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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Genuine morality  to  God helps those
  Genuine morality depends on no religion, though every one sanctions it and thereby guarantees to it its support.    Schopenhauer.  6754
  Genuine religion is matter of feeling rather than matter of opinion.    Bovee.  6755
  Genuine simplicity of heart is a healing and cementing principle.    Burke.  6756
  Genus et proavos et quæ non fecimus ipsi, / Vix ea nostra voco—Birth, ancestry, and what we have ourselves not done, I would hardly call our own.    Ovid.  6757
  Genus humanum superavit—He surpassed the human race in natural ability.    Lucretius.  6758
  Genus immortale manet, multosque per annos / Stat fortuna domus, et avi numerantur avorum—The race continues immortal, and through many years the fortune of the house stands steadfast, and it numbers grandsires of grandsires.    Virgil.  6759
  Genus irritabile vatum—The sensitive tribe of poets.  6760
  [Greek]—Always learning many things the older I grow.    Solon.  6761
  Gerechtigkeit ist mehr die mannliche. Menschenliebe mehr die weibliche Tugend—Justice is properly the virtue of the man, charity of the woman.    Schopenhauer.  6762
  Geredt ist geredt, man kann es mit einem Schwamme abwischen—What is said is said; there is no sponge that can wipe it out.    German Proverb.  6763
  Germanicè—In German.  6764
  Gescheite Leute sind immer das beste Konversationslexikon—Clever people are always the best Conversations-lexicon.    Goethe.  6765
  Geschichte ist eigentlcih nichts anderes, als eine Satire auf die Menschheit—History is properly nothing else but a satire on humanity.    C. J. Weber.  6766
  Geschrei macht den Wolf grösser als er ist—Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.    German Proverb.  6767
  Gesellschaft ist die Grossmutter der Menschheit durch ihre Töchter, die Erfindungen—Society is the grandmother of humanity through her daughters, the inventions.    C. J. Weber.  6768
  Gesetz ist mächtig, mächiger ist die Noth—Law is powerful; necessity is more so.    Goethe.  6769
  Gesetzlose Gewalt ist die furchbarste Schwache—Lawless power is the most frightful weakness.    Herder.  6770
  Gespenster sind für solche Leute nur / Die sehn sie wollen—Ghosts visit only those who look for them.    Holtei.  6771
  Get a good name and go to sleep.    Proverb.  6772
  Get money, honestly if you can, but get money.    Proverb.  6773
  Get once into the secret of any Christian act, and you get practically into the secret of Christianity itself.    James Wood.  6774
  Get on the crupper of a good stout hypothesis, and you may ride round the world.    Sterne.  6775
  Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; / If not, by any means get wealth and place.    Pope.  6776
  Get spindle and distaff ready, and God will send the flax.    Proverb.  6777
  Get thee to a nunnery!    Hamlet, iii. 1.  6778
  Get to live: / Then live and use it; else it is not true / That thou hast gotten.    Herbert.  6779
  Get what ye can and keep what ye bae.    Scotch Proverb.  6780
  Get your enemies to read your works in order to mend them, for your friend is so much your second self that he will judge too like you.    Pope.  6781
  Geteilte Freud’ ist doppelt Freude—Joy shared is joy doubled.    Goethe.  6782
  Gewalt ist die beste Beredsamkeit—Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.    Schiller.  6783
  Gewinnen ist leichter als Erhalten—Getting is easier than keeping.    German Proverb.  6784
  Gewöhne dich, da stets der Tod dir dräut, / Dankbar zu nehmen, was das Leben beut—Accustom thyself, since death ever threatens thee, to accept with a thankful heart whatever life offers thee.    Bodenstedt.  6785
  Gewöhnlich glaubt Mensch, wenn er nur Worte hört, / Es müsse sich dabei doch auch was denken lassen—Men generally believe, when they hear only words, that there must be something in it.    Goethe.  6786
  Ghosts! There are nigh a thousand million walking the earth openly at noontide; some half-hundred have vanished from it, some half-hundred have arisen in it, ere thy watch ticks once.    Carlyle.  6787
  Giant Antæus in the fable acquired new strength every time he touched the earth; so some brave minds gain fresh energy from that which depresses and crushes others.    Murphy.  6788
  Gibier de potence—A gallows-bird.    French.  6789
  Gie a bairn his will and a whelp his fill, an’ neither will do well.    Scotch Proverb.  6790
  Gie a beggar a bed, and he’ll pay you with a louse.    Scotch Proverb.  6791
  Gie him tow enough and he’ll hang himsel’—i.e., give him enough of his own way.    Scotch Proverb.  6792
  Gie me a canny hour at e’en, / My arms about my dearie, O, / An’ warl’ly cares an’ warl’ly men / May a’ gang tapsalteerie, O.    Burns.  6793
  Gie me ae spark o’ Nature’s fire! / That’s a’ the learning I desire; / Then though I drudge through dub and mire, / At pleugh or cart, / My Muse, though hamely in attire, / May touch the heart.    Burns.  6794
  Gie me a peck o’ oaten strae, / An’ sell your wind for siller.    The cow to the piper who put her off with piping to her.  6795
  Gie the deil his due, an’ ye’ll gang till him.    Scotch Proverb.  6796
  Gie the greedy dog a muckle bane.    Scotch Proverb.  6797
  Gie wealth to some be-ledger’d cit, / In cent. per cent.; / But gie me real, sterling wit, / And I’m content.    Burns.  6798
  Gie your heart to God and your awms (alms) to the poor.    Scotch Proverb.  6799
  Gie your tongue mair holidays than your head.    Scotch Proverb.  6800
  Giebt es Krieg, so macht der Teufel die Hölle weiter—When war falls out, the devil enlarges hell.    German Proverb.  6801
  Giebt’s schönre Pflichten für ein edles Herz / Als ein Verteidiger der Unschuld sein, / Das Recht der unterdrückten zu beschirmen?—What nobler task is there for a noble heart than to take up the defence of innocence and protect the rights of the oppressed?    Schiller.  6802
  Gierigheid is niet verzadigd voor zij den mond vol aarde heeft—Greed is never satisfied till its mouth is filled with earth.    Dutch Proverb.  6803
  Giff-gaff maks gude friends, i.e., mutual giving.    Scotch Proverb.  6804
  Gift of prophecy has been wisely denied to man. Did a man foresee his life, and not merely hope it and grope it, and so by necessity and free-will make and fabricate it into a reality, he were no man, but some other kind of creature, superhuman or subterhuman.    Carlyle.  6805
  Gifts are as gold that adorns the temple; grace is like the temple that sanctifies the gold.    Burkett.  6806
  Gifts are often losses.    Italian Proverb.  6807
  Gifts come from on high in their own peculiar forms.    Goethe.  6808
  Gifts from the hand are silver and gold, but the heart gives that which neither silver nor gold can buy.    Ward Beecher.  6809
  Gifts make their way through stone walls.    Proverb.  6810
  Gifts weigh like mountains on a sensitive heart.    Mme. Fee.  6811
  Gigni pariter cum corpore, et una / Crescere sentimus pariterque senescere mentem—We see that the mind is born with the body, that it grows with it, and also ages with it.    Lucretius.  6812
  Gin (if) ye hadna been among the craws, ye wadna hae been shot.    Scotch Proverb.  6813
  Giovine santo, diavolo vecchio—A young saint, an old devil.    Italian Proverb.  6814
  Gird your hearts with silent fortitude, / Suffering yet hoping all things.    Mrs. Hemans.  6815
  Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.    Goethe.  6816
  Give a boy address and accomplishments, and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.    Emerson.  6817
  Give a dog an ill name and hang him.    Proverb.  6818
  Give a hint to a man of sense and consider the thing done.    Proverb.  6819
  Give alms, that thy children may not ask them.    Danish Proverb.  6820
  Give a man luck and throw him into the sea.    Proverb.  6821
  Give ample room and verge enough.    Gray.  6822
  Give an ass oats, and it runs after thistles.    Dutch Proverb.  6823
  Give, and it shall be given to you.    Jesus.  6824
  Give and spend, / And God will send.    Proverb.  6825
  Give and take.    Proverb.  6826
  Give a rogue rope enough, and he will hang himself.    Proverb.  6827
  Give, but, if possible, spare the poor man the shame of begging.    Diderot.  6828
  Give every flying minute / Something to keep in store.    Walker.  6829
  Give every man his due.    Proverb.  6830
  Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; / Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment.    Hamlet, i. 3.  6831
  Give from below what ye get from above, / Light for the heaven-light, love for its love, / A holy soul for the Holy Dove.    Dr. Walter Smith.  6832
  Give God the margin of eternity to justify Himself in.    H. R. Haweis.  6833
  Give him an inch and he’ll take an ell.    Proverb.  6834
  Give him a present! give him a halter.    Mer. of Ven., ii. 2.  6835
  Give me again my hollow tree, / A crust of bread, and liberty.    Pope.  6836
  Give me a look, give me a face, / That makes simplicity a grace, / Robes loosely flowing, hair as free; / Such sweet neglect more taketh me, / Than all the adulteries of art; / They strike mine eyes, but not my heart.    Ben Jonson.  6837
  Give me but / Something whereunto I may bind my heart; / Something to love, to rest upon, to clasp / Affection’s tendrils round.    Mrs. Hemans.  6838
  Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.    Emerson.  6839
  Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds…. This idea has inspired the genius of Goldsmith, Burns, Cowper, and, in a newer time, of Goethe, Wordsworth, and Carlyle. Their writing is blood-warm.    Emerson.  6840
  Give me my Romeo: and, when he shall die, / Take him and cut him out in little stars, / And he will make the face of heaven so fine / That all the world will be in love with night, / And pay no homage to the garish sun.    Romeo and Juliet, iii. 2.  6841
  Give me that man / Who is not passion’s slave, and I will wear him / In my heart’s core, ay, in my heart of hearts.    Hamlet, iii. 2.  6842
  Give me the avow’d, th’ erect, the manly foe, / Bold I can meet, perhaps may turn, his blow; / But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, / Save, save, oh! save me from the candid friend.    Canning.  6843
  Give me the eloquent cheek, where blushes burn and die.    Mrs. Osgood.  6844
  Give me the liberty to know, to think, to believe, and to utter freely, according to conscience, above all other liberties.    Milton.  6845
  Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it.    Proverb.  6846
  Give not that which is holy to the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine.    Jesus.  6847
  Give only so much to one that you may have to give to another.    Danish Proverb.  6848
  Give orders, but no more, and nothing will be done.    Spanish and Portuguese Proverb.  6849
  Give pleasure to the few; to please many is vain.    Schiller.  6850
  Give ruffles to a man who wants a shirt.    French Proverb. (?)  6851
  Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak, / Whispers the o’erfraught heart, and bids it break.    Macbeth, iv. 3.  6852
  Give the devil his due.    1 Henry IV., i. 2.  6853
  Give the devil rope enough and he will hang himself.    Proverb.  6854
  Give thy need, thine honour, and thy friend his due.    Herbert.  6855
  Give thy thoughts no tongue, / Nor any unproportioned thought his act. / Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. / The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, / Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel; / But do not dull thy palm with entertainment / Of each new-hatch’d unfledged comrade.    Hamlet, i. 3.  6856
  Give to a gracious message / An host of tongues; but let ill tidings tell / Themselves when they be felt.    Ant. and Cleop., ii. 5.  6857
  Give to him that asketh of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.    Jesus.  6858
  Give to the masses nothing to do, and they will topple down thrones and cut throats; give them the government here, and they will make pulpits useless, and colleges an impertinence.    Wendell Phillips.  6859
  Give tribute, but not oblation, to human wisdom.    Sir P. Sidney.  6860
  Give unto me, made lowly wise, / The spirit of self-sacrifice; / The confidence of reason give; / And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live.    Wordsworth.  6861
  Give us the man who sings at his work! Be his occupation what it may, he will be equal to any of those who follow the same pursuit in silent sullenness. He will do more in the same time; he will do it better; he will persevere longer.    Carlyle.  6862
  Give way to your betters.    Proverb.  6863
  Give you a reason on compulsion? If reasons were as plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion.    1 Henry IV., ii. 4.  6864
  Give your tongue more holiday than your hands or eyes.    Rabbi Ben Azai.  6865
  Given a living man, there will be found clothes for him; he will find himself clothes; but the suit of clothes pretending that it is both clothes and man.    Carlyle.  6866
  Given a world of knaves, to educe an Honesty from their united action, is a problem that is becoming to all men a palpably hopeless one.    Carlyle.  6867
  Given the men a people choose, the people itself, in its exact worth and worthlessness, is given.    Carlyle.  6868
  Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade / To shepherds, looking on their silly sheep, / Than doth a rich embroider’d canopy / To kings that fear their subjects’ treachery.    3 Henry VI., ii. 5.  6869
  Giving alms never lessens the purse.    Spanish Proverb.  6870
  Giving away is the instrument for accumulated treasures; it is like a bucket for the distribution of the waters deposited in the bowels of a well.    Hitopadesa.  6871
  Giving to the poor increaseth a man’s store.    Scotch Proverb.  6872
  Gladiator in arena consilium capit—The gladiator is taking advice when he is already in the lists.    Proverb.  6873
  Glänzendes Elend—Shining misery.    Goethe.  6874
  Glasses and lasses are brittle ware.    Scotch Proverb.  6875
  Glaube nur, du hast viel gethan / Wenn dir Geduld gewöhnest an—Assure yourself you have accomplished no small feat if only you have learned patience.    Goethe.  6876
  Glebæ ascriptus—Attached to the soil.  6877
  Gleiches Blut, gleiches Gut, und gleiche Jahre machen die besten Heirathspaare—Like blood, like estate, and like age make the happiest wedded pair.    German Proverb.  6878
  Gleich sei keiner dem andern; doch gleich sei jeder dem Höchsten. Wie das zu machen? Es sei jeder vollendet in sich—Let no one be like another, yet every one like the Highest. How is this to be done? Be each one perfect in himself.    Goethe.  6879
  Gleich und Gleich gesellt sich gern, sprach der Teufel zum Köhler—Like will to like, as the devil said to the charcoal-burner.    German Proverb.  6880
  Gleichheit est immer das festeste Band der Liebe—Equality is the firmest bond of love.    Lessing.  6881
  Gleichheit ist das heilige Gesetz der Menschheit—Equality is the holy law of humanity.    Schiller.  6882
  Gli alberi grandi fanno più ombra che frutto—Large trees yield more shade than fruit.    Italian Proverb.  6883
  Gli amici legano la borsa con un filo di ragnatelo—Friends tie their purses with a spider’s thread.    Italian Proverb.  6884
  Gli uomini alla moderna, e gli asini all’ antica—After the modern stamp men, and after the ancient, asses.    Italian Proverb.  6885
  Gli uomini fanno la roba, e le donne la conservano—Men make the wealth and women husband it.    Italian Proverb.  6886
  Gli uomini hanno gli anni che sentono, e le donne quelli che mostrano—Men are as old as they feel, and women as they look.    Italian Proverb.  6887
  Gli uomini hanno men rispetto di offendere uno che si facci amare che uno che si facci temere—Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.    Machiavelli.  6888
  Gloria in excelsis Deo—Glory to God in the highest.  6889
  Gloria vana florece, y no grana—Glory which is not real may flower, but will never fructify.    Spanish Proverb.  6890
  Gloria virtutis umbra—Glory is the shadow (i.e., the attendant) of virtue.  6891
  Gloriæ et famæ jactura facienda est, publicæ utilitatis causa—A surrender of glory and fame must be made for the public advantage.    Cicero.  6892
  Gloriam qui spreverit, veram habet—He who despises glory will have true glory.    Livy.  6893
  Glories, like glow-worms, afar off shine bright, / But looked at near, have neither heat nor light.    Webster.  6894
  Glorious men are the scorn of wise men, the admiration of fools, the idols of parasites, and the slaves of their own vaunts.    Bacon.  6895
  Glory and gain the industrious tribe provoke; / And gentle dulness ever loves a joke.    Pope.  6896
  Glory fills the world with virtue, and, like a beneficent sun, covers the whole earth with flowers and fruits.    Vauvenargues.  6897
  Glory grows guilty of detested crimes.    Love’s L’s. Lost, iv. 1.  6898
  Glory is like a circle in the water, / Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, / Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to naught.    1 Henry VI., i. 2.  6899
  Glory is safe when it is deserved; not so popularity; the one lasts like mosaic, the other is effaced like a crayon drawing.    Boufflers.  6900
  Glory is so enchanting that we love whatever we associate with it, even though it be death.    Pascal.  6901
  Glory is the fair child of peril.    Smollett.  6902
  Glory is the unanimous praise of good men.    Cicero.  6903
  Glory long has made the sages smile, / ’Tis something, nothing, words, illusion, wind, / Depending more upon the historian’s style / Than on the name a person leaves behind.    Byron.  6904
  Glory relaxes often and debilitates the mind; censure stimulates and contracts—both to an extreme.    Shenstone.  6905
  Glück auf dem Weg—Good luck by the way.    German Proverb.  6906
  Glück macht Mut—Luck inspires pluck.    Goethe.  6907
  Glück und Weiber haben die Narren lieb—Fortune and women have a liking for fools.    German Proverb.  6908
  Glücklich, glücklich nenn’ ich den / Dem des Daseins letzte Stunde / Schlägt in seiner Kinder Mitte—Happy! happy call I him the last hour of whose life strikes in the midst of his children.    Grillparzer.  6909
  Glücklich wer jung in jungen Tagen, / Glücklich wer mit Zeit gestählt, Gelernt des Lebens Ernst zu tragen—Happy he who is young in youth, happy who is hardened as steel with time, has learned to bear life’s earnestness.    Puschkin.  6910
  Gluttony and drunkenness have two evils attendant on them; they make the carcass smart as well as the pocket.    Marcus Antoninus.  6911
  Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As a lamp is choked by a superabundance of oil, a fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by intemperate diet.    Burton.  6912
  Gluttony kills more than the sword.    Proverb.  6913
  Gluttony, where it prevails, is more violent, and certainly more despicable, than avarice itself.    Johnson.  6914
  Gnarling sorrow hath less power to bite / The man that mocks at it and sets it light.    Richard II., i. 3.  6915
  Gnats are unnoticed whereso’er they fly, / But eagles gazed upon by every eye.    Shakespeare.  6916
  [Greek]—Know thyself.  6917
  Go deep enough, there is music everywhere.    Carlyle.  6918
  Go down the ladder when thou marriest a wife; go up when thou choosest a friend.    Rabbi Ben Azai.  6919
  Go, miser, go; for lucre sell thy soul; / Truck wares for wares, and trudge from pole to pole, / That men may say, when thou art dead and gone: / “See what a vast estate he left his son!”    Dryden.  6920
  Go, poor devil, get thee gone; why should I hurt thee? This world, surely, is wide enough to hold both thee and me.    Uncle Toby to the fly that had tormented him, as he let it out by the window.  6921
  Go to Jericho and let your beards grow.    See 2 Samuel x. 5.  6922
  Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.    Bible.  6923
  Go to your bosom; / Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know / That’s like my brother’s fault; if it confess / A natural guiltiness, such as his is, / Let it not sound a thought upon your tongue / Against my brother’s life.    Meas. for Meas., ii. 2.  6924
  Go where you may, you still find yourself in a conditional world.    Goethe.  6925
  Go whither thou wilt, thou shalt find no rest but in humble subjection to the government of a superior.    Thomas à Kempis.  6926
  Go, wondrous creature, mount where science guides. / Go, measure earth, weigh air, and state the tides; / Instruct the planets in what orbs to run, / Correct old Time, and regulate the sun; / Go, teach Eternal Wisdom how to rule, / Then drop into thyself and be a fool.    Pope.  6927
  Go you and try a democracy in your own house.    Lycurgus, to one who asked why he had not instituted a democracy.  6928
  Go, you may call it madness, folly; / You shall not chase my gloom away; / There’s such a charm in melancholy, / I would not, if I could, be gay.    Rogers.  6929
  Gobe-mouches—A fly-catcher; one easily gulled.    French.  6930
  God alone can properly bind up a bleeding heart.    Joseph Roux.  6931
  God alone is true; God alone is great; alone is God.    Laboulaye.  6932
  God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, / And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, / A gauntlet with a gift in it.    Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  6933
  God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it; the only choice is how.    Ward Beecher.  6934
  God asks not what, but whence, thy work is: from the fruit / He turns His eye away, to prove the inmost root.    Trench.  6935
  God assists those who rise early in the morning.    Spanish Proverb.  6936
  God blesses still the generous thought, / And still the fitting word He speeds, / And truth, at His requiring taught, / He quickens into deeds.    Whittier.  6937
  God blesses the seeking, not the finding.    German Proverb.  6938
  God builds His temple in the heart and on the ruins of churches and religions.    Emerson.  6939
  God comes at last, when we think He is farthest off.    Proverb.  6940
  God comes in distress, and distress goes.    Gaelic Proverb.  6941
  God comes to see us without bell.    Proverb.  6942
  God comes with leaden feet, but strikes with iron hands.    Proverb.  6943
  God created man in his own image.    Bible.  6944
  God deals His wrath by weight, but His mercy without weight.    Proverb.  6945
  God deceiveth thee not.    Thomas à Kempis.  6946
  God defend me from the man of one book.    Proverb.  6947
  God desireth to make your burden light to you, for man hath been created weak.    Koran.  6948
  God does not measure men by inches.    Scotch Proverb.  6949
  God does not pay every week, but He pays at the end.    Dutch Proverb.  6950
  God does not require us to live on credit; He pays what we earn as we earn it, good or evil, heaven or hell, according to our choice.    C. Mildmay.  6951
  God does not smite with both hands.    Spanish Proverb.  6952
  God does not weigh criminality in our scales. God’s measure is the heart of the offender, a balance so delicate that a tear cast in the other side may make the weight of error kick the beam.    Lowell.  6953
  God does with His children as a master does with his pupils; the more hopeful they are, the more work He gives them to do.    Plato.  6954
  God enters by a private door into every individual.    Emerson.  6955
  God estimates us not by the position we are in, but by the way in which we fill it.    T. Edwards.  6956
  God gave thy soul brave wings; put not those feathers / Into a bed to sleep out all ill weathers.    Herbert.  6957
  God gives all things to industry.    Proverb.  6958
  God gives birds their food, but they must fly for it.    Dutch Proverb.  6959
  God gives every bird its nest, but does not throw it into the nest.    J. G. Holland.  6960
  God gives his angels charge of those who sleep, / But He Himself watches with those who wake.    Harriet E. H. King.  6961
  God gives sleep to the bad, in order that the good may be undisturbed.    Saadi.  6962
  God gives strength to bear a great deal, if we only strive ourselves to endure.    Hans Andersen.  6963
  God gives the will; necessity gives the law.    Danish Proverb.  6964
  God gives us love. Something to love / He lends us; but when love is grown / To ripeness, that on which it throve / Falls off, and love is left alone.    Tennyson.  6965
  God giveth speech to all, song to the few.    Dr. Walter Smith.  6966
  God grant you fortune, my son, for knowledge avails you little.    Spanish Proverb.  6967
  God hands gifts to some, whispers them to others.    W. R. Alger.  6968
  God hangs the greatest weights on the smallest wires.    Bacon.  6969
  God has been pleased to prescribe limits to His own power, and to work out His ends within these limits.    Paley.  6970
  God has commanded time to console the unhappy.    Joubert.  6971
  God has connected the labour which is essential to the bodily sustenance with the pleasures which are healthiest for the heart; and while He made the ground stubborn, He made its herbage fragrant and its blossoms fair.    Ruskin.  6972
  God has delegated Himself to a million deputies.    Emerson.  6973
  God has given a prophet to every people in its own tongue.    Arabian Proverb.  6974
  God has given nuts to some who have no teeth.    Portuguese Proverb.  6975
  God has given us wit and flavour, and brightness and laughter, and perfumes to enliven the days of man’s pilgrimage, and to charm his pained steps over the burning marl.    Sydney Smith.  6976
  God has His little children out at nurse in many a home.    Dr. Walter Smith.  6977
  God has lent us the earth for our life; it is a great entail.    Ruskin.  6978
  God has made man to take pleasure in the use of his eyes, wits, and body; and the foolish creature is continually trying to live without looking at anything, without thinking about anything, and without doing anything.    Ruskin.  6979
  God has made sunny spots in the heart; why should we exclude the light from them?    Haliburton.  6980
  God has not said all that thou hast said.    Gaelic Proverb.  6981
  God has sunk souls in dust, that by that means they may burst their way through errors to truth, through faults to virtue, and through sufferings to bliss.    Engel.  6982
  God hath anointed thee to free the oppressed and crush the oppressor.    Bryant.  6983
  God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends.    Jeremy Taylor.  6984
  God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another: you jig, you amble, and you lisp, and you nickname God’s creatures, and make your wantonness your ignorance.    Hamlet, iii. 1.  6985
  God hath many sharp-cutting instruments and rough files for the polishing of His jewels.    Leighton.  6986
  God hath yoked to Guilt her pale tormentor, Misery.    Bryant.  6987
  God help the children of dependence!    Burns.  6988
  God help the poor, for the rich can help themselves.    Scotch Proverb.  6989
  God help the rich folk, for the poor can beg.    Scotch Proverb.  6990
  God help the sheep when the wolf is judge.    Danish Proverb.  6991
  God help the teacher, if a man of sensibility and genius, when a booby father presents him with his booby son, and insists on lighting up the rays of science in a fellow’s head whose skull is impervious and inaccessible by any other way than a positive fracture with a cudgel.    Burns.  6992
  God helps the strongest.    German and Dutch Proverb.  6993
  God helps those who help themselves.    Proverb.  6994


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