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Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
– Harriet Beecher StoweRate it:
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– Whitney Moore YoungRate it:
Who aims at excellence will be above mediocrity; who aims at mediocrity will be far short of it.
– Burmese ProverbRate it:
Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.
– Mary Caroline RichardsRate it:
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 SaganRate it:
Who are you going to shoot joking with Attorney General Richard Kleindienst about creating an opening on the Supreme court
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.
– Georges BernanosRate it:
Who begins too much accomplishes little.
– German proverbRate it:
Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
– Tobias G. SmollettRate it:
Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!
– Theophile GautierRate it:
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 DykeRate it:
Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act.
– The TalmudRate it:
Who can say what love at the feet of the absolute truth means?
– Sorin CerinRate it:
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 DramaRate it:
Who can tell who will be the President a year from now? -- John F. Kennedy, speaking to the president of Harvard about why he did not want to delay signing documents relating to a future JFK Presidential Library, 2 October 1963.
– John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days," by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965]Rate it:
Who cares whose more talented,its who crosses line 1st
– T.Q HufkieRate it:
Who closes eyes to dictatorships kneels his eyelids. (Qui ferme les yeux aux dictatures - Agenouille en fait les paupières.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Who comes out of the jungle finds crocodiles. (Qui sort de la jungle Trouve les crocodiles)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
– George OrwellRate it:
Who could deny that privacy is a jewel? It has always been the mark of privilege, the distinguishing feature of a truly urbane culture. Out of the cave, the tribal teepee, the pueblo, the community fortress, man emerged to build himself a house of his own with a shelter in it for himself and his diversions. Every age has seen it so. The poor might have to huddle together in cities for need's sake, and the frontiersman cling to his neighbors for the sake of protection. But in each civilization, as it advanced, those who could afford it chose the luxury of a withdrawing-place.
– Phyllis McGinleyRate it:
Who could follow Carson? Well, believe me, somebody can - and will.
– Johnny Carson, Playboy Interview - December 1967Rate it:
Who could quarrel with Clark Gable? We got on well. Whenever anyone on the set was tired or depressed, it was Gable who cheered that person up. Then the newspapers began printing the story that Gable and I were not getting on. This was so ridiculous it served only as a joke. From the time on the standard greeting between Clark and myself became, 'How are you not getting on today?
– Vivien LeighRate it:
Who could tell what forms, what visions, what faces, what forgiveness he could see in the glow of the west!
– Joseph Conrad, Lord JimRate it:
Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave.
– EuripidesRate it:
Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
– Johann Christoph Friedrich von SchillerRate it:

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