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How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
How poor are they who have not patience What wound did ever heal but by degrees.
– William Shakespeare
How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees.
– William Shakespeare
How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.
– William Rotsler
How rare it is to find a soul quiet enough to hear God speak.
– François Fénelon
How ridiculous and unrealistic is the man who is astonished at anything that happens in life.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child
– William Shakespeare
How should they answer?
– Abigail Van Buren in reply to the question: "Why do Jews always answer a question with a question?"
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers' names.
– Alice Walker
How simple is to be happy, how difficult to be simple
– Gururaj Ananda Yogi
How small a portion of our life it is that we really enjoy! In youth we are looking forward to things that are to come; in old age we are looking backward to things that are gone past; in manhood, although we appear indeed to be more occupied in things that are present, yet even that is too often absorbed in vague determinations to be vastly happy on some future day when we have time.
– C. C. Colton
How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.
– Black Hawk
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, Stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year
– John Milton
How strange is the lot of us mortals Each of us is here for a brief sojourn for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
– Albert Einstein
How strange! Am I already dead?”
– Eugene Botkin
How strange! When people borrow money, they bow to you and when you collect it, you have to bow to them.
– Vikrant Parsai
How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm I thank thee, night for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.
– Lord Byron
How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.
– Lord Byron
How sweet it would be to treat men and things, for an hour, for just what they are!
– Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds In a believer's ear It soothes his sorrow, heals his wounds, And drives away his fears.
– John Newton
How terrible it is to have wisdom when it does not benefit those who have it.
– Sophocles, Tiresias. Oedipus the King 315
How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.
– John Gay
How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.
– Park Cousins
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive o all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
– William Ralph Inge
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
– William James

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