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Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.
– Thomas Fuller
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
– Roger Babson
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others.
– Pliny the Elder
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
– Jean de La Fontaine
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
– Leonard Cohen
Let love give way to business; give attention to business and you will be safe.
– Ovid
Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee.
– Hannah Whitall Smith
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.
– Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame"
Let me enjoy the earth no less because the all-enacting light that fashioned forth its loveliness had other aims than my delight.
– Thomas Hardy
Let me fly
– romi
Let me give a tip. You can't be right with God if you are not right with others.
– Vikrant Parsai
Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look He thinks too much such men are dangerous.
– William Shakespeare
Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the back!
– Dan Quayle
Let me leap out of the frying-pan into the fire or, out of God's blessing into the warm sun.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Let me live in a house by the side of the road and be a friend to man.
– Sam Walter Foss
Let me look at your house and I will tell you who you are.
– Vikrant Parsai
Let me look into a human eye; it is better than to gaze into sea or sky; better than to gaze upon God.
– Herman Melville
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say that although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still, while they continue in force, for the sake of example they should be religiously observed.
– Abraham Lincoln
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments: love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds.

– William Shakespeare, Sonnet cxvi
Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.
– Herbert Hoover
Let me say with a Georgia accent that we cannot solve this problem if it requires a diplomatic passport to claim the rights of an American citizen.
– David Dean Rusk
Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They possess and enjoy early, and it does something to them, makes them soft where we are hard, and cynical where we are trustful, in a way that, unless you were born rich, it is very difficult to understand. They think, deep in their hearts, that they are better than we are because we had to discover the compensations and refuges of life for ourselves. Even when they enter deep into our world or sink below us, they still think that they are better than we are. They are different.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
– Alexander Pope
Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches.
– Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

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