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Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge. - Benjamin Franklin.

Wasting time must be the greatest prodigality since…lost time is never found again. - Benjamin Franklin.

Wealth is well known to be a great comforter. - Plato.

We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell. - Plato.

We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly. - Benjamin Franklin.

We are twice armed if we fight with faith. - Plato.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle.

We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action. – Aristotle.

We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea. – Aristotle.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato.

We cannot learn without pain. – Aristotle.

We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection. - Plato.

We have many reasons to hope for great happiness, but…we have to earn it. And that's something you can't achieve by taking the easy way out. – Anne Frank.

We make war that we may live in peace. – Aristotle.

We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct. - Benjamin Franklin.

Well begun is half done. – Aristotle.

We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue. - Plato.

What is a butterfly? At best He’s but a caterpillar dressed. The gaudy fop’s his picture just. - Benjamin Franklin.

What is life without love? Love is like the sun; without light, there's no life. – Aristotle.

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. – Aristotle.

What maintains one vice, would bring up two children. - Benjamin Franklin.

What use is this pride of appearance, for which so much is risked, so much is suffered? It cannot promote health; or ease pain; it makes no increase of merit in the person, it creates envy, it hastens misfortune. - Benjamin Franklin.

When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure. - Plato.

When men speak ill of you, live so as nobody may believe them. - Plato.

When nature gave us tears, she gave us leave to weep. A long separation from those who are so near a-kin to us in flesh and blood, will touch the heart in a painful place, and awaken the tenderest springs of sorrow. The sluices must be allowed to be held open a little; nature seems to demand it as a debt to love. - Benjamin Franklin.

When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they need friendship in addition. – Aristotle.

When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country…be up by peep of day; let not the sun look down and say, inglorious here he lies. - Benjamin Franklin.

When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader. - Plato.

When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income. - Plato.

When the well’s dry, they know the worth of water. - Benjamin Franklin.

Where there's hope, there's life. – Anne Frank.

Who dainties love, shall beggars prove. - Benjamin Franklin.

Whoever is happy will make others happy. – Anne Frank.

Why do some people have to starve, while there are surpluses rotting in other parts of the world? Oh, why are people so crazy? – Anne Frank.

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love. – Aristotle.

Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences. - Plato.

Wise men learn by others’ harms, fools scarcely by their own. - Benjamin Franklin.

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. - Plato.

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. – Aristotle.

With our industry, we must…be steady, settled and careful, and oversee our own affairs with our own eyes, and not trust too much to others. - Benjamin Franklin.

Without virtue man can have no happiness in this world. - Benjamin Franklin.

With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it. – Aristotle.

Wit is educated insolence. – Aristotle.

Women and wine, game and deceit, Make the wealth small, and the wants great. - Benjamin Franklin.

Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. - Plato.

Work as if you were to live 100 years, pray as if you were to die tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin.

Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin.



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