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Véremmé lettek a hűs, föld alatti vizek
– Vaskó Péter
Verily, a man teaching his child manners is better than giving one bushel of grain in alms.
– Prophet Muhammad, Muslim
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.
– Voltaire
Very distasteful is excessive fame To the sour palate of the envious mind, Who hears with grief his neighbours good by name, And hates the fortune that he ne?er shall find.
– Pindar
Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat
– Robert Collier
Very few things happen at the right time and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
– Herodotus
Very little is known about the War of 1812 because the Americans lost it.
– Eric Nicol
Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen.
– P. J. O'Rourke
Very little is needed to make a happy life.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Very old people are the real victors of this world! And the bitterish beauty in their faces is the most valuable beauty of the earth!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
– Rmy de Gourmont
Vice is a creature of such hideous mien... that the more you see it the better you like it.
– Finley Peter Dunne
Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
– Quentin Crisp
Vicious minds abound with anger and revenge are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
– Susan Sontag
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
– Sun-tzu
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first then seek to win.
– Sun Tzu
VICTORY - Champions have it deep inside of them - a dream, a desire, a vision. They have the last minute stamina. They have to be a little faster. They have to have the will and the skill. But the will must be greater than the skill.
– Muhhammad Ali
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.
– Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
Victory is a good wine; defeat is a good university!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Victory is a political fiction.
– Anonymous
Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time.
– Dan Quayle, 10/2/90 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)

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