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    Will

  1. People do not lack strength; they lack will.
       -- Victor Hugo

  2. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  3. The education of the will is the object of our existence.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  4. No action will be considered blameless, unless the will was so, for by the will the act was dictated.
       -- Seneca

  5. Where there's a will, there's a way.
       -- English Proverb

  6. Where there's a will, there's a lawsuit.
       -- Addison Mizner

  7. He who is firm in will molds the world to himself
       -- Johann Wolfgang von Coethe

  8. To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
       -- James A. Froude

  9. Will is character in action.
       -- William McDougall

  10. Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.
       -- Chinese Proverb


    Wisdom

  11. The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.
       -- Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

  12. Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
       -- Theodore Roosevelt

  13. That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next.
       -- John Stuart Mill

  14. Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
       -- John Patrick

  15. Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
       -- William Wordsworth

  16. It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  17. One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.
       -- John Kenneth Galbraith

  18. When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
       -- Mark Twain

  19. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
       -- William James

  20. Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
       -- Euripides

  21. Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
       -- Felix Frankfurter

  22. It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  23. The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.
       -- Napoleon Bonaparte

  24. The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.
       -- William Blake

  25. Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
       -- William Wordsworth

  26. Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one.
       -- Turkish Proverb

  27. Let us be poised, and wise, and our own, today.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


    Wit

  28. A wise man will live as much within his wit as within his income.
       -- Lord Chesterfield

  29. Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
       -- William Hazlitt

  30. If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
       -- François de La Rochefoucould

  31. He who has provoked the shaft of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  32. To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.
       -- André Maurois

  33. The next best thing to being witty one's self, is to be able to quote another's wit.
       -- Christian Nestell Bovee

  34. Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.
       -- Noel Coward

  35. Less judgment than wit, is more sail than ballast.
       -- William Penn

  36. Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


    Woman

  37. And behind every man who's a failure there's a woman, too!
       -- John Ruge

  38. There is nothing enduring in life for a woman except what she builds in a man's heart.
       -- Judith Anderson

  39. The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.
       -- John Barrymore

  40. Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.
       -- Elliot Paul

  41. On one issue, at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
       -- H. L. Mencken

  42. She is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
       -- Edmund Burke

  43. Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.
       -- Joseph Conrad

  44. One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.
       -- Oscar Wilde

  45. A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
       -- Rudyard Kipling

  46. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
       -- Lin Yutang

  47. You see, dear, it is not true that woman was made from man's rib; she was really made from his funny bone.
       -- James Matthew Barrie

  48. A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
       -- Louis Nizer


    Wonder

  49. All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  50. As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
       -- Charles Morgan

  51. The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.
       -- Gilbert K. Chesterton

  52. It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.
       -- Aristotle

  53. Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  54. God moves in a mysterious way,
      His wonders to perform;
    He plants his footsteps in the sea,
      And rides upon the storm.
       -- William Cowper

  55. Wonder is the basis of worship.
       -- Thomas Carlyle

  56. He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
       -- Albert Einstein


    Word

  57. Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins.
       -- Jules Renard

  58. A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
       -- Henrik Ibsen

  59. Words are tools which automatically carve concepts out of experience.
       -- Julian Sorrell Huxley

  60. Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.
       -- Confucius

  61. A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  62. The finest words in the world are only vain sounds, if you cannot comprehend them.
       -- Anatole France

  63. It is with words as with sunbeams--the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
       -- Robert Southey

  64. Eating words has never given me indigestion.
       -- Winston Churchill

  65. "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."
    "The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master -- that's all."
       -- Lewis Carroll

  66. Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
       -- William Shakespeare

  67. One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
       -- Voltaire

  68. The safest words are always those which bring us most directly to facts.
       -- Charles H. Parkhurst

  69. Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
       -- Herbert Hoover


    Work

  70. The day is short, the labor long, the workers are idle, and reward is great, and the Master is urgent.
       -- Aboth, 2:15

  71. I do not like work even when someone else does it.
       -- Mark Twain

  72. Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.
       -- Bertie Charles Forbes

  73. I look on that man as happy, who, when there is a question of success, looks into his work for a reply.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  74. A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.
       -- Joseph Conrad

  75. Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
       -- James Matthew Barrie

  76. Labor disgraces no man, but occasionally men disgrace labor.
       -- Ulysses S. Grant

  77. The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
       -- Robert Frost

  78. Work is love made visible.
       -- Kahlil Gibran

  79. I like work; It fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
       -- Jerome K. Jerome

  80. Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.
       -- Don Herold

  81. Our greatest weariness comes from work not done.
       -- Eric Hoffer

  82. The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
       -- Vince Lombardi


    World

  83. The world always had the same bankrupt look, to foregoing ages as to us.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  84. The world gels better every day--then worse again in the evening.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  85. This is the way the world ends ... Not with a bang but with a whimper.
       -- T. S. Eliot

  86. We have it in our power to begin the world over again.
       -- Thomas Paine

  87. We can only change the world by changing men.
       -- Charles Wells

  88. The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better--it is just turning around as usual.
       -- Finley Peter Dunne

  89. In this world nothing is sure but death and taxes.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  90. Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something.
       -- Dean Rusk

  91. Give me matter, and I will construct a world out of it!
       -- Immanuel Kant

  92. The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
       -- John Locke

  93. He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  94. One real world is enough.
       -- George Santayana

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