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While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
– Stephen Covey
While we are indifferent to our good qualities, we keep on deceiving ourselves in regard to our faults, until we come to look on them as virtues.
– Heinrich Heine
While we are postponing, life speeds by.
– Seneca
While we have the gift of life, it seems to me that only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity, or our glorious uniqueness.
– Gilda Radner
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth?
– George Bernard Shaw
While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
– Publilius Syrus
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
– Angela Schwindt
While wishing a beautiful snowing for the streets of your city, do not forget also to wish a warm house for the homeless!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
While you are away, movie stars are taking your women. Robert Redford is dating your girlfriend, Tom Selleck is kissing your lady, Bart Simpson is making love to your wife.
– Baghdad Betty, Iraqi radio announcer, to gulf war troops
While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits of the dead...While you do not know life, how can you know about death
– Confucius
While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?...While you do not know life, how can you know about death?
– Confucius, The Confucian Analects, bk. 11:11
Whilom, ere youth?s conceit had waned, methought Answers to all life?s problems I had wrought; But now, grown old and wise, too late I see My life is spent, and all my lore is nought.
– Omar Khayyam
Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who aims at excellence will be above mediocrity; who aims at mediocrity will be far short of it.
– Burmese Proverb
Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.
– Mary Caroline Richards
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
– Carl Sagan
Who are you going to shoot joking with Attorney General Richard Kleindienst about creating an opening on the Supreme court
– Richard Milhous Nixon
Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.
– Georges Bernanos
Who begins too much accomplishes little.
– German proverb
Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
– Tobias G. Smollett
Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!
– Theophile Gautier
Who can explain the secret pathos of Nature's loveliness? It is a touch of melancholy inherited from our mother Eve. It is an unconscious memory of the lost Paradise. It is the sense that even if we should find another Eden, we would not be fit to enjoy it perfectly nor stay in it forever.
– Henry van Dyke
Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act.
– The Talmud
Who can say what love at the feet of the absolute truth means?
– Sorin Cerin
Who can tell Men?s hearts? The purest comprehend Such contradictions, and can blend The force to bear, the power to feel, The tender bud, the tempered steel.
– Hindu Drama

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