Found 394 quotes starting with HO:

Hobbies cost money but interests are free.
– George Carlin, George Carlin: You Are All Diseased
Hold a book in your hand and you're a pilgrim at the gates of a new city.
– Anne Michaels
Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye and you will be drawn toward it. Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
Hold a true friend with both hands.
– Nigerian Proverb
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
– Confucius
Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
– Langston Hughes
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
– Langston Hughes
Hold no man responsible for what he says in his grief.
– The Talmud
Hold tenderly that which you cherish, for it is precious and a tight grip may crush it. Do not let the fear of dropping it cause you to hold it too tightly the chances are, it's holding you too.
– Bob Alberti
Hold the door for an old man. Old ladies can take care of themselves; they've been doing it long enough.
– Perry Brass
Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive.
– Jesse Jackson
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself - and be lenient to everybody else.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.
– Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned.
– Buddha
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
– Gautama Buddha
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
– Buddha
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
– Joan Lunden
Holidays are an expensive trial of strength. The only satisfaction comes from survival.
– Jonathan Miller
Holidays are in no sense an alternative to the congestion and bustle of cities and work. Quite the contrary. People look to escape into an intensification of the conditions of ordinary life, into a deliberate aggravation of those conditions: further from nature, nearer to artifice, to abstraction, to total pollution, to well above average levels of stress, pressure, concentration and monotony -- this is the ideal of popular entertainment. No one is interested in overcoming alienation; the point is to plunge into it to the point of ecstasy. That is what holidays are for.
– Jean Baudrillard
Holiness is doing God's will with a smile.
– Mother Theresa
Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
– Oswald Chambers
Hollywood actors and actress are not better than you -- They just act like they are.
– Eric Pio
Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
– Alistair Cooke
Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for movie stars.
– Fred Allen
Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
– Fred Allen
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.
– Walter Winchell
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.
– Marilyn Monroe
Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.
– Wilson Mizner
Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.
– Orson Welles
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
– Dorothy Parker
Holy books are an insult to a God with good intentions.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
– Doug Larson
Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.
– Charles Henry Parkhurst
Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
Home is an invention on which no one has yet improved.
– Ann Douglas
Home is not where you live but where they understand you.
– Cristion Morgenstern
Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
– Henry Grunwald
Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.
– Channing Pollock
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.
– Robert Frost
Home is the wallpaper above the bed, the family dinner table, the church bells in the morning, the bruised shins of the playground, the small fears that come with dusk, the streets and squares and monuments and shops that constitute one's first universe.
– Henry Anatole Grunwald
Home is where the heart is.
– Pliny the Elder
Home is where the house is.
– Child Age 6
Home is where you live your life and build your memories.
– Vikrant Parsai
Home is where you wear your hat.
– Buckaroo Banzai (the film)
Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.
– George Bernard Shaw
Home wasn't built in a day.
– Jane Sherwood Ace
Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.
– William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 1 scene 1
Homo sum humani nil a me alienum puto.(I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me.)
– Terence
Honest and Truthful writing comes straight from the Heart, and it reveals everything that even reality obscures.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Honest criticism is hard to take, especially from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
– Franklin P. Jones
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
– Franklin P. Jones
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
– Franklin P. Jones
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
– Chiam Potok, The Chosen
Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.
– Herbert Hoover
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
– Earl of Chesterfield
Honest hearts produce honest actions.
– Brigham Young
Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.
– Mother Theresa
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
– Don Marquis
Honesty is being able to tell the truth without hurting anyone.
– Federico Fellini, 8 1/2
Honesty is for the most part, less profitable than dishonesty.
– Plato
Honesty is probably the sexiest thing a man can give to a woman.
– Debra Messing
Honesty is the best image.
– Tom Wilson
Honesty is the best part of any art form. If you don't have that, you're kidding yourself and your listener.
– Billie Joe
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
– Mark Twain
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
– Richard Whately, Archbishop of Dublin
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
– Mary Kay Ash
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
– Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
– Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Honesty is the recognition of the fact that the unreal is unreal and can have no value, that neither love nor fame nor cash is a value if obtained by fraud.
– Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.
– George Carlin
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
– F. M. Hubbard
Honesty rare as a man without self-pity, kinders as large and plain as a prairie wind.
– Stephen Vincent Benet
Honesty, capacity, and industry are nowhere more indispensable than in public employment.
– William McKinley
Honey is sweet but bees sting.
– French Proverb
Honeymoon is a trial period in which no complaints will be accepted.
– Vikrant Parsai
Honolulu, it's got everything. Sand for the children, sun for the wife, sharks for the wife's mother.
– Ken Dodd
Honor and shame from no condition rise.
Act well your part: there all the honor lies.

– Alexander Pope
Honor does not have to be defended.
– Robert J. Sawyer
Honor has not to be won it must only not be lost.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.
– Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
– Akhenaten
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.
– Midori Koto
Honor lies in honest toil.
– Grover Cleveland
Honor your commitments with integrity.
– Les Brown
Honorable retreats are no ways inferior to brave charges, as having less fortune, more of discipline, and as much valor.
– Major General Sir William Napier, Peninsular War [1810]
Hope and fear are inseparable. There is no hope without fear, nor any fear without hope.
– La Rochefoucauld
Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
– William Sloane Coffin
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work You don't give up.
– Anne Lamott
Hope doesn't come from calculating whether the good news is winning out over the bad. It's simply a choice to take action.
– Anna Lappe
Hope for miracles, but don't rely on one.
– Yiddish Proverb
Hope for positive change is expected of you. But mind you, you have to make the positive change which you do hope for a reality by just daring to work it out yourself.
– Emeasoba George
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
– Susanna Moodie
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
– Francis Bacon
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
– Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Hope is a river full of expectations or anticipations. Therefore, do dive into it and do swim as long as you live. Even if whatever you are doing presently seems abortive. For, surely a hopeful life is bound to be a successful life. Yes! It's a matter of time. But contrariwise, a hopeless life is likely to emerge a worthless life. So, be and remain hopeful for life and not at all hopeless.
– Emeasoba George
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for .success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
– Vaclav Havel
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
– Vaclav Havel
Hope is a thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without words
And never stops at all.

– Emily Dickinson
Hope is a waking dream.
– Aristotle
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
– Erik H. Erikson
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
– Václav Havel, Disturbing the Peace, ch. 5 (1986; tr. 1990).
Hope is ever required of you just like love/faith/courage. I mean, a hope for a good day/good time never a bad day/bad time. A hope for an enviable success/future never a miserable success/future. A hope for a positive change never a negative change. A hope for an appointment never a disappointment and stuffs like that. Now all that implies, you've got to hope high/well all-round/all times.
– Emeasoba George
HOPE is House Of Positive Energy
– Anuj Somany
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
– Samuel Johnson
Hope is like a hairball trembling from its birth...
– Christina Rossetti
Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
– Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Hope is necessary in every condition.
– Samuel Johnson
Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.
– L. J. Suenens
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
– Vaclav Havel
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
– Vaclev Havel
Hope is only the love of life.
– Henri Frdric Amiel
Hope is progress
– Maat Morrison
Hope is synonymous with expectation. In the sense that, whatever you earnestly expect is what you will experience. So what has been your hope all these while? Whatever/however, you've got to hope for riches never poverty, hope for success never failure, hope for greatness never commonness, hope for salvation never damnation.
– Emeasoba George
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
– Samuel Smiles
Hope is the denial of reality.
– Margaret Weis
Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.
– Dr. Robert Anthony
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
– Jean Kerr
Hope is the nurse of misery.
– American Proverb
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
– Thomas Fuller
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
– Pliny
Hope is the poor man's bread.
– George Herbert
Hope is the thing with feathers -- that perches in the soul -- and sings the tune without words -- and never stops, at all.
– Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
– Emily Dickenson
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the words without the tune, and never stops at all.
– Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
– Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all.
– Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul.
And sings the tune
Without the words,
and never stops at all.

– Emily Dickinson
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
– Samuel Johnson
Hope lights up our darkness.
– Vikrant Parsai
Hope of/for a positive change is expected of you. But mind you, you have to make the positive change which you do hope for a reality by just daring to work it out yourself.
– Emeasoba George
Hope provides comfort, and hope does not always require probability.
– John Perry
Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.
– Helen Keller
Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be happier.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
– Robert Green Ingersoll
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
– Thornton
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
– Thornton Wilder
Hope, like the gleaming taper's light, Adorns and cheers our way And still, as darker grows the night, Emits a brighter ray.
– Oliver Goldsmith
Hope. What really is the definition? Never stop believing.
– Katie Finkbeiner
Hope...is the companion of power, and the mother of success for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
– Samuel Smiles
Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake.
– Matthew Prior
Horizons will not come to you; you must go to the horizons!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Horror on earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the sun; it cannot be contained.
– Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones
Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like -- and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.
– Saki
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
– W. C. Fields
Horse sense is what keeps horses from betting on people.
– Joe Moore
Horse was already in the heart of the Trojans. (Cheval était déjà dans le cœur des Troyens.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Horse, you are truly a creature without equal, for you fly without wings and conquer without sword.
– The Koran
Horses are not for riding! They do not exist for riding! Horse riding is man’s invention! It is the making up of human benefit!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Horses lend us the wings we lack.
– Pam Brown, 1928
Hot air expands, and seriously pompous attitude is the inflation of choice by those lacking substance.
– Vanna Bonta
Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.
– Edith Sitwell
House is a place where you live in, but home is a place where you belong
– The Omani Shed
Household tasks are easier and quicker when they are done by somebody else.
– James Thorpe
Housekeeping ain't no joke.
– Louisa May Alcott
Houses are built to live in, not to look on therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.
– Francis Bacon
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.
– Sir Francis Bacon, Essays: Of Building, 1623
Houston has its largest crowd of the night here this evening.
– Jerry Coleman
Houston, uh, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.
– Neil Armstrong
How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
– Wilhelm von Humboldt
How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
– Charles Lamb
How absolute and omnipotent is the silence of the night! And yet the stillness seems almost audible. From all the measureless depths of air around us comes a half sound, a half whisper, as if we could hear the crumbling and falling away of the earth and all created things in the great miracle of nature?decay and reproduction?ever beginning, never ending?the gradual lapse and running of the sand in the great hour-glass of Time.
– Longfellow
How alive is thought, invisible, yet without thought there is no sight.
– Dejan Stojanovic
How amazing it is to be alive Anyone who lives and breathes and puts both feet on the ground, What possible reason could he have for envying the gods
– Paul Claudel
How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either.
– S Hayakawa
How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue Who would not be that youth What pity is it That we can die but once to serve our country
– Joseph Addison
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
– Danish proverb
How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.
– D. H. Lawrence
How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.
– John Burroughs
How blessed and amazing are God's gifts, dear friends Life with immortality, splendor with righteousness, truth with confidence, faith with assurance, self-control with holiness And all these things are within our comprehension.
– Clement of Rome
How can a guy hit and think at the same time
– Lawrence Peter Berra
How can a living man be a person who has nothing to lose? This is very absurd! Even a dead man has something to lose: His coffin!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How can a question be answered that asks a lifetime of questions?
– Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It
How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese
– Charles De Gaulle
How can finite grasp infinity
– John Dryden
How can I be useful, of what service can I be There is something inside me, what can it be
– Vincent Van Gogh
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter
– Woody Allen
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
– Woody Allen
How can I die? I'm booked.
– George Burns
How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.
– Samuel Beckett
How can one conceive of a one party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheese.
– Charles de Gaulle
How can one conceive of a one-party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheeses
– Charles De Gaulle
How can we accept another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves.
– François de La Rochefoucauld
How can we expect another to keep our secret, if we cannot keep it ourself
– La Rochefoucauld
How can we learn to know ourselves? By reflection, never, but by our actions. Attempt to do your duty, and you will immediately find what is in you.
– Goethe
How can we live without our lives? How will we know its us without our past?
– John Steinbeck
How can you bring more light to the ephemeras who are plunged into the fire, because they have already had the light of the fire then.
– Woody Haldrugold
How can you come to know yourself Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese
– Charles De Gaulle
How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?
– Charles De Gaulle, in "Les Mots du General", 1962
How can you govern a country with two hundred and forty six varieties of cheese?
– Charles de Gaulle
How can [Germany] be criticized for making things that people actually want to buy? And why encourage Germans to buy things they don't need with money they don't have?
– Sean King Park Strategies
How close we can approach the land of happiness with the heavy shackles on our feet of injustice permeated deeply into every corner?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How come the dove gets to be the peace symbol How about the pillow It has more feathers than the dove, and it doesn't have that dangerous beak.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
How come the most natural things in the world are the most difficult to come by....it is the most natural,beautiful, self-enhancing and intoxicatingly breathtaking acts of nature that we humans take for granted at times-as our complexities and complicated human minds do not allow us to act as naturally as we were born to,but turn peace into war,love into suffering,pleasure into pain and the natural into the forgotten!
– anonymous
How come we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
– Mark Twain
How come you never see a headline like 'Psychic Wins Lottery'?
– Jay Leno
How come, just as the rocket is launching, the astronauts don't also shoot some fireworks out the window It would make the whole takeoff look more impressive.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
How committed are you? Commitment is not just a promise. Rather, it's more of a promise fulfilled. It is equally the spirit that endears patriotism. And so, try to show a sense of commitment hence forth. Because, the sky is bound to be the starting point of whoever that is committed in all his/her endeavours.
– Emeasoba George
How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
How could I have been anything else but what I am, having been named Madonna. I would either have ended up a nun or this.
– Madonna
How could I lose to such an idiot?
– A shout from chess grandmaster Aaron Nimzovich
How could you be a Great Man if history brought you no Great Events, or brought you to them at the wrong time, too young, too old
– Lois McMaster Bujold
How could you be a Great Man if history brought you no Great Events, or brought you to them at the wrong time, too young, too old?
– Lois McMaster Bujold, "Memory", 1996
How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
– Joseph Brodsky
How did Biot arrive at the partial differential equation? [the heat conduction equation] . . . Perhaps Laplace gave Biot the equation and left him to sink or swim for a few years in trying to derive it. That would have been merely an instance of the way great mathematicians since the very beginnings of mathematical research have effortlessly maintained their superiority over ordinary mortals.
– Clifford Truesdell
How different the new order would be if we could consult the veteran instead of the politician.
– Henry Miller
How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Practice. Practice.
– Saadi
How do I know what I have to say wntil I see what I have said?
– E. M. Forster
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do they who think they are unhappy differ from they who actually are?
– Countess Diane
How do we define consciousness, or what has been called the human soul or the spirit, if it can't be quantified as matter or a particle? ... it can be quantified or observed just by a process of elimination.
– Vanna Bonta
How do we define consciousness, or what has been called the human soul or the spirit, if it can't be quantified as matter or a particle?... it can be quantified or observed just by a process of elimination.
– Vanna Bonta
How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values
– Alan Greenspan
How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?
– John Kerry, Statement on Vietnam before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 22, 1971
How do you define God Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension.
– Robert J. Sawyer
How do you define God? Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension.
– Robert J. Sawyer, "Calculating God", 2000
How do you govern a country which has 246 different kinds of cheese?
– Charles De Gaulle
How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them through the test? (to a driving instructor in Scotland)
– Prince Phillip
How do you know so much about everything was asked of a very wise and intelligent man and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
– Lord Billingsley
How do you tell a communist Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
– Ronald Reagan
How does it feel?
– Bob Dylan
How does one kill fear, I wonder How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by the spectral throat
– Joseph Conrad
How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?
– Joseph Conrad
How does one say something new and not retell?
– Dejan Stojanovic
How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.
– William Wordsworth
How does the poet transform his banal thoughts (are not most thoughts banal?) into such stunning forms, into beauty?
– Joyce Carol Oates
How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong
– Sophocles
How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong!
– Sophocles, Antigone
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth
– Sophocles
How dull it is to be back to Tsarskoe Selo again. Our daily routine again - classes in the morning, our hospital, the Grand Palace and a walk in the afternoon, the sisters' hospital in the evening.
– Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
– Elizabeth Gaskell
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
– Sophie Swetchine
How else but through a broken heart May Lord Christ enter in
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
How exquisite that gaze of yours would be if you were being whipped to death, in the last agony.
– Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Venus in Furs
How far that little candle throws his beams So shines a good deed in a weary world.
– William Shakespeare
How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a weary world.

– Shakespeare
How far would have Moses gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt
– Harry S Truman
How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?
– Harry S. Truman
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
– George Washington Carver
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
– George Washington Carver
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong -- because someday you will have been all of these.
– George Washington Carver
How fleeting are all human passions compared with the massive continuity of ducks.
– Dorothy Sayers, Gaudy Night
How frequently are the honesty and integrity of a man disposed of by a smile or a shrug. How many good and generous actions have been sunk into oblivion by a distrustful look, or stamped with the imputation of bad motives, by a mysterious and seasonable whisper!
– Sterne
How frequently the last time comes and we do not know.
– John Walter
How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception.
– Alfred De Musset
How God ever brings like to like.
– Homer
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!
– Friedrich Nietzsche
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
How goodness heightens beauty!
– Hannah More
How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire
– Belva Plain
How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire!
– Belva Plain
How hollow must your life be for you to waste it hating and oppressing others, whose lives are of no consequence to your own?
– Ingrid Weir
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot.
– Albert Einstein
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
– Maya Angelou
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning
– Jonathan Swift
How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size
– Woody Allen
How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size?
– Woody Allen
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid It must be education that does it.
– Alexandre Dumas
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person
– La Rochefoucauld
How is the Empire?
– George V, last words, 21 January 1936.
How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read.
– Karl Kraus
How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends. Man and wife, they say, there open the very bottom of their souls to each other; and some old couples often lie and chat over old times till nearly morning. Thus, then, in our hearts honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg -- a cozy, loving pair.
– Herman Melville
How Kennedy knew the precise drop in milk consumption in 1960, the percentage rise in textile imports from 1957 to 1960 and the number of speeches cleared by the Defense Department is not quite clear, but anyway, he did. He either overwhelmed you with decimal points or disarmed you with a smile and a wisecrack.
– James Barrett Scotty Reston
How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere
– William Shakespeare
How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.
– Mark Twain
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
– Robert Southey
How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
– Robert Southey
How little you know about the age you live in if you think that honey is sweeter than cash in hand.
– Ovid
How long does getting thin take?" Pooh asked anxiously.
– A. A. Milne
How long the thick dark clouds can prevent the truth from shining? The truth is an arrow that can pass through any shield!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How long we live is much more important than how well we live!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.
– Henry David Thoreau
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?
– Elbert Hubbard
How many ages hence
Shall this our lofty scene be acted over
In states unborn and accents yet unknown!

– William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 1
How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be acted over In states unborn and accents yet unknown
– William Shakespeare
How many angels are there One - who transforms our live - is plenty.
– Proverb
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
– Coco Chanel
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but to be someone.
– Coco Chanel
How many crimes are committed simply because their authors could not endure being wrong.
– Albert Camus
How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?
– Zsa Zsa Gabor
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue
– Natalie Clifford Barney
How many observe Christ's birthday How few, his precepts O 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
– Benjamin Franklin
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true
– Logan Pearsall Smith
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!
– Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Life and Human Nature"
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
– Joseph Joubert
How many pessimists end up by desiring the things they fear, in order to prove that they are right?
– Robert Mallet
How many stars can you count in the sky? How many mistakes can you count in your life? Stop counting! No clever man ever is stuck in the past!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How many things which served us yesterday as articles of faith, are fables for us today.
– Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
How many times must the cannonballs fly before they're forever banned?
– Bob Dylan
How many unuttered words died in the heads of those for whom a word was too expensive.
– Dejan Stojanovic
How miserable a solipsist is! It is rather senseless for him to even assert his belief in solipsism, for, on the one hand, if his belief is false it is like committing intellectual suicide, and, on the other hand, if his belief is true it is an act of intellectual insanity.
– Kedar Joshi
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
– Herodotus
How much easier is it to be generous than just.
– Junius
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin Disraeli, speech, January 24, 1860
How much easier it is to be generous than just Men are sometimes bountiful who are not honest.
– Junius
How much I love every thing that is decided and open!
– Jane Austen, Emma
How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be American before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?
– Edith Wharton
How much money did you make last year Mail it in. suggestion for a simplified tax form
– Stanton Delaplane
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
– Marcus Aurelius
How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
– Thomas Jefferson
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
How much trouble he avoids who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
How much weight you can carry in your mind will determine how far you can go in life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How much would you pay to launch our economy? How much would you pay for the universe?
– Neil deGrasse Tyson
How nice--to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) Sign of Four
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) The Sign of Four, 1890
How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
– Herbert Spencer
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we may go and meet their ideal cousins.
– Henry David Thoreau
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
How to make God laugh: Tell him your future plans.
– Woody Allen
How to Raise your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children
– Lewis B. Frumkes
How to win a case in court: If the law is on your side, pound on the law; if the facts are on your side, pound on the facts; if neither is on your side, pound on the table.
– Unknown
How tranquil is a coral tomb, and may the heavens grant that my companions and I be buried in no other!
– Jules Verne, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Chapter 19
How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy.
– Terence
How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
– Publilius Syrus
How use doth breed a habit in a man!
– William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 5 scene 4
How use doth breed a habit in a man.
– William Shakespeare
How vain is learning unless intelligence go with it.
– Stobaeus
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
– Henry David Thoreau
How very dull our lives would be without literature! How very much dark and poor, how so sad and empty the world would be!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How very much horrible would it be, if achieving everything was so easy! We bear life because there is struggle!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness, may be judged from the fact that, despite the ephemeral brevity of human life, the uncertainty of our existence and the countless enigmas which press upon us from all sides, everyone does not continually and ceaselessly philosophize, but that only the rarest of exceptions do.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
How very wonderful friends the moon, the sea and the night are!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons.
– Adrienne Rich
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
– Annie Dillard
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
– Annie Dillard, "Winning Words" Compiled by Allen Klein Portland House, 1998
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
– David Joseph Schwartz
How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us
– Julie Morgenstern
How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us!
– Julie Morgenstern, O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, January 2004
How we treat other people changes them, but even more so, how we treat other people changes us.
– Bryant McGill
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
– Anne Frank
How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.
– Gioacchino Rosini
How would it be if we discovered that aliens only stopped by earth to let their kids take a leak?
– Jay Leno
How you behave toward cats here below determines your status in Heaven.
– Robert A. Heinlein
How you feel about your future determines how you perform today.
– Brandon A. Trean
How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you choose your parents.
– Edward R. Nida
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
– Lou Holtz
How/Where you/anyone begin in life doesn't really matter. Yes, rather the bottom line is how/where you/he/she will end up. For, surely there is an end to every human/matter. Guess what? The end of every human/matter is better off than the beginning there off (Ecclesiates 7 : 8). Now, that's why, I'm more concerned with what/how my end will be. And you too ought to be more concerned with your end rather than your beginning. Lest you forget. The end justifies the means and I strongly do believe in that in toto.
– Emeasoba George
Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it.
– Ted Morgan
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
– Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
However far the stream flows, it never forgets its source.
– Nigerian Proverb
However gradual the course of history, there must always be the day, even an hour and minute, when some significant action is performed for the first or last time.
– Peter Quennell
However infinite the Universe may be, our true and practical universe is still the surroundings of the house we live in.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
However long the night, the dawn will break.
– African Proverb
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you, If you do not act upon them?
– Buddha (563 - 483 B.C.)
However many ways there are of being alive, it is certain that there are vastly more ways of being dead, or rather not alive.
– Richard Dawkins
However mean your life is, meet it and live it do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
– Henry David Thoreau
However mean your life is, meet it and live it do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are the richest.
– Henry David Thoreau
However mean your life is, meet it and live it: do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. God will see that you do want society.
– Henry David Thoreau
However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are the richest.
– Henry David Thoreau
However much we talk of the inexorable laws governing the life of individuals and of societies, we remain at the bottom convinced that in human affairs everything in more or less fortuitous. We do not even believe in the inevitability of our own death. Hence the difficulty of deciphering the present, of detecting the seeds of things to come as they germinate before our eyes. We are not attuned to seeing the inevitable.
– Eric Hoffer
However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
– Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
However often you may have done them a favour, if you once refuse they forget everything except your refusal.
– Pliny the Younger
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
– La Rochefoucauld
However small you might be, if necessary, struggle against the mountain of evils however big it may be!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
However steep or ramshackle they may be, don't ever despise the stairs which take you up to higher levels!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
However tired you are, whatever the distance is, move to your target! Even if you move as slow as a snail, you will reach there! Move! Either fast or slow, just move!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
However, never daunted, I will cope with adversity in my traditional manner ... sulking and nausea.
– Tom K. Ryan

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