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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
The goods  to  The ideal of friendship
  The goods of this world cannot be divided without being lessened; but why be a niggard of that which bestows bliss on a fellow-creature, yet takes nothing from our own means of enjoyment?    Burns.  22258
  The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.    Spurgeon.  22259
  The gospel is at once the assigner of our tasks and the magazine of our strength.    Decay of Piety.  22260
  The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the insatiable demand of harmony in man.    Emerson.  22261
  The governing class, who should be working at an ark of deliverance for themselves and us while the hours still are, do nothing but complain, “We cannot get our hands kept rightly warm,” and sit obstinately burning the planks.    Carlyle.  22262
  The government must always be a step in advance of the popular movement.    Count Arnim-Boytzenburg.  22263
  The government of England is a government of law.    Junius.  22264
  The gown is hers that wears it, and the world is his who enjoys it.    Proverb.  22265
  The graceful minuet-dance of fancy must give place to the toilsome, thorny pilgrimage of understanding.    Carlyle on the transition from the age of romance to that of science.  22266
  The grand encourager of Delphic and other noises is the echo.    Carlyle.  22267
  “The grapes are sour,” said the fox when he could not reach them.    Proverb.  22268
  The gravest events dawn with no more noise than the morning star makes in rising. All great developments complete themselves in the world, and modestly wait in silence, praising themselves never, and announcing themselves not at all. We must be sensitive and sensible if we would see the beginnings and endings of great things. That is our part.    Ward Beecher.  22269
  The great agent of the march of the world is pain, the unsatisfied being that craves for development and is ill at ease in the process.    Renan.  22270
  The great and rich depend on those whom their power or their wealth attaches to them.    Rogers.  22271
  The great art of ruling consists for most part in persuading the people to believe that whatever happens happens through us.    Cötvös.  22272
  The great artist is the slave of his ideal.    Bovee.  22273
  The great cause of revolutions is this: that, while nations move onward, constitutions stand still.    Macaulay.  22274
  The great distinction between mediæval art and modern is, that the former was brought into the service of religion and the latter is not.    Ruskin.  22275
  The great doers in history have always been men of faith.    Chapin.  22276
  The great duty of life is not to give pain; and the most acute reasoner cannot find an excuse for one who voluntarily wounds the heart of a fellow-creature.    Fredrika Bremer.  22277
  The great error of our nature is, not to know where to stop, not to be satisfied with any reasonable acquirement, not to compound with our condition; but to lose all we have gained by an insatiable pursuit after more.    Burke.  22278
  The great event for the world is, now as always, the arrival in it of a new wise man.    Carlyle.  22279
  The great facts are the near ones.    Emerson.  22280
  The great felicity of life is to be without perturbation.    Seneca.  22281
  The great hope of society is individual character.    Channing.  22282
  The great make us feel, first of all. the indifference of circumstances.    Emerson.  22283
  The great man does, in good truth, belong to his own age; nay, more so than any other man; being properly the synopsis and epitome of such age with its interests and influences; but belongs likewise to all ages, otherwise he is not great.    Carlyle.  22284
  The great man goes ahead of his time, the prudent (kluge) man goes with it, the crafty man makes his own out of it, and the blockhead sets himself against it.    Bauernfeld.  22285
  The great man has more of human nature than other men organised in him.    Theodore Parker.  22286
  The great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.    Emerson.  22287
  The great mass of people have eyes and ears, but not much more, especially little power of judgment, and even memory.    Schopenhauer.  22288
  The great modern recipe is to work, still to work, and always to work.    Gambetta.  22289
  The great moments of life are but moments like the others. Your doom is spoken in a word or two. A single look from the eyes, a mere pressure of the hand, may decide it; or of the lips, though they cannot speak.    Thackeray.  22290
  The great point is not to pull down, but to build up, and in this humanity finds pure joy.    Goethe.  22291
  The great portion of labour is not skilled; the millions are and must be skilless, where strength alone is wanted.    Carlyle.  22292
  The great principle of all effort is to endeavour to do, not what is absolutely best, but what is easily within our power, and adapted to our temper and condition.    Ruskin.  22293
  The great river-courses which have shaped the lives of men have hardly changed.    George Eliot.  22294
  The great rule of moral conduct is, next to God, to respect time.    Lavater.  22295
  The great school for learning is the brain itself of the learner.    Carlyle.  22296
  The great soul of the world is just. There is justice here below; at bottom there is nothing else but justice.    Carlyle.  22297
  The great soul that sits on the throne of the universe is not, never was, and never will be, in a hurry.    J. G. Holland.  22298
  The great source of calamity lies in regret or anticipation; he therefore is most wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or the future.    Goldsmith.  22299
  The great spirits that have gone before us can survive only as disembodied voices.    Carlyle.  22300
  The great successes of the world have been affairs of a second, a third, nay, a fiftieth trial.    John Morley.  22301
  The great thieves punish the little ones.    Proverb.  22302
  The great thing, after all, is only Forwards.    Goethe.  22303
  The great world-revolutions send in their disturbing billows to the remotest creek, and the overthrow of thrones more slowly overturns also the households of the lowly.    Carlyle.  22304
  The greater and more various any one’s knowledge, the longer he takes to find out anything that may suddenly be asked him; because he is like a shopkeeper who has to get the article wanted from a large and multifarious store.    Schopenhauer.  22305
  The greater height sends down the deeper fall: / And good declin’d turns bad, turns worst of all.    Quarles.  22306
  The greater man the greater courtesy.    Tennyson.  22307
  The greater proportion of mankind are more sensitive to contemptuous language than unjust acts; for they can less easily bear insult than wrong.    Plutarch.  22308
  The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received at first with distrust.    Schopenhauer.  22309
  The greatest benefit which one friend can confer upon another, is to guard, and excite, and elevate his virtues.    Johnson.  22310
  The greatest braggards are generally the greatest cowards.    Rousseau.  22311
  The greatest clerkes (scholars) ben not the wisest men.    Chaucer.  22312
  The greatest difficulties lie where we are not looking for them.    Goethe.  22313
  The greatest events of an age are its best thoughts. It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.    Bovee.  22314
  The greatest expense we can be at is that of our time.    Proverb.  22315
  The greatest felicity that felicity hath is to spread.    Hooker.  22316
  The greatest flood hath the soonest ebb; the sorest tempest the most sudden calm; the hottest love the coldest end; and from the deepest desire oftentimes ensues the deadliest hate.    Socrates.  22317
  The greatest genius is the most indebted man.    Emerson.  22318
  The greatest happiness of the greatest number.    Priestley.  22319
  The greatest hatred, like the greatest virtue and the worst dogs, is quiet.    Jean Paul.  22320
  The greatest man in history was the poorest.    Emerson.  22321
  The greatest man is ever a son of man (Menschenkind).    Goethe.  22322
  The greatest man living may stand in need of the meanest as much as the meanest does of him.    Fuller.  22323
  The greatest men even want much more of the sympathy which every honest fellow can give than that which the great only can impart.    Thoreau.  22324
  The greatest men of a nation are those whom it puts to death.    Renan.  22325
  The greatest men of any age, those who become its leaders when there is a great march to be begun, are separated from the average intellects of their day by a distance which is immeasurable in ordinary terms of wonder.    Ruskin.  22326
  The greatest men, whether poets or historians, live entirely in their own age, and the greatest faults of their works are gathered out of their own age.    Ruskin.  22327
  The greatest men will be necessarily those who possess the best capacities, cultivated with the best habits.    James Harris.  22328
  The greatest miracle of love is to eradicate flirtation.    La Rochefoucauld.  22329
  The greatest misfortune of all is not to be able to bear misfortune.    Bias.  22330
  The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling with adversity; yet there is a still greater, which is the good man that comes to relieve it.    Goldsmith.  22331
  The greatest of all economists are the fortifying virtues, which the wisest men of all time have arranged under the general heads of Prudence, or Discretion, the spirit which discerns and adopts rightly; Justice, the spirit which rules and divides rightly; Fortitude, the spirit which persists and endures rightly; and Temperance, the spirit which stops and refuses rightly.    Ruskin.  22332
  The greatest of all injustice is that which goes under the name of law.    L’Estrange.  22333
  The greatest of all perversities is to deny one’s own nature and act contrary to its innate moral principle.    Sophocles.  22334
  The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.    Carlyle.  22335
  The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other advantage.    Schopenhauer.  22336
  The greatest of heroic deeds are those which are performed within four walls and in domestic privacy.    Jean Paul.  22337
  The greatest ornament of an illustrious life is modesty and humility, which go a great way in the character even of the most exalted princes.    Napoleon.  22338
  The greatest part of mankind labour under one delirium or another.    Fielding.  22339
  The greatest prayer is patience.    Buddha.  22340
  The greatest skill is shown in disguising our skill.    La Rochefoucauld.  22341
  The greatest scholars are not always the wisest men.    Proverb.  22342
  The greatest star is that at the little end of the telescope,—the star that is looking, not looked after, nor looked at.    Theo. Parker.  22343
  The greatest success is confidence, or perfect understanding between sincere people.    Emerson.  22344
  The greatest truths are commonly the simplest.    Malesherbes.  22345
  The greatest truths are the simplest; and so are the greatest men.    Hare.  22346
  The greatest vessel hath but its measure.    Proverb.  22347
  The greatest virtues of men are only splendid sins.    Augustine. (?)  22348
  The Greeks and Romans are the only ancients who never become old.    Weber.  22349
  The Greeks cared for man only, and for the rest of the universe little or not at all; the moderns for the universe only, and man not at all.    Ruskin.  22350
  The Greeks were the first to exalt spirit to lordship over nature; it was Christ who first taught us what that spirit is in itself.    James Wood.  22351
  The grey mare is the better horse.    Proverb.  22352
  The grief that does not speak / Whispers the o’er-fraught heart, and bids it break.    Macbeth, iv. 3.  22353
  The grief which all hearts share grows less for one.    Sir Edwin Arnold.  22354
  The groundsel speaks not save what it heard at the hinges.    Proverb.  22355
  The guilty mind debases the great image that it wears, and levels us with brutes. (?)  22356
  The habit and power of reading with reflection, comprehension, and memory all alert and awake, does not come at once to the natural man any more than many other sovereign virtues.    John Morley.  22357
  The habit of looking on the best side of every event is worth more than a thousand a year.    Johnson.  22358
  The habit of lying, when once formed, is easily extended to serve the designs of malice or interest; like all habits, it spreads indeed of itself.    Paley.  22359
  The habit of party in England is not to ask the alliance of a man of genius, but to follow the guidance of a man of character.    Lord John Russell.  22360
  The hand of little employment hath the daintier sense.    Hamlet, v. 1.  22361
  The hand that gives, gathers.    Proverb.  22362
  The Hand that hath made you fair hath made you good; the goodness that is cheap in beauty makes beauty brief in goodness; but grace, being the soul of your complexion, should keep the body of it ever fair.    Meas. for Meas., iii. 1.  22363
  The happiest of men were he who, understanding his craft and working intelligently with his hands, and earning competence and freedom by the exercise of his wits, found time to live by the heart and by the brain, to understand his own work, and to love the work of God.    Mme. George Sand.  22364
  The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions,—the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasant thought and feeling.    Coleridge.  22365
  The happiness of man depends on no creed and no book; it depends on the dominion of truth, which is the redeemer and saviour, the Messiah and the King of glory.    Rabbi Wise.  22366
  The happiness of the human race is one of the designs of God, but our own individual happiness must not be made our first or our direct aim.    W. R. Greg.  22367
  The happiness we owe to ourselves is greater than that which we owe to our surroundings.    Metrodorus.  22368
  The happy day will come when mind, heart, and hands shall be alive together, and shall work in concert; when there shall be a harmony between God’s munificence and man’s delight in it.    Mme. George Sand.  22369
  The happy have whole days, and those they choose; / The unhappy have but hours, and those they lose.    Colley Cibber.  22370
  The happy man is he who distinguishes the boundary between desires and delight, and stands firmly on the higher ground.    Landor.  22371
  The happy think a lifetime a short stage: / One night to the unhappy seems an age.    Lucian.  22372
  The hardest step is over the threshold.    Proverb.  22373
  The hardships or misfortunes we lie under are more easy to us than those of any other person would be, should we change conditions with him.    Horace.  22374
  The hare leaps out of the bush where we least look for her.    Spanish Proverb.  22375
  The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.    Jesus.  22376
  The hatred which is grafted on extinguished friendship must bring forth the most deadly fruits.    Lessing.  22377
  The head cannot understand any work of art unless it be in company with the heart.    Goethe.  22378
  The head is a half, a fraction, until it is enlarged and inspired by the moral sentiments.    Emerson.  22379
  The head learns new things, but the heart for evermore practises old experiences.    Ward Beecher.  22380
  The head only reproduces what the heart creates; and so we give the mocking-bird credit when he imitates the loving murmurs of the dove.    G. J. W. Melville.  22381
  The health of a state consists simply in this, that in it those who are wisest shall also be strongest.    Ruskin.  22382
  The healthy know not of their health, but only the sick.    Carlyle.  22383
  The healthy man is the compliment of the seasons, and in winter summer is in his heart. There is the south!    Thoreau.  22384
  The healthy understanding is not the logical argumentative, but the intuitive; for the end of understanding is not to prove and find reasons, but to know and believe.    Carlyle.  22385
  The heart always sees before the head can see.    Carlyle.  22386
  The heart aye’s the part aye / That mak’s us right or wrang.    Burns.  22387
  The heart benevolent and kind / The most resembles God.    Burns.  22388
  The heart can ne’er a transport know / That never feels a pain.    Lyttelton.  22389
  The heart has eyes that the brain knows nothing of.    C. H. Parkhurst.  22390
  The heart has its arguments with which the understanding is not acquainted. (?)  22391
  The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite’s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.    Hugo de Amma.  22392
  The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it?    Bible.  22393
  The heart is like a millstone, which gives meat if you supply it with corn, but frets itself if you don’t.    C. J. Weber.  22394
  The heart is like a musical instrument of many strings, all the chords of which require putting in harmony.    Saadi.  22395
  The heart is like the sea, is subject to storms, ebb-tide and flood, and in its depths is many a precious pearl.    Heine.  22396
  The heart is the best logician.    Wendell Phillips.  22397
  The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.    Bible.  22398
  The heart must be beaten or bruised, and then the sweet scent will come out.    Bunyan.  22399
  The heart must be divorced from its idols. (?)  22400
  The heart must glow before the tongue can gild.    W. R. Alger.  22401
  The heart needs not for its heaven much space, nor many stars therein, if only the star of love has arisen.    Jean Paul.  22402
  The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.    Proverb.  22403
  The heart of a wise man should resemble a mirror, which reflects every object without being sullied by any.    Confucius.  22404
  The heart of childhood is all mirth.    Keble.  22405
  The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of reproof if the archer can but take a proper aim.    Goldsmith.  22406
  The heart of man is the place the devils dwell in.    Sir Thomas Browne.  22407
  The heart of the righteous studieth to answer; but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.    Bible.  22408
  The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.    Bible.  22409
  The heart sees farther than the head.    Proverb.  22410
  The heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touched by the thorns.    Moore.  22411
  The heart that once truly loves never forgets.    Proverb.  22412
  The heart, unlike the fancy and the imagination, is not complex, and may be reached by the same weapons of thought in the most luxurious court of Christendom as in the tent of the Arab or the wigwam of the Cherokee.    C. Fitzhugh.  22413
  The heart which truly loves puts not its love aside … but grows stronger for that which seeks to thwart it.    Lewis Morris.  22414
  The heart will break, yet brokenly live on.    Byron.  22415
  The hearts of men are their books, events are their tutors, great actions are their eloquence.    Macaulay.  22416
  The heavenly powers never go out of their road.    Emerson.  22417
  The heavens and the earth, and all that is between them, think ye we have created them in jest?    Koran.  22418
  The heavens and the earth are but the time-vesture of the Eternal.    Carlyle.  22419
  The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork.    Bible.  22420
  The heavenward path which a great man opens up for us and traverses generally, like the track of a ship through the water, closes behind him on his decease.    Goethe.  22421
  The heaviest head of corn hangs its head lowest.    Gaelic Proverb.  22422
  The heavy and the weary weight / Of all this unintelligible world.    Wordsworth.  22423
  The Hebrew Bible, is it not, before all things, true, as no other book ever was or will be?    Carlyle.  22424
  The height charms us, the steps to it do not; with the summit in our eye, we love to walk along the plain.    Goethe.  22425
  The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age we live in.    La Rochefoucauld.  22426
  The heights by great men reached and kept / Were not attained by sudden flight, / But they, while their companions slept, / Were toiling upward in the night.    Longfellow.  22427
  The hell of these days is the infinite terror of Not getting on, especially of Not making money.    Carlyle.  22428
  The hen of our neighbour appears to us as a goose.    Eastern Proverb.  22429
  The herd of people dread sound understanding more than anything; they ought to dread stupidity, if they knew what was really dreadful. Understanding is unpleasant, they must have it pushed aside; stupidity is but pernicious, they can let it stay.    Goethe.  22430
  The heroes of literary history have been no less remarkable for what they have suffered than for what they have achieved.    Johnson.  22431
  The heroic heart, the seeing eye, of the first times, still feels and sees in us of the latest.    Carlyle.  22432
  The higher character a person supports, the more he should regard his minutest actions.    Shenstone.  22433
  The higher enthusiasm of man’s nature is for the while without exponent; yet does it continue indestructible, unweariedly active, and work blindly in the great chaotic deep. Thus sect after sect, and church after church, bodies itself forth, and melts again into new metamorphosis.    Carlyle.  22434
  The higher the culture, the more honourable the work.    Roscher.  22435
  The higher the wisdom, the closer its neighbourhood and kinship with mere insanity.    Carlyle.  22436
  The higher we rise, the more isolated we become, and all elevations are cold.    De Boufflers.  22437
  The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout man.    Prof. Blackie.  22438
  The highest elevation attainable by man is a heroic life.    Schopenhauer.  22439
  The highest exercise of invention has nothing to do with fiction; but is an invention of new truth, what we can call a revelation.    Carlyle.  22440
  The highest genius never flowers in satire, but culminates in sympathy with that which is best in human nature, and appeals to it.    Chapin.  22441
  The highest gift which we receive from God and Nature is Life, the revolving movement, which knows neither pause nor rest, of the self-conscious being round itself. The instinct to protect and cherish life is indestructibly innate in every one, but the peculiarity of it ever remains a mystery to us and others.    Goethe.  22442
  The highest happiness of us mortals is to execute what we consider right and good; to be really masters of the means conducive to our aims.    Goethe.  22443
  The highest heaven of wisdom is alike near from every point, and thou must find it, if at all, by methods native to thyself alone.    Emerson.  22444
  The highest in God’s esteem are meanest in their own.    Thomas à Kempis.  22445
  The highest joys spring from those possessions which are common to all, which we can neither alienate ourselves nor be deprived of by others, to which kind Nature has given all an equal right—a right which she herself guards with silent omnipotence.    Goethe.  22446
  The highest liberty is in harmony with the eternal laws.    H. Giles.  22447
  The highest man of us is born brother to his contemporaries; struggle as he may, there is no escaping the family likeness.    Carlyle.  22448
  The highest melody dwells only in silence—the sphere melody, the melody of health.    Carlyle.  22449
  The Highest not merely has, but is, reason and understanding.    Goethe.  22450
  The highest political watchword is not Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, nor yet Solidarity, but Service.    A. H. Clough.  22451
  The highest price a man can pay for a thing is to ask for it.    Proverb.  22452
  The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion of a loftier reality.    Goethe.  22453
  The highest problem of literature is the writing of a Bible.    Novalis.  22454
  The highest reach of a news-writer is an empty reasoning on policy, and vain conjectures on the public management.    La Bruyère.  22455
  The highest thing that art can do is to set before you the true image of the presence of a noble human being. It has never done more than this, and it might not do less.    Ruskin.  22456
  The highest virtue of the tropics is chastity; of colder regions, temperance.    Bovee.  22457
  The highest wisdom is not to be always wise.    M. Opiz.  22458
  The highway of the upright is to depart from evil.    Bible.  22459
  The hind that would be mated by the lion / Must die for love.    All’s Well, i. 1.  22460
  The historian is a prophet with his face directed to the past.    Fr. v. Schlegel.  22461
  The history of a man is his character.    Goethe.  22462
  The history of a soldier’s wound beguiles the pain of it. We lose the right of complaining sometimes by forbearing it, but we often treble the force.    Sterne.  22463
  The history of every man should be a Bible.    Novalis.  22464
  The history of persecution is a history of endeavours to cheat Nature, to make water run uphill, to twist a rope of sand. It makes no difference whether the actors be many or one, a tyrant or a mob.    Emerson.  22465
  The history of reforms is always identical; it is the comparison of the idea with the fact.    Emerson.  22466
  The history of the Church is a history of the invisible as well as of the visible Church; which latter, if disjoined from the former, is but a vacant edifice; gilded, it may be, and overhung with old votive gifts, yet useless, nay, pestilentially unclean; to write whose history is less important than to forward its downfall.    Carlyle.  22467
  The history of the world is nothing but the history of successful or unsuccessful grumbling; operating in great things as in small,… inculcating through all of them the great moral, that it is not good for a man to be contented with evils that he can remove.    John Wagstaffe.  22468
  The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.    Bible.  22469
  The hollow sea-shell which for years hath stood / On dusty shelves, when held against the ear / Proclaims its stormy parent.    Eugene Lee-Hamilton.  22470
  The Holy Supper is kept indeed / In whatso we share with another’s need; / Not what we give, but what we share, / For the gift without the giver is bare.    Lowell.  22471
  The honest heart that’s free frae a’ / Intended fraud or guile, / However Fortune kick the ba’, / Has aye some cause to smile.    Burns.  22472
  The honest man does that from duty which the man of honour does for the sake of character. (?)  22473
  The honest man, though e’er so poor, / Is king o’ men for a’ that.    Burns.  22474
  The honourablest part of talk is to give the occasion; and again to moderate and pass to somewhat else, for then a man leads the dance.    Bacon.  22475
  The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the Lord.    Bible.  22476
  The horse thinks one thing, and he that rides him another.    Proverb.  22477
  The host should be indeed a host, and a lord of the land, a self-appointed brother of his race; called to this place, besides, by all the winds of heaven and his good genius, as truly as the preacher is called to preach.    Thoreau.  22478
  The hottest love has the coldest end.    Socrates.  22479
  The hour of all windbags does arrive; every windbag is at length ripped and collapses.    Carlyle.  22480
  The hours should be instructed by the ages, and the ages explained by the hours.    Emerson.  22481
  The hours that we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowned with fruition.    Goldsmith.  22482
  The house of the childless is empty; and so is the heart of him that hath no wife.    Hitopadesa.  22483
  The house that is a-building looks not as the house that is built.    Proverb.  22484
  The household is the home of the man as well as of the child.    Emerson.  22485
  The human creature needs first of all to be educated, not that he may speak, but that he may have something weighty and valuable to say.    Carlyle.  22486
  The human face is my landscape.    Sir Joshua Reynolds.  22487
  The human heart has a sigh lonelier than the cry of the bittern.    W. R. Alger.  22488
  The human heart is like a millstone in a mill; when you put wheat under it, it turns, and grinds, and bruises the wheat into flour; if you put no wheat in, it still grinds on; but then it is itself it grinds and slowly wears away.    Luther.  22489
  The human heart is like heaven; the more angels the more room.    Fredrika Bremer.  22490
  The human mind cannot go beyond the gift of God.    William Blake.  22491
  The human mind, in proportion as it is deprived of external resources, sedulously labours to find within itself the means of happiness, learns to rely with confidence on its own exertions, and gains with greater certainty the power of being happy.    Zimmermann.  22492
  The human mind is to be treated like a skein of ravelled silk, where you must cautiously secure one free end before you can make any progress in disentangling it.    Scott.  22493
  The human mind will not be confined to any limits.    Goethe.  22494
  The human race is in the best condition when it has the greatest degree of liberty.    Dante.  22495
  The human soul is like a bird that is born in a cage. Nothing can deprive it of its natural longings, or obliterate the mysterious remembrance of its heritage.    Epes Sargent.  22496
  The human voice has an authority and an insinuating property which writing lacks.    Joubert.  22497
  The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.    St. Paul.  22498
  The hypocrite shows well and says well, and himself is the worst thing he hath.    Bishop Hall.  22499
  The idea you have once spoken, if even it were an idea, is no longer yours; it is gone from you, so much life and virtue is gone, and the vital circulations of yourself and your destiny and activity are henceforth deprived of it.    Carlyle.  22500
  The Ideal always has to grow in the Real, and to seek out its bed and board there in a very sorry way.    Carlyle.  22501
  The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never located.    Madame de Sévigné.  22502
  The ideal of beauty is simplicity and repose; from which it follows that no youth can be a master.    Goethe.  22503
  The ideal of friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.    Mme. Swetchine.  22504


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