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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Respectable mediocrity  to  Sadness and gladness
  Respectable mediocrity offends nobody.    Brougham.  19506
  Respice finem—Look to the end.  19507
  Respicere exemplar vitæ morumque jubebo / Doctum imitatorem, et veras hinc ducere voces—I would recommend the learned imitator to study closely his model in life and manners, and thence to draw his expressions to the life.    Horace.  19508
  Respondeat superior—Let the principal answer.    Law.  19509
  Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.    J. G. Holland.  19510
  Rest and be thankful.    Inscription on a wayside-seat.  19511
  Rest and success are fellows.    Proverb.  19512
  Rest and undisturbed content have now no place on earth, nor can the greatest affluence of worldly good procure them,… they are peculiar to the love and fruition of God alone.    Thomas à Kempis.  19513
  Rest is for the dead.    Carlyle.  19514
  Rest is good after the work is done.    Danish Proverb.  19515
  Rest is the sweet sauce of labour.    Plutarch.  19516
  Rest is won only by work.    Proverb.  19517
  Rest not in an ovation, but in a triumph over thy passions.    Sir Thomas Browne.  19518
  Rest not upon scattered counsels, for they will rather distract and mislead than settle and direct.    Bacon.  19519
  Rest! rest! Shall I not have all eternity to rest in?    Arnauld.  19520
  Rest thy unrest in England’s lawful earth.    Richard III., iv. 4.  19521
  Restat iter cœlo: cœlo tentabimus ire; / Da veniam cœpto, Jupiter alte, meo—There remains a way through the heavens; through the heavens we will attempt to go. High Jupiter, pardon my bold design.    Ovid, in the name of Dædalus when he escaped from the labyrinth on wings.  19522
  Restore to God his due in tithe and time: / A tithe purloined cankers the whole estate.    George Herbert.  19523
  Restraint and discipline, examples of virtue and of justice, these are what form the education of the world.    Burke.  19524
  Restraint and obstruction (la gêne) constitute the principle of movement.    Renan.  19525
  Résumé—Recapitulation; summary.    French.  19526
  Resurgam—I shall rise again.    Motto.  19527
  Retinens vestigia famæ—Retracing the footsteps of fame.    Motto.  19528
  Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts.    Bible.  19529
  Revelation may not need the help of reason, but man does, even when in possession of revelation. Reason may be described as the candle in the man’s hand, to which revelation brings the necessary flame.    Simms.  19530
  Revelation nowhere burns more purely and more beautifully than in the New Testament.    Goethe.  19531
  Revenge, at first though sweet, bitter erelong back on itself recoils.    Milton.  19532
  Revenge barketh only at the stars, and spite spurns at that she cannot reach.    Socrates.  19533
  Revenge commonly hurts both the offerer and the sufferer; as we see in a foolish bee, which in her anger envenometh the flesh and loseth her sting, and so lives a drone ever after.    Bp. Hall.  19534
  Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong.    German Proverb.  19535
  Revenge has no limits, for sin has none.    Fr. Hebbel.  19536
  Revenge is a debt, in the paying of which the greatest knave is honest and sincere, and, so far as he is able, punctual.    Colton.  19537
  “Revenge is a kind of wild justice.” It is so, but without this wild austere stock there would be no justice in the world.    Burke.  19538
  Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which, the more man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.    Bacon.  19539
  Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance, of justice.    Johnson.  19540
  Revenge is an inheritance of weak souls.    Körner.  19541
  Revenge is barren of itself; itself is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its satiety despair.    Schiller.  19542
  Revenge is the abject pleasure of an abject mind.    Joubert.  19543
  Revenge of a wrong only makes another wrong.    Spurgeon.  19544
  Revenons à nos montons—Let us come back to our subject (lit. sheep).    Pierre Blanchet.  19545
  Reverence for human worth, earnest devout search for it, and encouragement of it, loyal furtherance and obedience to it, is the outcome and essence of all true religions, and was and ever will be.    Carlyle.  19546
  Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day’s performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet and from it learn the all.    Margaret Fuller.  19547
  Reverence (Ehrfurcht) which no child brings into the world along with him, is the one thing on which all depends for making a man in every point a man.    Goethe.  19548
  Reverie is the Sunday of thought.    Amiel.  19549
  Reverie, which is thought in its nebulous state, borders closely upon the land of sleep, by which it is bordered as by a natural frontier.    Victor Hugo.  19550
  Reviewers are usually people who would have been poets, historians, biographers, if they could; they have tried their talents at one or the other, and have failed; therefore they turn critics.    Coleridge.  19551
  Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant race. As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so an unsuccessful author turns critic.    Shelley.  19552
  Revocate animos, mœstumque timorem / Mittite—Resume your courage, and cast off desponding fear.    Virgil.  19553
  Revolutions are like the most noxious dungheaps, which bring into life the noblest vegetables.    Napoleon.  19554
  Revolutions are not made, they come. A revolution is as natural a growth as an oak. It comes out of the past. Its foundations are laid far back.    Wendell Phillips.  19555
  Revolutions never go backward.    Wendell Phillips.  19556
  Rex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem. Potentia non est nisi ad bonum—A king is given for the sake of the kingdom, not the kingdom for the sake of the king. His power is only for the public good.    Law.  19557
  Rex est major singulis, minor universis—The king is greater than each singly, but less than all unitedly.    Bracton.  19558
  Rex est qui metuit nihil; / Rex est qui cupit nihil—He is a king who fears nothing; he is a king who desires nothing.    Seneca.  19559
  Rex non potest fallere nec falli—The king cannot deceive or be deceived.  19560
  Rex non potest peccare—The-king can do no wrong.  19561
  Rex nunquam moritur—The king never dies.    Law.  19562
  Rex regnat, sed non gubernat—The king reigns, but does not govern.    Jan Zamoiski.  19563
  Rhetoric is nothing but reason well dressed and argument put in order.    Jeremy Collier.  19564
  Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.    Plato.  19565
  Rhetoric is the creature of art, which he who feels least will most excel in; it is the quackery of eloquence, and deals in nostrums, not in cures.    Colton.  19566
  Rhyme that had no inward necessity to be rhymed; it ought to have told us plainly, without any jingle, what it was aiming at.    Carlyle.  19567
  Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.    Hamlet, iii. 1.  19568
  Rich men are indeed rather possessed by their money than possessors.    Burton.  19569
  Rich men without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.    Solon.  19570
  Rich, not gaudy.    Hamlet, i. 3.  19571
  Rich the treasure, / Sweet the pleasure; / Sweet is pleasure after pain.    Dryden.  19572
  Rich with the spoils of time.    Sir T. Browne.  19573
  Richard’s himself again!    Colley Cibber.  19574
  Richer than rubies, / Dearer than gold, / Woman, true woman, / Glad we behold!    Old love-song.  19575
  Riches amassed in haste will diminish; but those collected by hand and little by little will multiply.    Goethe.  19576
  Riches and favour go before wisdom and art.    Danish Proverb.  19577
  Riches are as a stronghold in the imagination of the rich man.    Solomon.  19578
  Riches are for spending, and spending for honour and good actions.    Bacon.  19579
  Riches are got wi’ pain, kept wi’ care, and tint (lost) wi’ grief.    Scotch Proverb.  19580
  Riches are like bad servants, whose shoes are made of running leather, and will never tarry long with one master.    Brooks.  19581
  Riches are of little avail in many of the calamities to which mankind are liable.    Cervantes.  19582
  Riches are often abused, never refused.    Danish Proverb.  19583
  Riches breed care, poverty is safe.    Danish Proverb.  19584
  Riches bring cares.    Proverb.  19585
  Riches come better after poverty than poverty after riches.    Chinese Proverb.  19586
  Riches do not consist in having more gold and silver, but in having more in proportion than our neighbours.    Locke.  19587
  Riches do not exhilarate us so much by their possession as they torment us with their loss.    Gregory.  19588
  Riches fineless is as poor as winter / To him that ever fears he shall be poor.    Othello, iii. 3.  19589
  Riches for the most part are hurtful to them that possess them.    Plutarch.  19590
  Riches have made mair men covetous than covetousness has made men rich.    Scotch Proverb.  19591
  Riches have wings.    Proverb.  19592
  Riches profit not in the day of wrath.    Bible.  19593
  Riches take peace from the soul, but rarely, if ever, confer it.    Petrarch.  19594
  Riches take wings, comforts vanish, hope withers away, but love stays with us. Love is God.    Lewis Wallace.  19595
  Riches, though they may reward virtues, yet they cannot cause them; he is much more noble who deserves a benefit than he who bestows one.    Feltham.  19596
  Richt wrangs nae man.    Scotch Proverb.  19597
  Richter sollen zwel gleiche Ohren haben—Judges should have two ears, both alike.    German Proverb.  19598
  Ride si sapis—Laugh, if you are wise.    Martial.  19599
  Ridentem dicere verum / Quid vetat?—Why may a man not speak the truth in a jocular vein?    Horace.  19600
  Ridere in stomacho—To laugh inwardly, i.e., in one’s sleeve.  19601
  Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.    Addison.  19602
  Ridet argento domus—The house is smiling with silver.    Horace.  19603
  Ridetur chorda qui semper oberrat eadem—He is laughed at who is for ever harping away on the same string.    Horace.  19604
  Ridicule has ever been the most powerful enemy of enthusiasm, and properly the only antagonist that can be opposed to it with success.    Goldsmith.  19605
  Ridicule intrinsically is a small faculty; we may say, the smallest of all faculties that other men are at the pains to repay with any esteem. It is directly opposed to thought, to knowledge, properly so called; its nourishment and essence is denial, which hovers on the surface, while knowledge dwells far below.    Carlyle.  19606
  Ridicule is a weak weapon when levelled at a strong mind; but common men are cowards, and dread an empty laugh.    Tupper.  19607
  Ridicule, while it often checks what is absurd, fully as often smothers that which is noble.    Scott.  19608
  Ridiculous modes, invented by ignorance and adopted by folly.    Smollett.  19609
  Ridiculum acri / Fortius ac melius magnas plerumque secat res—Ridicule often settles matters of importance better and more effectually than severity.    Horace.  19610
  Ridiculus æque nullus est, quam quando esurit—No man is so facetious as when he is hungry.    Plautus.  19611
  Rien de plus éloquent que l’argent comptant—Nothing is more eloquent than ready money.    French Proverb.  19612
  Rien de plus hautain qu’un homme médiocre devenu puissant—Nothing is more haughty than a common-place man raised to power.    French Proverb.  19613
  Rien n’a qui assez n’a—Who has nothing has not enough.    French Proverb.  19614
  Rien n’arrive pour rien—Nothing happens for nothing.    French Proverb.  19615
  Rien n’empêche tant d’être naturel que l’envie de la paraître—Nothing so much prevents one from being natural as the desire to appear so.    La Rochefoucauld.  19616
  Rien n’est beau que le vrai; le vrai seul est aimable—Nothing is beautiful but the true; the true alone is lovely.    Boileau.  19617
  Rien n’est plus estimable que la civilité; mais rien de plus ridicule, et de plus à charge, que la cérémonie—Nothing is more estimable then politeness, and nothing more ridiculous or tiresome than ceremony.    French.  19618
  Rien n’est plus rare que la véritable bonté; ceux même qui croient en avoir n’ont d’ordinaire que de la complaisance ou de la faiblesse—Nothing is rarer than real goodness; those even who think they possess it are generally only good-natured and weak.    La Rochefoucauld.  19619
  Rien n’est si dangereux qu’un indiscret ami; / Mieux vaudroit un sage ennemi—Nothing more dangerous than an imprudent friend; a prudent enemy would be better.  19620
  Rien ne déconcerte plus efficacement les desseins des pervers, que la tranquillité des grands cœurs—Nothing so effectively baffles the schemes of evil men so much as the calm composure of great souls.    Mirabeau.  19621
  Rien ne m’est sûr que la chose incertaine—There is nothing certain but the uncertain.    French.  19622
  Rien ne manque à sa gloire; il manquait à la nôtre—Nothing is wanting to his glory; he was wanting to ours.    Inscription on the bust of Molière, which was placed in the Academy in 1773.  19623
  Rien ne pése tant qu’un secret—Nothing presses so heavy on us as a secret.    La Fontaine.  19624
  Rien ne peut arrêter sa vigilante audace. / L’été na point de feux, l’hiver n’a point de glace—Nothing can check his watchful daring. For him the summer has no heat, the winter no ice.    Boileau of Louis XIV.  19625
  Rien ne ressemble plus à un honnête homme qu’un fripon—Nothing resembles an honest man more than a rogue.    French Proverb.  19626
  Rien ne réussit mieux que le succès—Nothing succeeds like success.  19627
  Rien ne s’anéantit; non, rien, et la matière, / Comme un fleuve éternel, roule toujour entière—Nothing is annihilated, no, nothing; matter, like an ever-flowing stream, still rolls on undiminished.    Boucher.  19628
  Rien ne s’arrête pour nous—Nothing anchors itself fast for us.    Pascal.  19629
  Rien ne sert de courir: il faut partir à point—It’s no use running; only setting out betimes.    La Fontaine.  19630
  Rien ne vaut poulain s’il ne rompt son lien—A colt is nothing worth if it does not break its halter.    French Proverb.  19631
  Rien que s’entendre—Nothing but good understanding.    Said of friendship.  19632
  Right actions for the future are the best apologies for wrong ones in the past.    T. Edwards.  19633
  Right ethics are central, and go from the soul outward. Gift is contrary to the law of the universe.    Emerson.  19634
  Right is more beautiful than private affection, and is compatible with universal wisdom.    Emerson.  19635
  Right is right, since God is God.    Faber.  19636
  Right wrongs no man.    Proverb.  19637
  Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people.    Bible.  19638
  Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way.    Bible.  19639
  Rightly, poetry is organic. We cannot know things by words and writing, but only by taking a central position in the universe and living in its forms.    Emerson.  19640
  Rightly to be great / Is not to stir without great argument, / But greatly to find quarrel in a straw / When honour’s at the stake.    Hamlet, iv. 4.  19641
  Rigour pushed too far is sure to miss its aim, however good; as the bow snaps that is bent too stiffly.    Schiller.  19642
  Rinasce più gloriosa—It rises more glorious than ever.    Motto.  19643
  Riñen las comadres y dicense las verdades—Gossips quarrel and tell the truth.    Spanish Proverb.  19644
  Ring out the old, ring in the new, / Ring, happy bells, across the snow!    Tennyson.  19645
  Ripening love is the stillest; the shady flowers in this spring, as in the other, shun sunlight.    Jean Paul.  19646
  Rira bien qui rira le dernier—He laughs well who laughs the last.    French Proverb.  19647
  Rire à gorge déployée—To laugh immoderately.    French.  19648
  Rire dans sa barbe—To laugh in one’s sleeve.  19649
  Rise, Christopher! thou hast found thy King, and turn / Back to the earth, for I have need of thee. / Thou hast sustained the whole world, bearing me, / The Lord of earth and heaven.    Lewis Morris.  19650
  Rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man.    Bible.  19651
  Rising genius always shoots forth its rays from among clouds and vapours, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady and meridian lustre.    Washington Irving.  19652
  Rising to great place is by a winding stair.    Bacon.  19653
  Risu inepto res ineptior nulla est—Nothing is more silly than silly laughter.    Catullus.  19654
  Risum teneatis, amici?—Can you refrain from laughter, my friends?    Horace.  19655
  Risus abundat in ore stultorum—Laughter is common in the mouth of fools.  19656
  Rivalem patienter habe—Bear patiently with a rival.    Ovid.  19657
  Rivers are roads which travel, and which carry us whither we wish to go.    Pascal.  19658
  Rivers cannot fill the sea, that, drinking, thirsteth still.    Christina Rossetti.  19659
  Rivers flow with sweet waters; but, having joined the ocean, they become undrinkable.    Hitopadesa.  19660
  Rivers need a spring.    Proverb.  19661
  Roads are many; authentic finger-posts are few.    Carlyle.  19662
  Roast meat at three fires; as soon as you’ve basted one, another’s burnin’.    George Eliot.  19663
  Rob not the poor, because he is poor.    Bible.  19664
  Robbing Peter to pay Paul.    Proverb.  19665
  Robespierre à pied et à cheval—Robespierre on foot and on horseback, i.e., Robespierre and Napoleon.    Madame de Staël.  19666
  Rock of ages, cleft for me, / Let me hide myself in thee.    Toplady.  19667
  Rock’d in the cradle of the deep, / I lay me down in peace to sleep.    Emma Willard.  19668
  Rocks whereon greatest men have oftest wreck’d.    Milton.  19669
  Rogner les ailes à quelqu’un—To clip one’s wings.    French.  19670
  Rogues are always found out in some way. Whoever is a wolf will act as a wolf; that is the most certain of all things.    La Fontaine.  19671
  Roi fainéant—A do-nothing king.    French.  19672
  Roland for an Oliver—i.e., one audacity capped by a greater.  19673
  Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! / Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; / Man marks the earth with ruin,—his control / Stops with the shore.    Byron.  19674
  Roma locuta est; causa finita est—Rome has spoken; the case is at an end.  19675
  Romæ rus optas, absentem rusticus urbem / Tollis ad astra levis—At Rome you pine unsettled for the country, in the country you laud the distant city to the skies.    Horace.  19676
  Romæ Tibur amem, ventosus, Tibure Romam—Fickle as the wind, I love Tibur when at Rome, and Rome when at Tibur.    Horace.  19677
  Romance and novel paint beauty in colours more charming than Nature, and describe a happiness that man never tastes. How delusive, how destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!    Goldsmith.  19678
  Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.    I. Disraeli.  19679
  Romance is the poetry of literature.    Mme. Necker.  19680
  Romance is the truth of imagination and boyhood. Homer’s horses clear the world at a bound. The child’s eye needs no horizon to its prospect…. The palace that grew up in a night merely awakens a wish to live in it. The impossibilities of fifty years are the commonplaces of five.    Willmott.  19681
  Romance, like a ghost, eludes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but is poetry in memory.    G. W. Curtis.  19682
  Romam cuncta undique atrocia aut pudenda confluunt celebranturque—All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.    Tacitus.  19683
  Rome (room) indeed, and room enough, / When there is in it but one only man.    Julius Cæsar, i. 2.  19684
  Rome n’est plus dans Rome; elle est toute où je suis—Rome is no longer in Rome; it is all where I am.    Corneille.  19685
  Rome was not built in one day.    Heywood.  19686
  Root away / The noisome weeds, which without profit suck / The soil’s fertility from wholesome flowers.    Richard II., iii. 4.  19687
  Rore vixit more cicadæ—He lived upon dew like a grasshopper.    Proverb.  19688
  Roses fall, but the thorns remain.    Dutch Proverb.  19689
  Roses fair on thorns do grow: / And they tell me even so / Sorrows into virtues grow.    Dr. Walter Smith.  19690
  Roses grow among thorns.    Proverb.  19691
  Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud; / Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun.    Shakespeare.  19692
  Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for pebbles.    Sir Thomas Browne.  19693
  Round numbers are always false.    Johnson.  19694
  Round the world, but never in it.    Proverb of sailors.  19695
  Rouge et noir—A game of cards (lit. red and black).    See Nuttall.  19696
  Ruat cælum, fiat voluntas tua—Thy will be done though the heavens should fall.  19697
  Rude am I in my speech, / And little blessed with the soft phrase of peace.    Othello, i. 3.  19698
  Rudis indigestaque moles—A rude and unarranged mass.    Ovid.  19699
  Ruh kommt aus Unruh, und wieder Unruh aus Ruh—Rest comes from unrest, and unrest again from rest.    German Proverb.  19700
  Ruhe ist die erste Bürgerpflicht—Peace is the first duty of a citizen.    Count Schulenburg-Kehnert after the battle of Jena.  19701
  Rühre die Laute nicht, wenn ringums Trommeln erschallen; / Führen Narren das Wort, schweiget der Weisere still—Touch not the lute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent.    Herder.  19702
  Ruin is most fatal when it begins from the bottom.    Goldsmith.  19703
  Ruins are mile-stones on the road of time.    Chamfort.  19704
  Ruins are the broken eggshell of a civilisation which time has hatched and devoured.    Julia W. Howe.  19705
  Rule, Britannia, Britannia rules the waves; / Britons never shall be slaves.    Thomson.  19706
  Rule youth weel and age will rule itsel’.    Scotch Proverb.  19707
  Rules of society are nothing; one’s conscience is the umpire.    Mme. Dudevant.  19708
  Rumour is a pipe / Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures; / And of so easy and so plain a stop / That the blunt monster with uncounted heads, / The still-discordant wavering multitude, / Can play upon it.    2 Henry IV., Induc.  19709
  Run here or there, thou wilt find no rest, but in humble subjection to the government of a superior.    Thomas à Kempis.  19710
  Rus in urbe—Country in town.    Martial.  19711
  Ruse contre ruse—Diamond cut diamond.    French.  19712
  Ruse de guerre—A stratagem.    French.  19713
  Rust consumes iron, and envy consumes itself.    Danish Proverb.  19714
  Rust wastes more than use.    French Proverb.  19715
  Rustica veritas—Rustic veracity.  19716
  Rusticus expectat dum defluat amnis; at ille / Labitur et labetur in omne volubilis ævum—The peasant waits until the river shall cease to flow; but still it glides on, and will glide on for all time to come.    Horace.  19717
  S’abstenir pour jouir, c’est l’épicurisme de la raison—To abstain so as to enjoy is the epicurism of reason.    Rousseau.  19718
  ’S giebt kein schöner Leben als Student-leben—There is no more beautiful life than that of the student.    Fr. Albrecht.  19719
  S’il est vrai, il peut être—It may be, if it is true.    French Proverb.  19720
  S’il fait beau, prends ton manteau; s’il pleut, prends-le si tu veux—If the weather is fine, take your cloak; if it rains, do as you please.    French Proverb.  19721
  S’il y a beaucoup d’art à savoir parler à propos, il n’y en a pas moins à savoir se taire—If it requires great tact to know how to speak to the purpose, it requires no less to know when to be silent.    La Rochefoucauld.  19722
  S’il y avait un peuple de dieux, il se gouvernerait démocratiquement. Un gouvernement si parfait ne convient pas des hommes—If there were a community of gods, the government would be democratic. A government so perfect is not suitable for men.    Rousseau.  19723
  ’S ist nichts so schlimm, als man wohl denkt / Wenn man’s nur recht erfasst und lenkt—There is nothing so bad as we think it if only we would apprehend and guide it aright.    Friedrich-Flotow.  19724
  ’S wird besser gehen! ’s wird besser gehen! / Die Welt ist rund und muss sich drehen—Things will mend! will mend! The world is round, and must needs spin round.    Wohlbrück-Marschner.  19725
  Saat, dich säet der Herr dem grossen. Tage der Ernte—Seed, the Lord sows thee for the great day of harvest.    Klopstock.  19726
  Saat, von Gott gesäet, dem Tage der Garben zu reifen—Seed sown by God, to ripen against the day of the sheaf-binding.    Klopstock.  19727
  Sabbath-days, quiet islands on the tossing sea of life.    S. W. Duffield.  19728
  Sabbath profaned, / Whate’er may be gained, / Is sure to be followed by sorrow.    Proverb.  19729
  Sabbath well spent / Brings a week of content.    Proverb.  19730
  Sacco pieno rizza l’orecchio—A full sack pricks up (lit. erects) its ear.    Italian Proverb.  19731
  Sacred courage indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world; that he is aiming neither at self nor comfort, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought in his mind.    Emerson.  19732
  Sacrifice is the first element of religion, and resolves itself, in theological language, into the love of God.    Froude.  19733
  Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.    Amiel.  19734
  Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.    Amiel.  19735
  Sacrificed his life to the delineating of life.    Goethe, of Schiller.  19736
  Sacrificio dell’ intelletto—Sacrifice of intellect.    Frederick the Great to D’Alembert.  19737
  Sad natures are most tolerant of gaiety.    Amiel.  19738
  Sad souls are slain in merry company. / Grief best is pleased with grief’s society; / True sorrow then is feelingly sufficed / When with like semblance it is sympathised.    Shakespeare.  19739
  Sad wise valour is the brave complexion / That leads the van and swallows up the cities.    George Herbert.  19740
  Sad with the whole of pleasure.    Dante Gabriel Rossetti.  19741
  Sadness and gladness succeed each other.    Proverb.  19742


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