leges, nunquam moriuntur—The law sleeps sometimes, but never dies.    Law.  4075
  Dos d’âne—Saddleback (lit. ass’s back).    French.  4076
  Dos est magna parentum / Virtus—The virtue of parents is a great dowry.    Horace.  4077
  Dos est uxoria lites—Strife is the dowry of a wife.    Ovid.  4078
  [Greek]—Gift both dainty and dear.    Homer.  4079
  Dos linajes solo hay en el mundo, el “tener” y el “no tener”—There are but two families in the world, those who have, and those who have not.    Cervantes.  4080
  [Greek]—Give me where to stand, and I will move the earth.    Archimedes.  4081
  Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.    Ben. Franklin.  4082
  Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say aye; / And I will take thy word. Yet if thou swear’st, / Thou may’st prove false; at lovers’ perjuries / They say Jove laughs.    Romeo and Juliet, ii. 2.  4083
  Dost thou love pictures? We will fetch thee straight / Adonis painted by a running brook; / And Cytherea all in sedges hid; / Which seem to move and wanton with her breath; / Even as the waving sedges play with wind.    Tam. of Shrew, Ind. 2.  4084
  Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there are to be no more cakes and ale?    Twelfth Night, ii. 3.  4085
  Do that which is assigned you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.    Emerson.  4086
  Do the duty that lies nearest to you. Every duty which is bidden to wait returns with seven fresh duties at its back.    Kingsley.  4087
  Do the duty which lies nearest to thee. Thy second duty will already have become clearer.    Carlyle.  4088
  Do thine own task, and be therewith content.    Goethe.  4089
  Doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.    Much Ado, ii. 3.  4090
  Doth the eagle know what is in the pit, / Or wilt thou go ask the mole?    William Blake.  4091
  Do thy little well, and for thy comfort know, / Great men can do their greatest work no better than just so.    Goethe.  4092
  Double, double, toil and trouble, / Fire burn, and caldron bubble.    Macbeth, iv. 1.  4093
  Double, double toil and trouble; that is the life of all governors that really govern; not the spoil of victory, only the glorious toil of battle can be theirs.    Carlyle.  4094
  Double entendre—A double meaning.    French.  4095
  Double entente—Double signification.    French.  4096
  Doubting the reality of love leads to doubting everything.    Amiel.  4097
  Doubting things go ill often hurts more / Than to be sure they do.    Cymbeline, i. 7.  4098
  Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way.    H. Ballou.  4099
  Doubt is the abettor of tyranny.    Amiel.  4100
  Doubt is the vestibule which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.    Colton.  4101
  Doubtless the pleasure is as great / Of being cheated as to cheat.    Butler.  4102
  Doubt of any sort cannot be removed except by action.    Goethe.  4103
  Doubt thou the stars are fire; / Doubt that the sun doth move; / Doubt truth to be a liar; / But never doubt I love.    Hamlet, ii. 2.  4104
  Douceur—A bribe.    French.  4105
  Do ut des—I give that you may give.    Maxim of Bismarck.  4106
  Doux yeux—Tender glances.    French.  4107
  Dove bisognan rimedj, il sospirar non vale—Where remedies are needed, sighing is of no use.    Italian Proverb.  4108
  Dove è grand’ amore, quivi è gran dolore—Where the love is great the pain is great.    Italian Proverb.  4109
  Dove è il Papa, ivi è Roma—Where the Pope is, Rome is.    Italian Proverb.  4110
  Dove è l’amore, là è l’occhio—Where love is, there the eye is.    Italian Proverb.  4111
  Dove entra il vino, esce la vergogna—When wine enters modesty goes.    Italian Proverb.  4112
  Dove la voglia è pronta, le gambe son leggiere—When the will is prompt, the legs are light.    Italian Proverb.  4113
  Do weel and doubt nae man; do ill and doubt a’ men.    Scotch Proverb.  4114
  Do we not all submit to death? The highest sentence of the law, sentence of death, is passed on all of us by the fact of birth; yet we live patiently under it, patiently undergo it when the hour comes.    Carlyle.  4115
  Dower’d with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn, / The love of love.    Tennyson, of the poet.  4116
  Do what he will, he cannot realise / Half he conceives—the glorious vision flies; / Go where he may, he cannot hope to find / The truth, the beauty pictured in the mind.    Rogers.  4117
  Do what we can, summer will have its flies; if we go a-fishing, we must expect a wet coat.    Emerson.  4118
  Down, thou climbing sorrow; / Thy element’s below.    King Lear, ii. 4.  4119
  Downward to climb and backward to advance.    Pope.  4120
  Downy sleep, death’s counterfeit.    Macbeth, iii. 2.  4121
  Do you think the porter and the cook have no anecdotes, no experiences, no wonders for you?    Emerson.  4122
  Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord’s Prayer.    Napoleon.  4123
  Dramatis personæ—Characters represented.  4124
  Draw thyself from thyself.    Goethe.  4125
  Dream after dream ensues, / And still they dream that they shall still succeed / And still are disappointed.    Cowper.  4126
  Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion.    Emerson.  4127
  Dreams are but interludes which fancy makes. / When monarch reason sleeps, this mimic wakes; / Compounds a medley of disjointed things, / A mob of cobblers and a court of kings; / Light fumes are merry, grosser fumes are sad; / Both are the reasonable soul run mad.    Dryden.  4128
  Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a semi-deliverance from the human prison.    Amiel.  4129
  Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on the earth in the night season, and melt away with the first beams of the sun.    Dickens.  4130
  Dreams are the children of an idle brain, / Begot of nothing but vain phantasy; / Which are as thin of substance as the air, / And more inconstant than the wind.    Romeo and Juliet, i. 4.  4131
  Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know, / Are a substantial world, both pure and good; / Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood, / Our pastime and our happiness will grow.    Wordsworth.  4132
  Dreams, indeed, are ambition; for the substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.    Hamlet, ii. 2.  4133
  Dreams, in general, take their rise from those incidents that have occurred during the day.    Herodotus.  4134
  Dreams in their development have breath / And tears and torture and the touch of joy; / They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts; / They take a weight from off our waking toils; / They do divide our being; they become a portion of ourselves as of our time, / And look like heralds of eternity.    Byron.  4135
  Dreigers vechten niet—Those who threaten don’t fight.    Dutch Proverb.  4136
  Dress has a moral effect upon the conduct of mankind.    Sir J. Barrington.  4137
  Drinking water neither makes a man sick nor in debt, nor his wife a widow.    John Neal.  4138
  Drink nothing without seeing it, sign nothing without reading it.    Portuguese Proverb.  4139
  Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame / When once it is within thee; but before, / May’st rule it as thou list; and pour the shame, / Which it would pour on thee, upon the floor.    George Herbert.  4140
  Drink to me only with thine eyes, / And I will pledge with mine; / Or leave a kiss but in the cup, / And I’ll not look for wine.    Ben Jonson.  4141
  Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.    Bible.  4142
  Drive a coach and six through an act of parliament.    Baron S. Rice.  4143
  Drive a cow to the ha’, and she’ll run to the byre.    Scotch Proverb.  4144
  Drive thy business, let not thy business drive thee.    Franklin.  4145
  Droit d’aubaine—The right of escheat; windfall.  4146
  Droit des gens—Law of nations.    French.  4147
  Droit et avant—Right and forward.    French.  4148
  Droit et loyal—Right and loyal.    French.  4149
  Drones hive not with me.    Mer. of Ven., ii. 5.  4150
  Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.    Bible.  4151
  Drudgery and knowledge are of kin, / And both descended from one parent sin.    S. Butler.  4152
  Drunkenness is the vice of a good constitution or of a bad memory;—of a constitution so treacherously good than it never bends till it breaks; or of a memory that recollects the pleasures of getting intoxicated, but forgets the pains of getting sober.    Colton.  4153
  Drunkenness is voluntary madness.    Seneca.  4154
  [Greek]—When an oak falls, every one gathers wood.    Mencius.  4155
  Dry light is ever the best—i.e., from one who, as disinterested, can take a dispassionate view of a matter.    Heraclitus.  4156
  Dry shoes won’t catch fish.    Gaelic Proverb.  4157
  Duabus sedere sellis—To sit between two stools.  4158
  Du bist am Ende was du bist—Thou art in the end what thou art.    Goethe.  4159
  Dubitando ad veritatem pervenimus—By way of doubting we arrive at the truth.    Cicero.  4160
  Dubiam salutem qui dat afflictis, negat—He who offers to the wretched a dubious deliverance, denies all hope.    Seneca.  4161
  Ducats are clipped, pennies are not.    German Proverb.  4162
  Duce et auspice—Under his guidance and auspices.    Motto.  4163
  Duces tecum—You must bring with you (certain documents).    Law.  4164
  Duce tempus eget—The time calls for a leader.    Lucan.  4165
  Du choc des esprits jaillissent les étincelles—When great spirits clash, sparks fly about.    French Proverb.  4166
  Ducis ingenium, res / Adversæ nudare solent, celare secundæ—Disasters are wont to reveal the abilities of a general, good fortune to conceal them.    Horace.  4167
  Ducit amor patriæ—The love of country leads me.    Motto.  4168
  Du côté de la barbe est la toute-puissance—The male alone has been appointed to bear rule.    Molière.  4169
  Ductor dubitantium—A guide to those in doubt.  4170
  Ducunt volentem fata, nolentem trahunt—Fate leads the willing, and drags the unwilling.    Seneca, from Cleanthes.  4171
  Du fort au faible—On an average (lit. from the strong to the weak).    French.  4172
  Du glaubst zu schieben und du wirst geschoben—Thou thinkest thou art shoving and thou art shoved.    Goethe.  4173
  Du gleichst dem Geist, den du begreifst / Nicht mir—Thou art like to the spirit which thou comprehendest, not to me.    Goethe.  4174
  Du hast das nicht, was andre haben, / Und andern mangeln deine Gabe; / Aus dieser Unvollkommenheit / Entspringt die Geselligkeit—Thou hast not what others have, and others want what has been given thee; out of such defect springs good-fellowship.    Gellert.  4175
  Du haut de ces pyramides quarante siécles nous contemplent—From the height of these pyramids forty centuries look down on us.    Napoleon to his troops in Egypt.  4176
  Dulce domum—Sweet home.    A school song.  4177
  Dulce est desipere in loco—It is pleasant to play the fool (i.e., relax) sometimes.    Horace.  4178
  Dulce est miseris socios habuisse doloris—It is a comfort to the wretched to have companions in misfortune.  4179
  Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori—It is sweet and glorious to die for one’s country.    Horace.  4180
  Dulce periculum—Sweet danger.    Motto.  4181
  Dulce sodalitium—A pleasant association of friends.  4182
  Dulcibus est verbis alliciendus amor—Love is to be won by affectionate words.    Proverb.  4183
  Dulcique animos novitate tenebo—And I will hold your mind captive with sweet novelty.    Ovid.  4184
  Dulcis amor patriæ, dulce videre suos—Sweet is the love of country, sweet to see one’s kindred.    Ovid.  4185
  Dulcis inexpertis cultura potentis amici; / Expertus metuit—The cultivation of friendship with the great is pleasant to the inexperienced, but he who has experienced it dreads it.    Horace.  4186
  Dull, conceited hashes, / Confuse their brains in college classes; / They gang in stirks, and come oot asses, / Plain truth to speak.    Burns.  4187
  Dull not device by coldness and delay.    Othello, ii. 3.  4188
  Dumb dogs and still waters are dangerous.    German Proverb.  4189
  Dumbie winna lee.    Scotch Proverb.  4190
  Dumb jewels often, in their silent kind, / More than quick words do move a woman’s mind.    Two Gent. of Verona, iii. 1.  4191
  Dum deliberamus quando incipiendum incipere jam serum est—While we are deliberating to begin, the time to begin is past.    Quintilian.  4192
  Dum fata fugimus, fata stulti incurrimus—While we flee from our fate, we like fools rush on it.    Buchanan.  4193
  Dum in dubio est animus, paulo momento huc illuc impellitur—While the mind is in suspense, a very little sways it one way or other.    Terence.  4194
  Dum lego, assentior—Whilst I read, I assent.    Cicero.  4195
  Dum loquor, hora fugit—While I am speaking, time flies.    Ovid.  4196
  Dummodo morata recte veniat, dotata est satis—Provided she come with virtuous principles, a woman brings dowry enough.    Plautus.  4197
  Dummodo sit dives, barbarus ipse placet—If he be only rich, a very barbarian pleases us.    Ovid.  4198
  Dum ne ob malefacta peream, parvi æstimo—So be I do not die for evil-doing, I care little for dying.    Plautus.  4199
  Du moment qu’on aime, on devient si doux—From the moment one falls in love, one becomes sweet in the temper.    Marmontel.  4200
  Dum se bene gesserit—So long as his behaviour is good.    Law.  4201
  Dum singuli pugnant, universi vincuntur—While they fight separately, the whole are conquered.    Tacitus.  4202
  Dum spiro, spero—While I breathe, I hope.    Motto.  4203
  Dum tacent, clamant—While silent, they cry aloud, i.e., their silence bespeaks discontent.    Cicero.  4204
  Du musst steigen oder sinken, / Du musst herrschen und gewinnen, / Oder dienen und verlieren, / Leiden oder triumphiren, / Amboss oder Hammer sein—Thou must mount up or sink down, must rule and win or serve and lose, suffer or triumph, be anvil or hammer.    Goethe.  4205
  Dum vires annique sinunt, tolerate labores: / Jam veniet tacito curva senecta pede—While your strength and years permit, you should endure labour; bowed old age will soon come on with silent foot.    Ovid.  4206
  Dum vitant stulti vitia, in contraria currunt—While fools shun one set of faults, they run into the opposite one.    Horace.  4207
  Dum vivimus, vivamus—While we live, let us live.    Motto.  4208
  D’une vache perdue, c’est quelque chose de recouvrer la queue—When a cow is lost, it is something to recover the tail.    French Proverb.  4209
  Duo quum faciunt idem non est idem—When two do the same thing, it is not the same.    Terence.  4210
  Duos qui sequitur lepores neutrum capit—He who follows two hares is sure to catch neither.    Proverb.  4211
  Dupes indeed are many; but of all dupes there is none so fatally situated as he who lives in undue terror of being duped.    Carlyle.  4212
  Durante beneplacito—During good pleasure.  4213
  Durante vita—During life.  4214
  Dura più incudine che il martello—The anvil lasts longer than the hammer.    Italian Proverb.  4215
  Durate, et vosmet rebus servate secundis—Be patient, and preserve yourself for better times.    Virgil.  4216
  Durch Vernünfteln wird Poesie vertrieben / Aber sie mag das Vernüftige lieben—Poetry loves what is true in reason, but is scared away (dispersed) by subtlety in reasoning.    Goethe.  4217
  Durum et durum non faciunt murum—Hard and hard (i.e., without mortar) do not make a wall.  4218
  Durum! Sed levius fit patientia / Quicquid corrigere est nefas—’Tis hard! But that which we are not permitted to correct is rendered lighter by patience.    Horace.  4219
  Durum telum necessitas—Necessity is a hard weapon.    Proverb.  4220
  Du sollst mit dem Tode zufrieden sein. / Warum machst du dir das Leben zur Pein?—Thou shouldst make peace (lit. be content) with death. Why then make thy life a torture to thee?    Goethe.  4221
  Dusting, darning, drudging, nothing is great or small, / Nothing is mean or irksome: love will hallow it all.    Dr. Walter Smith.  4222
  Dust long outlasts the storied stone.    Byron.  4223
  Dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return.    Bible.  4224
  Du sublime au ridicule il n’y a qu’un pas—There is but one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.    Napoleon.  4225
  Dutchmen must have wide breeches.    Frisian Proverb.  4226
  Duties are but coldly performed which are but philosophically fulfilled.    Mrs. Jameson.  4227
  Duties are ours; events are God’s.    Cecil.  4228
  Duty by habit is to pleasure turn’d; / He is content who to obey has learn’d.    Sir E. Brydges.  4229
  Duty demands the parent’s voice / Should sanctify the daughter’s choice, / In that is due obedience shown; / To choose belongs to her alone.    Moore.  4230
  Duty, especially out of the domain of love, is the veriest slavery in the world.    J. G. Holland.  4231
  Duty has the virtue of making us feel the reality of a positive world, while at the same time it detaches us from it.    Amiel.  4232
  Duty is a power which rises with us in the morning, and goes to bed with us in the evening.    Gladstone.  4233
  Duty is the demand of the passing hour.    Goethe.  4234
  Duty scorns prudence, and criticism has few terrors for a man with a great purpose.    Disraeli.  4235
  Duty—the command of Heaven, the eldest voice of God.    Kingsley.  4236
  Dux fœmina facti—A woman the leader in the deed.    Virgil.  4237
  Each animal out of its habitat would starve.    Emerson.  4238
  Each change of many-colour’d life he drew, / Exhausted worlds, and then imagined new.    Johnson.  4239
  Each creature is only a modification of the other; the likeness in them is more than the difference, and their radical law is one and the same.    Emerson.  4240
  Each creature seeks its perfection in another.    Luther.  4241
  Each day still better other’s happiness, / Until the heavens, envying earth’s good hap, / Add an immortal title to your crown.    Richard II., i. 1.  4242
  Each departed friend is a magnet that attracts us to the next world, and the old man lives among graves.    Jean Paul.  4243
  Each good thought or action moves / The dark world nearer to the sun.    Whittier.  4244
  Each heart is a world. You find all within yourself that you find without. The world that surrounds you is the magic glass of the world within you.    Lavater.  4245
  Each human heart can properly exhibit but one love, if even one; the “first love, which is infinite,” can be followed by no second like unto it.    Carlyle.  4246
  Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, / The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.    Gray.  4247
  Each man begins the world afresh, and the last man repeats the blunders of the first.    Amiel.  4248
  Each man can learn something from his neighbour: at least he can learn to have patience with him—to live and let live.    Kingsley.  4249
  Each man has his fortune in his own hands, as the artist has a piece of rude matter, which he is to fashion into a certain shape.    Goethe.  4250
  Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him.    Emerson.  4251
  Each man sees over his own experience a certain stain of error, whilst that of other men looks fair and ideal.    Emerson.  4252
  Each man’s chimney is his golden milestone, is the central point from which he measures every distance through the gateways of the world around him.    Longfellow.  4253
  Each mind has its own method. A true man never acquires after college rules.    Emerson.  4254


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