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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Nil desperandum  to  No man lives
  Nil desperandum—There is no ground for despair.  15748
  Nil desperandum Teucro duce et auspice Teucro—Let us despair of nothing while Teucer is our leader and we under his auspices.    Horace.  15749
  Nil dicit—He says nothing, i.e., he has no defence to make.    Law.  15750
  Nil dictu fœdum visuque hæc limina tangat, / Intra quæ puer est—Let nothing filthy to be said or seen touch this threshold, within which there is a boy.    Juvenal.  15751
  Nil dictum quod non dictum prius—There can be nothing said now which has not been said before.    Law.  15752
  Nil ego contulerim jucundo sanus amico—As long as I have my senses, there is nothing I would prefer to an agreeable friend.    Horace.  15753
  Nil erit ulterius quod nostris moribus addat / Posteritas; eadem cupient facientque minores: Omne in præcipiti vitium stetit—There will be nothing left for posterity to add to our manners; our descendants will wish for and do the same things as we do; every vice has reached its culminating point.    Juvenal.  15754
  Nil feret ad manes divitis umbra suos—The ghost of the rich man will carry nothing to the shades below.    Ovid.  15755
  Nil fuit unquam sic impar sibi—Never was such an inconsistent creature seen before.    Horace.  15756
  Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se, / Quam quod ridiculos homines facit—Unhappy poverty has nothing in it more galling than this, that it makes men ridiculous.    Juvenal.  15757
  Nil homini certum est—There is nothing assured to mortals.    Ovid.  15758
  Nil me officit unquam, / Ditior hic, aut est quia doctior; est locus uni / Cuique suus—It never the least annoys me that another is richer or more learned than I; every one has his own place assigned him.    Horace.  15759
  Nil mortalibus arduum est—Nothing is too arduous for mortals.    Horace.  15760
  Nil nisi cruce—No hope but in the cross.    Motto.  15761
  Nil oriturum alias, nil ortum tale fatentes—Confessing that none like you has arisen before, none will ever arise.    Horace.  15762
  Nil peccant oculi, si oculis animus imperet—The eyes don’t err if the mind governs them.    Publius Syrus.  15763
  Nil proprium ducas quod mutari potest—Never deem that your own which can be changed.    Publius Syrus.  15764
  Nil rectum nisi quod placuit sibi ducunt—They deem nothing right except what seems good to themselves.    Horace.  15765
  Nil sine magno / Vita labore dedit mortalibus—Life has granted nothing to mankind save through great labour.    Horace.  15766
  Nil sine te mei prosunt honores—The honours I obtain are nothing without thee.    Horace to the Muse.  15767
  Nil sole et sale utilius—Nothing so useful as the sun and salt.    Proverb.  15768
  Nil spernat auris, nec tamen credat statim—Let the ear despise nothing, nor yet be too ready to believe.    Phædrus.  15769
  Nil tam difficile est quod non solertia vincat—There is nothing so difficult but skill will surmount it.    Proverb.  15770
  Nil tam inæstimable est quam animi multitudinis—Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob.    Seneca.  15771
  Nil temere novandum—Make no rash innovations.    Law.  15772
  Nil unquam longum est, quod sine fine placet—Nothing is ever long which never ceases to please.  15773
  Nimia cura deterit magis quam emendat—Too much pains may injure rather than improve your work.    Proverb.  15774
  Nimia est voluntas, si diu abfueris a domo / Domum si redieris, si tibi nulla est ægritudo animo obviam—It is a very great pleasure if, on your return home after a long absence, you are not confronted with anything to vex you.    Plautus.  15775
  Nimia illæc licentia / Profecto evadet in aliquod magnum malum—This extreme licentiousness will assuredly develop into some dire disaster.    Terence.  15776
  Nimia subtilitas in jure reprobatur, et talis certitudo certitudinem confundit—Too much subtlety in law is condemned, and such certainty destroys certainty.    Law.  15777
  Nimirum insanus paucis videatur, eo quod / Maxima pars hominum morbo jactatur eodem—There are few, I say, to whom this fellow should appear insane, since by far the majority of people are infected with the same malady.    Horace.  15778
  Nimis uncis / Naribus indulges—You indulge in swearing (lit. upturned nostrils) too much.  15779
  Nimium altercando veritas amittitur—In too eager disputation the truth is lost sight of.    Proverb.  15780
  Nimium ne crede colori—Trust not too much to appearances.    Virgil.  15781
  Nimius in veritate, et similitudinis quam pulchritudinis amantior—Too fastidious as regards truth, and with a greater liking for exactness than beauty.    Quintilian.  15782
  Nimm alles leicht! das Träumen lass und Grübeln! / So bleibst du wohlbewahrt vor tausend Uebeln—Take everything easily; leave off dreaming and brooding; then wilt thou be safe-shielded from a thousand ills.    Uhland.  15783
  Nimm die Welt, wie sie ist, nicht wie sie seyn sollte—Take the world as it is, not as it should be.    German Proverb.  15784
  Nimm wahr die Zeit; sie eilet sich, / Und kommt nicht wieder ewiglich—Take thou good note of time; it hurries past thee, and comes not back again for ever.    Claudius.  15785
  Nine tailors cannot make a man.    Proverb.  15786
  Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.    Disraeli.  15787
  Nine-tenths of our critics have told us little more of Shakespeare than what honest Franz Horn says his neighbours used to tell of him, “he was a great spirit, and stept majestically along.”    Carlyle.  15788
  Nine things to sight required are: / The power to see, the light, the visible thing, / Being not too small, too thin, too nigh, too far; / Clear space, and time, the form distinct to bring.    Sir John Davies.  15789
  Nine times out of ten it is over the Bridge of Sighs that we pass the narrow gulf from youth to manhood. That interval is usually occupied by an ill-placed or disappointed affection. We recover and we find ourselves a new being. The intellect has become hardened by the fire through which it has passed. The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion, and we may measure our road to wisdom by the sorrows we have undergone.    Bulwer Lytton.  15790
  Nine tithes of times / Face-flatterer and backbiter are the same.    Tennyson.  15791
  Nineteen nay-says are half a grant.    Allan Ramsay.  15792
  Nisi caste, saltem caute—If not chastely, at least cautiously.  15793
  Nisi Dominus, frustra—Unless the Lord be with us, all is vain.    Motto.  15794
  Nisi prius—Unless before. A judicial writ.  15795
  Nisi utile est quod facias, stulta est gloria—Unless what we do is useful, our glorying is vain.    Phædrus.  15796
  Nitimur in vetitum semper, cupimusque negata—We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.    Ovid.  15797
  Nitor in adversum, nec me, qui cætera vincit / Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi—I struggle against an opposing current; the torrent which sweeps away others does not overpower me, and I make head against the on-rushing stream.    Ovid.  15798
  “No,” a monosyllable, the easiest learned by the child, but the most difficult to practise by the man, contains within it the import of a life, the weal or woe of an eternity.    Johnson.  15799
  No accidents are so unlucky that the prudent may not draw some advantage from them.    La Rochefoucauld.  15800
  No affections and a great brain; these are the men to command the world.    Disraeli.  15801
  No age ever seemed the age of Romance to itself.    Carlyle.  15802
  No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.    Barton.  15803
  No answer is also an answer.    Proverb.  15804
  No art can be noble which is incapable of expressing thought, and no art is capable of expressing thought which does not change.    Ruskin.  15805
  No artist-work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character in a child.    Charlotte Cushman.  15806
  No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.    Landor.  15807
  No atheist denies a divinity, but only some name of a divinity; the God is still present there, working in that benighted heart, were it only as a god of darkness.    Carlyle.  15808
  No author can be as moral as his works, as no preacher is as pious as his sermons.    Jean Paul.  15809
  No author ever spared a brother; / Wits are gamecocks to one another.    Gay.  15810
  No author is a man of genius to his publisher.    Heine.  15811
  No autumn fruit without spring blossoms.    Proverb.  15812
  No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity.    Richard III., i. 2.  15813
  No bees, no honey; / No work, no money.    Proverb.  15814
  No belief of ours will change the facts or reverse the laws of the spiritual universe; and it is our first business to discover the laws and to learn how the facts stand.    Dr. Dale.  15815
  No belief which is contrary to truth can be really useful.    J. S. Mill.  15816
  No bird ever flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food.    Dutch Proverb.  15817
  No blank, no trifle, Nature made or meant.    Young.  15818
  No book is worth anything which is not worth much; nor is it serviceable until it has been read, and re-read, and loved, and loved again.    Ruskin.  15819
  No book that will not improve by repeated readings deserves to be read at all.    Carlyle.  15820
  No book was ever written down by any but itself.    Bentley.  15821
  No ceremony that to great one ’longs, / Not the king’s crown, nor the deputed sword, / The marshal’s truncheon nor the judge’s robe, / Become them with one half so good a grace / As mercy does.    Meas. for Meas., ii. 2.  15822
  No chair is so much wanted (in our colleges) as that of a professor of books.    Emerson.  15823
  No chaos can continue chaotic with a soul in it.    Carlyle.  15824
  No character was ever rightly understood until it had been first regarded with a certain feeling, not of tolerance only, but of sympathy.    Carlyle.  15825
  No cheerfulness can ever be produced by effort which is itself painful.    Goldsmith.  15826
  No cloth is too fine for moth to devour.    Proverb.  15827
  No compound of this earthly ball / Is like another all in all.    Tennyson.  15828
  No conflict is so severe as his who labours to subdue himself.    Thomas à Kempis.  15829
  No conquest can ever become permanent which does not withal show itself beneficial to the conquered as well as to the conquerors.    Carlyle.  15830
  No corn without chaff.    Dutch Proverb.  15831
  No: creation, one would think, cannot be easy; your Jove has severe pains and fire-flames in the head out of which an armed Pallas is struggling!    Carlyle.  15832
  No creature smarts so little as a fool.    Pope.  15833
  No crime is so great as daring to excel.    Churchill.  15834
  No cross, no crown.    Quarles.  15835
  No diga la lengua par do pague la cabeza—The tongue talks at the head’s cost.    Spanish Proverb.  15836
  No distance breaks the tie of blood: / Brothers are brothers evermore; / Nor wrong, nor wrath of deadliest mood, / That magic may o’erpower.    Keble.  15837
  No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.    Job, in Bible.  15838
  No doubt every person is entitled to make and to think as much of himself as possible, only he ought not to worry others about this, for they have enough to do with and in themselves, if they too are to be of some account, both now and hereafter.    Goethe.  15839
  No dynamite will ever be invented that can rule; it can but dissolve and destroy. Only the word of God and the heart of man can govern.    Ruskin.  15840
  No earnest man, in any time, ever spoke what was wholly meaningless.    Carlyle.  15841
  No earnest thinker is a plagiarist pure and simple. He will never borrow from others that which he has not already, more or less, thought out for himself.    C. Kingsley.  15842
  No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.    Lady Montagu.  15843
  No errors are so mischievous as those of great men.    Proverb.  15844
  No evil can touch him who looks on human beauty; he feels himself at one with himself and with the world.    Goethe.  15845
  No evil dies so soon as that which has been patiently sustained.    W. Secker.  15846
  No evil is felt till it comes, and when it comes no counsel helps. Wisdom is always too early and too late.    Rückert.  15847
  No evil is without its compensation.    Seneca.  15848
  No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.    Seneca.  15849
  No experiment is dangerous the result of which we have the courage to meet.    Goethe.  15850
  No expression of politeness but has its root in the moral nature of man.    Goethe.  15851
  No eye to watch, and no tongue to wound us, / All earth forgot, and all heaven around us.    Moore.  15852
  No fact in nature but carries the whole sense of nature.    Emerson.  15853
  No falsehood can endure / Touch of celestial temper.    Milton.  15854
  No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.    Cervantes.  15855
  No fishing like fishing in the sea.    Proverb.  15856
  No flattery, boy; an honest man can’t live by ’t; / It is a little sneaking art, which knaves / Use to cajole and soften fools withal.    Otway.  15857
  No fool was ever so foolish, but some one thought him clever.    Proverb.  15858
  No fountain so small but that heaven may be imaged in its bosom.    Hawthorne.  15859
  No friend a friend until he shall prove a friend.    Beaumont and Fletcher.  15860
  No frost can freeze Providence.    Proverb.  15861
  No gains without pains.    Proverb.  15862
  No ghost was ever seen by two pair of eyes.    Carlyle.  15863
  No girl who is well bred, kind, and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want of manners or of heart.    Ruskin.  15864
  No golden age ever called itself golden, but only expected one.    Jean Paul.  15865
  No good book or good thing of any sort shows its best face at first; nay, the commonest quality in a true work of art, if its excellence have any depth and compass, is that at first sight it occasions a certain disappointment.    Carlyle.  15866
  No good doctor ever takes physic.    Italian Proverb.  15867
  No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.    Ruskin.  15868
  No good lawyer ever goes to law himself.    Italian Proverb.  15869
  No good or lovely thing exists in this world without its correspondent darkness; and the universe presents itself continually to mankind under the stern aspect of warning, or of choice, the good and the evil set on the right hand and the left.    Ruskin.  15870
  No good work whatever can be perfect; and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.    Ruskin.  15871
  No government is safe unless fortified by good-will.    Cornelius Nepos.  15872
  No grace can save any man unless he helps himself.    Ward Beecher.  15873
  No grain of sand / But moves a bright and million-peopled land, / And hath its Eden and its Eves, I deem.    Blanchard.  15874
  No grand doer in this world can be a copious speaker about his doings.    Carlyle.  15875
  No great composition was ever produced but with the same heavenly involuntariness in which a bird builds her nest.    Ruskin.  15876
  No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.    Ruskin.  15877
  No great man was ever other than a genuine man.    Carlyle.  15878
  No great truth is allowed by Nature to be demonstrable to any person who, foreseeing its consequences, desires to refuse it.    Ruskin.  15879
  No greater hell than to be a slave to fear.    Ben Jonson.  15880
  No greater men are now than ever were.    Emerson.  15881
  No greater misfortune can befall a man than to be the victim of an idea which has no hold on his life, still more which detaches him from it.    Goethe.  15882
  No greater promisers than those who have nothing to give.    Proverb.  15883
  No hand can make the clock strike for me the hours that are past.    Byron.  15884
  No hay dulzura sin sudor—No sweetness without sweat.    Spanish Proverb.  15885
  No hay tal razon como la del baston—There is no argument like that of a stick.    Spanish Proverb.  15886
  No heart opens to sympathy without letting in delicacy.    J. M. Barrie.  15887
  No Hecuba, by aid of rouge and ceruse, is a Helen made.    Cowper.  15888
  No herb will cure love.    Proverb.  15889
  No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she may give birth to one.    Jean Paul.  15890
  No honestly exerted force can be utterly lost.    Carlyle.  15891
  No horse so blind as the blind mare.    Proverb.  15892
  No house without mouse; no throne without thorn.    Proverb.  15893
  No human capacity ever yet saw the whole of a thing; but we may see more and more of it the longer we look.    Ruskin.  15894
  No human face is exactly the same in its lines on each side, no leaf perfect in its lobes, no branch in its symmetry.    Ruskin.  15895
  No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifices; no one ever escapes without a stain from the struggle of life.    Renan.  15896
  No intellectual images are without use.    Johnson.  15897
  No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a man to believe or to disbelieve.    Carlyle.  15898
  “No” is a surly, honest fellow—speaks his mind rough and round at once. “But” is a sneaking, evasive, half-bred, exceptuous sort of conjunction, which comes to pull away the cup just when it is at your lips.    Scott.  15899
  No joy so great but runneth to an end; / No hap so hard but may in time amend.    Robert Southwell.  15900
  No joy without alloy.    Proverb.  15901
  No knowledge is lost, but perfected, and changed for much nobler, sweeter, greater knowledge.    Baxter.  15902
  No labour is hard, no time is long, wherein the glory of eternity is the mark we level at.    S. Hieron.  15903
  No law can be finally sacred to me but the law of my own nature.    Emerson.  15904
  No leaf moves but as God wills it.    Spanish Proverb.  15905
  No legacy is so rich as honesty.    All’s Well, iii. 5.  15906
  No lie you can speak or act, but it will come, after longer or shorter circulation, like a bill drawn on Nature’s reality, and be presented there for payment, with the answer: “No effects.”    Carlyle.  15907
  No literature is complete until the language in which it is written is dead.    Longfellow.  15908
  No longer pipe, no longer dance.    Proverb.  15909
  No lover should have the insolence to think of being accepted at once, nor should any girl have the cruelty to refuse at once, without severe reasons.    Ruskin.  15910
  No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but certainly not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following openly-declared purposes, and preaching candidly-beloved and trusted creeds.    Ruskin.  15911
  No man at bottom means injustice; it is always for some obscure distorted image of a right that he contends.    Carlyle.  15912
  No man at the head of affairs always wishes to be explicit.    Macaulay.  15913
  No man bathes twice in the same river.    Heraclitus.  15914
  No man beholdeth prosperity who doth not encounter danger; but having encountered danger, if he surviveth, he beholdeth it.    Hitopadesa.  15915
  No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.    Johnson.  15916
  No man can antedate his experience.    Emerson.  15917
  No man can answer for his courage who has never been in danger.    La Rochefoucauld.  15918
  No man can be a good poet without first being a good man.    Ben Jonson.  15919
  No man can be a poet / That is not a good cook, to know the palates / and several tastes of the time.    Ben Jonson.  15920
  No man can be a hero in anything who is not first of all a hero in faith.    Jacobi.  15921
  No man can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil of life; nor temperate, who considers pleasure to be the highest good.    Cicero.  15922
  No man can be good, or great, or happy, except through inward efforts of his own.    F. W. Robertson.  15923
  No man can be said to have the spirit who does not walk in it, or to be born of the spirit until the spirit is born of him.    James Wood.  15924
  No man can be so entirely a devil as to extinguish in himself the last ray of light.    Th. Körner.  15925
  No man can become largely rich by his personal toil, but only by discovery of some method of taxing the labour of others.    Ruskin.  15926
  No man can buy anything in the market with gentility.    Lord Burleigh.  15927
  No man can, for a length of time, be wholly wretched, if there is not a disharmony (a folly and wickedness) within himself; neither can the richest Crœsus, and never so eupeptic, be other than discontented, perplexed, unhappy, if he be a fool.    Carlyle.  15928
  No man can force the harp of his own individuality into the people’s heart; but every man may play upon the chords of the people’s heart, who draws his inspiration from the people’s instinct.    Kossuth.  15929
  No man can gather cherries in Kent at the season of Christmas.    Proverb.  15930
  No man can judge another, because no man knows himself; for we censure others but as they disagree with that humour which we fancy laudable in ourselves, and commend others but for that wherein they seem to quadrate and consent with us.    Colton.  15931
  No man can learn what he has not preparation for learning, however near to his eyes the object may be.    Emerson.  15932
  No man can live half a life when he has genuinely learned that it is only half a life. The other half, the higher half, must haunt him.    Phillips Brooks.  15933
  No man can lose what he never had.    Walton.  15934
  No man can make a good coat with bad cloth.    Proverb.  15935
  No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.    Lowell.  15936
  No man can quite emancipate himself from his age and country, or produce a model in which the education, the religion, the politics, the usages, and the arts of his times shall have no share.    Emerson.  15937
  No man can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.    Noah Porter.  15938
  No man can say in what degree any other person, besides himself, can be, with strict justice, called wicked.    Burns.  15939
  No man can see over his own height.    Proverb.  15940
  No man can serve two masters.    Jesus.  15941
  No man can thoroughly master more than one art or science.    Hazlitt.  15942
  No man can transcend his own individuality.    Schopenhauer.  15943
  No man doth safely appear abroad but he who can abide at home.    Thomas à Kempis.  15944
  No man doth safely rule but he that hath learned gladly to obey.    Thomas à Kempis.  15945
  No man doth safely speak but he who is glad to hold his peace.    Thomas à Kempis.  15946
  No man ever became, or can become, largely rich merely by labour and economy.    Ruskin.  15947
  No man ever did or ever will become truly eloquent without being a constant reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.    Fisher Ames.  15948
  No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.    Emerson.  15949
  No man ever stated his griefs as lightly as he might.    Emerson.  15950
  No man ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm. Let no man wax pale, therefore, because of opposition.    John Neale.  15951
  No man flatters the woman he truly loves.    Tuckerman.  15952
  No man had ever a point of pride but was injurious to him.    Burke.  15953
  No man has a claim to credit upon his own word, when better evidence, if he had it, may be easily produced.    Johnson.  15954
  No man has a prosperity so high and firm but two or three words can dishearten it.    Emerson.  15955
  No man has a right to say to his own generation, turning quite away from it, “Be damned.”    Carlyle to Emerson.  15956
  No man has a worse friend than he brings with him from home.    Proverb.  15957
  No man has any data for estimating, far less right of judging, the results of a life of resolute self-denial, until he has had the courage to try it himself.    Ruskin.  15958
  No man has come to true greatness who has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to his race, and that what God gives him he gives him for mankind.    Phillips Brooks.  15959
  No man has worked, or can work, except religiously.    Carlyle.  15960
  No man hath a thorough taste of prosperity to whom adversity never happened. (?)  15961
  No man hath a velvet cross.    Proverb.  15962
  No man hath a virtue that he has not a glimpse of; nor any man an attaint, but he carries some stain of it.    Troil. and Cress., i. 2.  15963
  No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.    Jesus.  15964
  No man is a good physician who has never been sick.    Arabian Proverb.  15965
  No man is a hero to his valet-de-chambre.    Prince de Condé, from Plutarch.  15966
  No man is always wise except a fool.    Proverb.  15967
  No man is born into this world whose work is not born with him; there is always work, and tools to work withal, for those who will; and blessed are the horny hands of toil.    Lowell.  15968
  No man is born wise or learned.    Proverb.  15969
  No man is either worthy of a good home here or a heaven hereafter that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.    Capt. John Brown.  15970
  No man is esteemed for gay garments but by fools and women.    Sir W. Raleigh.  15971
  No man is ever good for much who has not been carried off his feet by enthusiasm between twenty and thirty.    Froude.  15972
  No man is ever hurt but by himself.    Diogenes.  15973
  No man is ever paid for his real work, or should ever expect or demand angrily to be paid; all work properly so called is an appeal from the seen to the unseen—a devout calling upon higher powers; and unless they stand by us, it will not be a work, but a quackery.    Carlyle.  15974
  No man is free who cannot command himself.    Pythagoras.  15975
  No man is good but as he wishes the good of others.    Johnson.  15976
  No man is justified in resisting by word or deed the authority he lives under for a light cause, be such authority what it may.    Carlyle.  15977
  No man is nobler born than another, unless he is born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition.    Seneca.  15978
  No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition.    Jeremy Taylor.  15979
  No man is quite sane; each has a slight determination of blood to the head, to make sure of holding him hard to some one point which Nature has taken to heart.    Emerson.  15980
  No man is rich whose expenditures exceed his means; and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.    Haliburton.  15981
  No man is so free as a beggar, and no man more solemnly a servant than an honest land-owner.    Ruskin.  15982
  No man is so happy as never to give offence.    Thomas à Kempis.  15983
  No man is so old but thinks he may live another day.    Pythagoras.  15984
  No man is so sufficient as never to need assistance.    Thomas à Kempis.  15985
  No man is so tall that he need never stretch, nor so small that he need never stoop.    Danish Proverb.  15986
  No man is so worthy of envy as he that can be cheerful in want.    Bp. Hall.  15987
  No man is such a conqueror as the man who has defeated himself.    Ward Beecher.  15988
  No man is the wiser for his learning…. Wit and wisdom are born with a man.    Selden.  15989
  No man is the worse for knowing the worst of himself.    Proverb.  15990
  No man is to be deemed free who has not perfect self-command.    Pythagoras.  15991
  No man is wise enough or good enough to be intrusted with unlimited power.    Colton.  15992
  No man is wise or safe but he that is honest.    Sir W. Raleigh.  15993
  No man is without enemies.    Arabian Proverb.  15994
  No man is without his load of trouble.    Thomas à Kempis.  15995
  No man lives so poor as he was born.    Proverb.  15996


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