GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


Proverbs
 << Prev Page    Displaying page 45 of 414    Next Page >> 
[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

What a man does by the agency of another is his own act.
      - Legal Maxim

Who loves me loves my dog.
  [Fr., Qui m'aime il aime mon chien.]
    [Lat., Qui me amat, amat et canem meam.]
      - Antoine Jean Victor Le Roux de Lincy,
        French Proverbs, 13th century

Facts are stubborn things.
      - Alain Rene Le Sage, Gil Blas
         (bk. X, ch. I), (Smollet's translation)

Though this may be play to you,
  'Tis death to us.
      - Sir Roger L'Estrange, Fables (398)

Bad beginnings, bad endings.
      - Titus Livy

By flying, men often rush into the midst of calamities.
      - Titus Livy

Envy is blind, and is only clever in depreciating the virtues of others.
      - Titus Livy

Friends should be judged by their acts, not their words.
      - Titus Livy

My sun has not yet set for ever.
      - Titus Livy

Nothing moves more quickly than scandal.
      - Titus Livy

Nothing stings us so bitterly as the loss of money.
      - Titus Livy

Once let good faith be abandoned, and all social existence would perish.
      - Titus Livy

That business does not prosper which you transact with the eyes of others.
      - Titus Livy

Better late than never.
  [Lat., Potius sero quam nunquam.]
      - Titus Livy IV, II, 11

A life of honour and of worth
  Has no eternity on earth,--
    'Tis but a name.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Behind the clouds is the sun still shining.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Behold of what delusive worth
  The bubbles we pursue on earth,
    The shapes we chase.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Into each life some rain must fall,
  Some days must be dark and dreary.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Know how sublime a thing it is
  To suffer and be strong.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Labour with what zeal we will,
  Something still remains undone,
    Something uncompleted still
      Waits the rising of the sun.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Life like an empty dream flits by.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

No endeavour is in vain;
  Its reward is in the doing.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Something attempted, something done
  Has earned a night's repose.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Swiftly our pleasures glide away,
  Our hearts recall the distant day
    With many sighs.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The mighty pyramids of stone
  That wedge-like cleave the desert airs,
    When nearer seen, and better known,
      Are but gigantic flights of stairs.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We have not wings, we cannot soar,
  But we have feet to scale and climb
    By slow degrees, by more and more,
      The cloudy summits of our time.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Art is long, and Time is fleeting,
  And out hearts, though stout and brave,
    Still, like muffled drums, are beating
      Funeral marches to the grave.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
        A Psalm of Life (st. 4)

Still achieving, still pursuing,
  Learn to labour and to wait.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
        A Psalm of Life (st. 9)

There's luck in odd numbers.
      - Samuel Lover

But civlyzation doos git forrid
  Sometimes upon a powder-cart.
      - James Russell Lowell, The Biglow Papers
         (series I, no. 7)

A crime in which many are implicated goes unpunished.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Avoid delays: procrastination always does harm.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Great cowardice is hidden by a bluster of daring.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Great things rush to the destruction of each other.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

He puts his boot on his head, and his foot in his helmet.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

He stands the shadow of a mighty name.
  [Lat., Stat magni nominis umbra.]
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Idleness induces caprice.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Patience revels in misfortunes.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Regarding nothing as done, while ought remained to be done.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

The apprehension of approaching evil has hurried many into the utmost danger.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

The shadow of a mighty name.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Villany reduces those whom it defiles to the same level.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Who will think that the gods can be insulted with impunity?
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

With bated breath we offer wicked vows.
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

He rejoices to have made his way by ruin of others.
  [Lat., Gaudensque viam fecisse ruina.]
      - Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan), Pharsalia
         (I, 150)

From the midst of the very fountain of pleasure, something of bitterness arises to vex us in the flower of enjoyment.
      - Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)

Religious questions have often led to wicked and impious actions.
      - Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)

Such crimes has superstition caused.
      - Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)

'Tis pleasant to stand on shore and watch others labouring in a stormy sea.
      - Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)

We notice that the mind grows with the body, and with it decays.
      - Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus)


Displaying page 45 of 414 for this topic:   << Prev  Next >>  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 [45] 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414

 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2016 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2016 June 16
Click > HERE < to report errors