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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
In self-trust  to  Inmost things
  In self-trust all the virtues are comprehended.    Emerson.  10250
  In serum rem trahere—To protract the discussion, or the sitting, to a late hour.    Livy.  10251
  In service, care or coldness / Doth ratably thy fortunes mar or make.    George Herbert.  10252
  In situ—In its original position.  10253
  In small proportion we just beauties see, / And in short measures life may perfect be.    Ben Jonson.  10254
  In so complex a thing as human nature, we must consider it hard to find rules without exceptions.    George Eliot.  10255
  In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.    Sterne.  10256
  In solo Deo salus—Salvation in God alone.    Motto.  10257
  In solo vivendi causa palato est—To gratify the palate is the sole object of their existence.    Juvenal.  10258
  In some men a certain mediocrity of mind helps to make them wise.    La Bruyère.  10259
  In some men there is a malignant passion to destroy the works of genius, literature, and freedom.    Junius.  10260
  In some sort, love is greater than God.    Jacob Böhme.  10261
  In some things all, in all things none, are crossed.    R. Southwell.  10262
  In spite of all his faults, there is no creature worthier of affection than man.    Goethe.  10263
  In spite of all misfortunes, there is still enough to satisfy one.    Goethe.  10264
  In spite of all the evil that is said of the unfortunates, kings sometimes have their good qualities too.    The Miller of Sans Souci.  10265
  In spite of seeming difference, men are all of one pattern.    Emerson.  10266
  In statu quo—In the state in which it was.  10267
  In stinting wisdom, greatest wisdom lies.    Sir Richard Baker.  10268
  In such a world as this a man who is rich in himself is like a bright, warm, happy room at Christmastide, while without are the frost and snow of a December night.    Schopenhauer.  10269
  In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.    Bacon.  10270
  In tale or history your beggar is ever the first antipode to your king.    Lamb.  10271
  In tenui labor, at tenuis non gloria—Slight is the subject of my work, but not the glory.    Virgil.  10272
  In terrorem—As a warning.  10273
  In that fire-whirlwind (of the burning of the world-Phœnix), creation and destruction proceed together; ever as the ashes of the old are blown out, do organic filaments of the new mysteriously spin themselves; and amid the rushing and waving of the whirlwind element come tones of a melodious death-song, which end not but in tones of a more melodious birth-song.    Carlyle.  10274
  In the adversity of our best friends we always find something that does not altogether displease us.    La Rochefoucauld.  10275
  In the balance, hero dust / Is vile as vulgar clay: / Thou, mortality, art just / To all that pass away.    Byron.  10276
  In the breast of every single man there slumbers a frightful germ (Keim) of madness (Wahnsinn).    Feuchtersleben.  10277
  In the career of nations no less than of men, the error of their intellect and the hardening of their hearts may be accurately measured by their denial of spiritual power.    Ruskin.  10278
  In the catalogue ye go for men.    Macbeth, iii. 1.  10279
  In the childhood of nations speaking was singing; let this be repeated in the childhood of the individual.    Jean Paul.  10280
  In the coldest flint there is hot fire.    Proverb.  10281
  In the confidence of youth man imagines that very much is under his control; in the disappointment of old age, very little.    Draper.  10282
  In the darkest spot on earth / Some love is found.    Procter.  10283
  In the degree in which you delight in the life of any creature, you can see it; not otherwise.    Ruskin.  10284
  In the denial of self is the beginning of all that is truly generous and noble.    Carlyle.  10285
  In the destitution of the wild desert does our young Ishmael acquire for himself the highest of all possessions, that of self-help.    Carlyle.  10286
  In the divine commandment, “Thou shalt not steal,” if well understood, is comprised the whole Hebrew decalogue, with Solon’s and Lycurgus’s constitutions, Justinian’s pandects, the Code Napoleon, and all codes, catechisms, divinities, moralities whatsoever that man has devised (and enforced with altar-fire and gallows-ropes) for his social guidance.    Carlyle.  10287
  In the division of the inheritance, friendship standeth still.    Dutch Proverb.  10288
  In the dullest existence there is a sheen of inspiration or of madness (thou partly hast it in thy choice which of the two) that gleams in from the circumambient eternity, and colours with its own hues our little islet of time.    Carlyle.  10289
  In the dusk the plainest writing is illegible.    Goethe.  10290
  In the end / Things will mend.    Proverb.  10291
  In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.    Goethe.  10292
  In the evening one may praise the day.    Proverb.  10293
  In the exact proportion in which men are bred capable of warm affection, common-sense, and self-command, and are educated to love, to think, and to endure, they become noble, live happily, die calmly, are remembered with perpetual honour by their race, and for the perpetual good of it.    Ruskin.  10294
  In the eye of the Supreme, dispositions hold the place of actions.    Blair.  10295
  In the face of every human being his history stands plainly written, his innermost nature steps forth to the light; yet they are the fewest who can read and understand.    Bodenstedt.  10296
  In the fact that hero-worship exists, has existed, and will for ever exist universally among mankind, mayest thou discern the cornerstone of living rock, whereon all politics for the remotest time may stand secure.    Carlyle.  10297
  In the family where the house-father rules secure, there dwells the peace (Friede) which thou wilt in vain seek for elsewhere in the wide world outside.    Goethe.  10298
  In the field none other can supply our place, each must stand alone,—on himself must rely.    Schiller.  10299
  In the fine arts, as in many other things, we know well only what we have not learned.    Chamfort.  10300
  In the fog of good and evil affections, it is hard for man to walk forward in a straight line.    Emerson.  10301
  In the godlike only has man strength and freedom.    Carlyle.  10302
  In the good as well as in the evil of life, less depends upon what befalls us than upon the way in which we take it.    Schopenhauer.  10303
  In the great duel (of opinion), Nature herself is umpire, and does no wrong.    Carlyle.  10304
  In the great hand of God I stand.    Macbeth, ii. 3.  10305
  In the grimmest rocky wildernesses of existence there are blessed well-springs, there is an everlasting guiding star.    Carlyle.  10306
  In the hands of genius the driest stick becomes an Aaron’s rod, and buds and blossoms out in poetry.    H. N. Hudson.  10307
  In the husband, wisdom; in the wife, gentleness.    Proverb.  10308
  In the interchange of thought use no coin but gold and silver.    Joubert.  10309
  In the land of promise a man may die of hunger.    Dutch Proverb.  10310
  In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves for a bright manhood, there is no such word as fail.    Bulwer Lytton.  10311
  In the meanest hut there is a romance, if you knew the hearts there.    Varnhagen von Ense.  10312
  In the midst of life we are in death.    Burial Service.  10313
  In the midst of the sun is the light, in the midst of the light is the truth, and in the midst of the truth is the imperishable being.    The Vedas.  10314
  In the mind, as in a field, though some things may be sown and carefully brought up, yet what springs naturally is the most pleasing.    Tacitus.  10315
  In the mirror we see the face; in wine, the heart.    German Proverb.  10316
  In the modesty of fearful duty / I read as much as from the rattling tongue / Of saucy and audacious eloquence.    Mid. N.’s Dream, v. 1.  10317
  In the morning mountains; / In the evening fountains.    Herbert’s Coll.  10318
  In the morning of life, work; in the mid-day, give counsel; in the evening, pray.    German saying.  10319
  In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.    Bible.  10320
  In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin.    Bible.  10321
  In the ordinary concerns of life, moral energy is more serviceable than brilliant parts; while in the more important, these latter are of little weight without it, evaporating only in brief and barren flashes.    Prescott.  10322
  In the perishable petals of the flower there resides more spirit and life than in the lumpish granite boulder that has defied the tear and wear of thousands of years.    Feuerbach.  10323
  In the place where the tree falleth, there it shall lie.    Bible.  10324
  In the pursuit of intellectual pleasure lies every virtue; of sensual, every vice.    Goldsmith.  10325
  In the religion of Christ, as in the philosophy of Hegel, the negative principle is the creative, or determinative, principle. Christianity begins in No, subsists in No, and survives in No, to the spirit of the world; this it at first peremptorily spurns, and then calmly disregards as of no account.    James Wood.  10326
  In the same measure in which you wish to receive, you must give. If you wish for a whole heart, give a whole life.    Rückert.  10327
  In the smallest cottage there is room enough for two lovers.    Schiller.  10328
  In the spiritual world, as in the astronomical, it is the earth that turns and produces the phenomena of the heavens.    Carlyle.  10329
  In the spiritual world there is properly no in and no out.    Jean Paul.  10330
  In the state nobody can enjoy life in peace, but everybody must govern; in art, nobody will enjoy what has been produced, but every one wants to reproduce on his own account.    Goethe.  10331
  In the sweat of thy brow shalt thou eat thy bread.    Bible.  10332
  In the true Utopia, man will rather harness himself with his oxen to his plough, than leave the devil to drive it.    Ruskin.  10333
  In the unhappy man forget the foe.    Addison.  10334
  In the utmost solitudes of Nature, the existence of hell seems to me as legibly declared by a thousand spiritual utterances as that of heaven.    Ruskin.  10335
  In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.    Bible.  10336
  In the wilderness of life there are springs and palm-trees.    S. Lover.  10337
  In the winter, warmth stands for all virtue.    Thoreau.  10338
  In the works of many celebrated authors men are mere personifications. We have not a jealous man, but jealousy; not a traitor, out perfidy; not a patriot, but patriotism. The mind of Bunyan, on the contrary, was so imaginative that personifications, when he dealt with them, became men.    Macaulay.  10339
  In the world’s opinion marriage, as in a play, winds up everything; whereas it is, in fact, the beginning of everything.    Mme. Swetchine.  10340
  In the world-strife now waging, the victory cannot be by violence; and every conquest under the Prince of War retards the standards of the Prince of Peace.    Ruskin.  10341
  In the wreck of noble lives / Something immortal still survives.    Longfellow.  10342
  In theatro ludus—Like a scene at a play.  10343
  In these days, whether we like it or not, the power is with the tongue.    Lord Salisbury.  10344
  In these sick days, when the born of heaven first descries himself in a world such as ours, richer than usual in two things, in truths grown obsolete, and trades grown obsolete—what can the fool think but that it is all a den of lies, wherein whoso will not speak lies and act lies must stand idle and despair?    Carlyle.  10345
  In these times we fight for ideas, and newspapers are our fortresses.    Heine.  10346
  In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.    A. B. Alcott.  10347
  In things that may have a double sense, it is good to think the better was intended; so shall we still both keep our friends and quietness.    Feltham.  10348
  In this blunder still you find, / All think their little set mankind.    Hannah More.  10349
  In this theatre of man’s life, it is reserved only for God and angels to look on.    Pythagoras.  10350
  In this wild element of a life, man has to struggle onwards; now fallen, deep-abased; and ever, with tears, repentance, with bleeding heart, he has to rise again, struggle again, still onwards. That his struggle be a faithful, unconquerable one—that is the question of questions.    Carlyle.  10351
  In this world, full often our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.    Ward Beecher.  10352
  In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.    Ward Beecher.  10353
  In this world there is one godlike thing, the essence from first to last of all of godlike in it—the veneration done to human worth by the hearts of men.    Carlyle.  10354
  In thy breast are the stars of thy fate.    Schiller.  10355
  In thy thriving still misdoubt some evil: / Lest gaining gain on thee, and make thee dim / To all things else.    George Herbert.  10356
  In time comes he whom God sends.    Herbert’s Coll.  10357
  In time the savage bull doth bear the yoke.    Much Ado, i. 1.  10358
  In time we hate that which we often fear.    Ant. and Cleop., i. 3.  10359
  In times of anarchy one may seem a despot in order to be a saviour.    Mirabeau.  10360
  In times of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand; but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid.    Hitopadesa.  10361
  In times of misfortune men’s understandings even are sullied.    Hitopadesa.  10362
  In times of necessity the words of the wise are worthy to be observed.    Hitopadesa.  10363
  In too much disputing truth is lost.    French Proverb.  10364
  In totidem verbis—In so many words.  10365
  In toto—In the whole; entirely.  10366
  In toto et pars continetur—In the whole the part also is contained.  10367
  In transitu—In passing.  10368
  In treachery it is not the fraud, but the cold-heartedness, that is chiefly dreadful.    Ruskin.  10369
  In trinitate robur—My strength lies in trinity (or triunity).    Motto.  10370
  In true marriage lies / Nor equal, nor unequal: each fulfils / Defect in each, and always thought in thought, / Purpose in purpose, will in will, they grow, / The single pure and perfect animal, / The two-ceil’d heart beating, with one full stroke, / Life.    Tennyson.  10371
  In turbas et discordias pessimo cuique plurima vis—In seasons of tumult and discord, the worst men have the greatest power.    Tacitus.  10372
  In unoquoque virorum bonorum habitat Deus—God has his dwelling within every good man.    Seneca.  10373
  In usum Delphini—For the use of the Dauphin.  10374
  In utero—In the womb.  10375
  In utramvis dormire aurem—To sleep on both ears, i.e., soundly, as no longer needing to keep awake.    Proverb.  10376
  In utraque fortuna paratus—Prepared in any change of fortune.    Motto.  10377
  In utroque fidelis—Faithful in both.    Motto.  10378
  In vacuo—In empty space.  10379
  In vain do they talk of happiness who never subdued an impulse in obedience to a principle.    Horace Mann.  10380
  In vain does the mill clack / If the miller his hearing lack.    Herbert’s Coll.  10381
  In veritate religionis confido—I confide in the truth of religion.    Motto.  10382
  In veritate victoria—Victory lies with the truth.    Motto.  10383
  In vino veritas—There is truth in wine; that is, the truth comes out under its influence.  10384
  In vitium ducit culpæ fuga—In flying from one vice we are sometimes led into another.    Horace.  10385
  In water you may see your own face; in wine the heart of another.    Proverb.  10386
  In well-regulated civil society there is scarcely a more melancholy suffering to be undergone than what is forced on us by the neighbourhood of an incipient player on the flute or violin.    Goethe.  10387
  In wenig Stunden / Hat Gott das Rechte gefunden—God takes but a short time to find out the light.    Goethe.  10388
  In wonder all philosophy began; in wonder it ends; and admiration fills up the interspace.    Coleridge.  10389
  In wonder the spirits fly not as in fear, but only settle.    Bacon.  10390
  In working well, if travail you sustain, / Into the wind shall lightly pass the pain, / But of the deed the glory shall remain.    Nicholas Grimwald.  10391
  In works of labour or of skill, / I would be busy too, / For Satan finds some mischief still / For idle hands to do.    Watts.  10392
  In writing readily, it does not follow that you write well; but in writing well, you must be able to write readily.    Quintilian.  10393
  In your own country your name, in other countries your appearance.    Hebrew Proverb.  10394
  In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare.    Pope, after Homer.  10395
  In youth it is too early, in old age it is too late to marry.    Diogenes.  10396
  In youth, one has tears without grief; in age, grief without tears.    Jean Paul.  10397
  Inactivity cannot be led to good.    Hannah More.  10398
  Inanis verborum torrens—An unmeaning torrent of words.    Quintilian.  10399
  Incedis per ignes / Suppositos cineri doloso—You are treading on fire overlaid by treacherous ashes.    Horace.  10400
  Incedit in Scyllam qui vult vitare Charybdim—He falls into Scylla in struggling to escape Charybdis.    Proverb.  10401
  Incendit omnem feminæ zelus domum—The jealousy of a woman sets a whole house in a flame.    Proverb.  10402
  Incense is a tribute for gods only but a poison for mortals.    Goethe.  10403
  Inceptis gravibus plerumque et magna professis, / Purpureas, late qui splendeat, unus et alter / Adsuitur pannus—Oftentimes to lofty beginnings and such as promise great things, one or two purple patches are stitched on in order to make a brilliant display.    Horace.  10404
  Incerta hæc si tu postules / Ratione certa facere, nihilo plus agas, / Quam si des operam ut cum ratione insanias—If you require reason to make that certain which is uncertain, you are simply attempting to go mad by the rules of reason.    Terence.  10405
  Incerta pro nullis habetur—What is uncertain is to be treated as non-extant.    Law.  10406
  Incerti sunt exitus belli—The results of war are uncertain.    Cicero.  10407
  Incertum est quo te loco mors expectet; itaque in omni loco illam expecta—It is uncertain in what place death awaits you; be ready for it therefore in every place.    Seneca.  10408
  Incessant scribbling is death to thought.    Carlyle.  10409
  Incessu patuit Dea—By her gait the goddess stood revealed.    Virgil.  10410
  Incidents ought not to govern policy; but policy, incidents.    Napoleon.  10411
  Inclusio unius est exclusio alterius—The mention by name of the one implies the exclusion of the other.    Law.  10412
  Incoctum generoso pectus honesto—A heart imbued with generous honour.    Persius.  10413
  Inconsiderate persons do not think till they speak; or they speak, and then think.    Judge Hale.  10414
  Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.    Daniel Webster.  10415
  Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilisers of men.    Disraeli.  10416
  Incrédules les plus crédules—The incredulous are the most credulous.    Pascal.  10417
  Incudi reddere—To return to the anvil, i.e., to improve or recast.    Horace.  10418
  Inde datæ leges ne fortior omnia posset—Laws have been ordained to the end that the stronger may not have everything their own way.    Law.  10419
  Inde iræ et lacrimæ—Hence rage and tears.    Juvenal.  10420
  Indecision and delay are the parents of failure.    Canning.  10421
  Independence, in all kinds, is rebellion; if unjust rebellion, why parade it and everywhere prescribe it.    Carlyle.  10422
  Independence, in all kinds, is rebellion. Were your superiors worthy to govern, and you worthy to obey, reverence for them were even your only possible freedom.    Carlyle.  10423
  Independence, like honour, is a rocky island without a beach.    Napoleon.  10424
  Independence you had better cease to talk of, for you are dependent not only on every act of people whom you never heard of, who are living round you, but on every past act of what has been dust for a thousand years.    Ruskin.  10425
  Index expurgatorius—An expurgatory index.  10426
  Indica tigris agit rabida cum tigride pacem / Perpetuam: sævis inter se convenit ursis. / Ast homini ferrum letale incude nefanda / Produxisse parum est—The Indian tigers live in perpetual peace with each rabid tigress; savage bears agree among themselves, but man without remorse beats out the deadly sword on the accursed anvil.    Juvenal.  10427
  Indictum sit—Be it unsaid.  10428
  Indigestion is the devil—nay, ’tis the devil and all. It besets a man in every one of his senses.    Burns.  10429
  Indigna digna habenda sunt hæres quæ facit—Things unbecoming are to be held becoming if the master does them.    Plautus.  10430
  Indignant good sense is often the perfection of absurdity.    Thackeray.  10431
  Indignante invidia florebit justus—The just man will prosper in spite of envy.    Motto.  10432
  Indigne vivit per quem non vivit alter—He by whom another does not live does not deserve to live.  10433
  Indignor quidquam reprehendi, non quia crasse / Compositum, illepideve putetur, sed quia nuper—I feel indignant when a work is censured not as uncouth or rough, but as new.  10434
  Individuality is everywhere to be spared and respected, as the root of everything good.    Jean Paul.  10435
  Individuality is of far more account than nationality.    Schopenhauer.  10436
  Individually man is a weak being, but strong in union with others.    Herder.  10437
  Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone can create a nation.    Disraeli.  10438
  Individuals must be modest, but modesty degrades nations.    Gioberti.  10439
  Indocilis pauperiem pati—One that cannot learn to bear poverty.    Horace.  10440
  Indocilis privata loqui—Incapable of betraying secrets.    Lucan.  10441
  Indocti discant, et ament meminisse periti—Let the ignorant learn, and the learned take pleasure in refreshing their remembrance.    President Hénault, after Pope.  10442
  Indolence and stupidity are first cousins.    Rivarol.  10443
  Indolence is the paralysis of the soul.    Lavater.  10444
  Indolence is the sleep of the mind.    Vauvenargues.  10445
  Industria floremus—By industry we flourish.    Motto.  10446
  Industriæ nil impossibile—Nothing is impossible to industry.  10447
  Industry is Fortune’s right hand, and Frugality her left.    Proverb.  10448
  Industry is the parent of success.  10449
  Industry is the parent of virtue.  10450
  Industry need not wish.    Ben. Franklin.  10451
  Indutus virtute ab alto—Anointed with virtue from above.  10452
  Inest et formicæ sua bilis—Even the ant has its bile.  10453
  Inest sua gratia parvis—Even little things have a grace of their own.  10454
  Inest virtus et mens interrita lethi—He has a valiant heart and a soul undaunted by death.    Ovid.  10455
  Infancy is the perpetual Messiah, which comes into the arms of fallen men, and pleads with them to return to Paradise.    Emerson.  10456
  Infancy presents body and spirit in unity; the body is all animated.    Coleridge.  10457
  Infandum, regina, jubes renovare dolorem—Indescribable, O Queen, is the grief you bid me renew.    Virgil.  10458
  Infecta pace—Without effecting a peace.    Terence.  10459
  Inferior poetry is an injury to the good, inasmuch as it takes away the freshness of rhymes, blunders upon and gives a wretched commonality to good thoughts, and, in general, adds to the weight of human weariness in a most woeful and culpable manner.    Ruskin.  10460
  Infidelity is not always built upon doubt, for this is diffident; nor philosophy always upon wisdom, for this is meek; but pride is neither.    Colton.  10461
  Infidelity, like death, admits of no degrees.    Mme. de Girardin.  10462
  Infinite is the help man can yield to man.    Carlyle.  10463
  Infinite pity, yet also infinite rigour of law: it is so Nature is made.    Carlyle.  10464
  Infinite toil would not enable you to sweep away a mist; but, by ascending a little, you may often overlook it altogether.    Helps.  10465
  Inflatum plenumque Nerone propinquo—Puffed up and full of his relationship to Nero.    Juvenal.  10466
  Inflict not on an enemy every injury in your power, for he may afterwards become your friend.    Saadi.  10467
  Influence is to be measured not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind.    Channing.  10468
  Infra dignitatem—Beneath one’s dignity.  10469
  Ingenii largitor venter—The belly is the bestower of genius.  10470
  Ingeniis patuit campus, certusque merenti / Stat favor: ornatur propriis industria donis—The field is open to talent and merit is sure of its reward. The gifts with which industry is crowned are her own.    Claudian.  10471
  Ingenio fades conciliante placet—When the disposition wins us, the features please.    Ovid.  10472
  Ingenio non ætate adipiscitur sapientia—Wisdom is a birth of Nature, not of years.  10473
  Ingenio stat sine morte decus—The honour accorded to genius is immortal.    Propertius.  10474
  Ingeniorum cos æmulatio—Rivalry is the whetstone of talent.  10475
  Ingenium ingens / Inculto latet hoc sub corpore—A great intellect lies concealed under that uncouth exterior.    Horace.  10476
  Ingenium mala sæpe movent—Misfortunes often stir up genius.    Ovid.  10477
  Ingenium res adversæ nudare solent, celare secundæ—As a rule, adversity reveals genius, and prosperity conceals it.    Horace.  10478
  Ingens telum necessitas—Necessity is a powerful weapon.  10479
  Ingentes animos angusto in corpore versant—They have mighty souls at work within a stinted body.    Virgil.  10480
  Ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes / Emollit mores, nec sinit esse feros—A faithful study of the liberal arts refines the manners and corrects their harshness.    Ovid.  10481
  Ingrata patria, ne ossa quidem habebis—Ungrateful country, thou shalt not have even my bones.    Scipio.  10482
  Ingratis servire nefas—To serve the ungrateful is an offence to the gods.  10483
  Ingratitude and compassion never cohabit in the same breast.    South.  10484
  Ingratitude drieth up wells, / And time bridges fells.    Wodroephe.  10485
  Ingratitude is a crime so shameful, that the man was never yet found who would acknowledge himself guilty of it. (?)  10486
  Ingratitude! thou marble-hearted fiend, / More hideous, when thou show’st thee in a child, / Than the sea-monster.    King Lear, i. 4.  10487
  Ingratus est qui remotis testibus agit gratiam—He is an ungrateful man who is unwilling to acknowledge his obligation before others.    Seneca.  10488
  Ingratus unus miseris omnibus nocet—One ungrateful man does an injury to all needy people.    Publius Syrus.  10489
  Inimicus et invidus vicinorum oculus—An enemy and an envious man is an eye over his neighbour.    Proverb.  10490
  Iniqua nunquam regna perpetua manent—Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.    Seneca.  10491
  Iniquum est aliquem rei sui esse judicem—It is unjust that any one should be judge in his own cause.    Coke.  10492
  Initia magistratuum nostrorum meliora ferme, et finis inclinat—The commencement of our official duties is characterised by greater vigour and alacrity, but towards the end they flag.    Tacitus.  10493
  Initium est salutis, notitia peccati—The first step in a man’s salvation is knowledge of his sin.    Seneca.  10494
  Injuria absque damno—Injury without loss.  10495
  Injuriæ spretæ exolescunt, si irascaris agnitæ videntur—Injuries that are slighted and unnoticed are soon forgotten; if you are angry, they are seen to be acknowledged.    Proverb.  10496
  Injuriam qui facturus est jam facit—He who is bent on doing an injury has already done it.    Seneca.  10497
  Injuriarum remedium est oblivio—Oblivion is the best remedy for injuries.    Proverb.  10498
  Injuries come only from the heart.    Sterne.  10499
  Injusta ab justis impetrare non decet; / Justa autem ab injustis petere, insipientia est—To ask what is unreasonable from the reasonable is not right; to ask what is reasonable from the unreasonable is folly.    Plautus.  10500
  Inmost things are all melodious, naturally utter themselves in song. The meaning of song goes deep.    Carlyle.  10501


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