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Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitiches today to save nine tomorrow.
– Henry David Thoreau
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
– William James
Why then the worlds mine oyster, Which I with sword shall open.
– Shakespeare
Why think? Why not try the experiment?
– John Hunter
Why walk to work when you can take your lunch?
– Tom Zegan
Why was I born with such contemporaries
– Oscar Wilde
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
– Oscar Wilde
Why was I so blind that I couldn't see our love was changing underneath our very noses
– Jessica Sharp
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin
– Bill Watterson
Why when you have 31 Flavors stick with Rock Road?
– Tom Zegan
Why would I ever want to run Disney? Wouldn't it make more sense just to sell them Pixar and retire?
– Steve Jobs
Why would they have book covers if we aren't supposed to judge the book by them? It makes no sense.
– Ingrid Weir
Why yes - a bulletproof vest.
– James Rodges, a murderer, on his final request before the firing squad
Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.
– Winston Churchill
Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together- what do you get? The sum of all fears.
– Winston Churchill, The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.
– Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues
Wickedness, by whomsoever committed, is odious, but most of all in men of learning; for learning is the weapon with which Satan is combated, and when a man is made captive with arms in his hand his shame is more excessive.
– Sa?di
Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a man's worth on the day when slavery comes upon him.
– Homer
Wife: a former sweetheart.
– H. L. Mencken
Wife: one who is sorry she did it, but would undoubtedly do it again.
– H. L. Mencken
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
– James Anthony Froude
Wild horses don't know the burning taste of the whips. Freedom protects us from the many evils!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Wildness. We're running out of it, even up in Alaska. People need to be reminded that the world is unsafe and unpredictable, and at a moment's notice, they could lose everything, like that. I do it to remind them that chaos is always out there, lurking beyond the horizon. That, plus, sometimes you have to do something bad, just to know you're alive.
– David Assael
Will and intellect are one and the same.
– Baruch Spinoza
Will it not be felt that Virtue, however beautiful, becomes the worst of all attitudes when it is found too feeble to contend with Vice...
– Marquis de Sade, Justine

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