W  Quotes

Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid
and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome
whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong. --
Lao-Tzu (600 B.C.)

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when
all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. --
Charles Kingsley

We are partakers of a common nature, and the same causes that contribute to
the benefit of one contribute to the benefit of another. --William Godwin

We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our
automobiles rather than by the quality of our services and relationship to
mankind. --Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our
thoughts we make the world. --Buddha

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our
fellow-men; and along those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as
causes, and they come back to us as effects. --Herman Melville

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our
fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as
causes, and they come back to us as effects. --Herman Melville

We didn't inherit the land from our fathers. We are borrowing it from our
children. --Amish Saying

We have our brush and colors - paint Paradise and in we go. --Nikos
Kazantzakis

We know what we are, not what we may become. --Shakespeare

We lead first by example! Everything we say or do sends a message, sets a
tone, or teaches people what to do or what not to do. --"Making A Difference"
by Wheila Bethel

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. --
Winsten Churchill

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. --
Goethe

We must be true inside, true to ourselves, before we can know a truth that is
outside us. --Thomas Merton

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. --Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must not only give what we have; we must give what we are. --Desire
Joseph Cardinal Mercier

We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors,
and for the purpose of profiting by dear bought experience. --George
Washington

We thought because we had power, we had wisdom. --Stephen Vincent Benet
('Litany for Dictatorships')

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked
through the huts comforting others, giving away their last pieces of bread.
They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that
everything can be taken away from man but one thing: the last of the human
freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose
one's own way. --Viktor Frankl

What is hateful to you, do not to your fellowman. That is the entire Law; all
the rest is commentary. --The Talmud

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate
ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. --Martin Horner
(President, Radcliffe College)

What is life, but one long risk? --Dorothy Canfield Fisher

What is now proved was once only imagin'd. --William Blake

What people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. --Henry David
Thoreau

What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness? --Jean Jacques Rousseau

What you are speaks so loudly I cannot hear what you say. --Ralph Waldo
Emerson

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and
magic in it. --Goethe

What you can not enforce, do not command. --Sophocles

What you deny to others will be denied to you, for the plain reason that you are
always legislating for yourself; all your words and actions define the world you
want to live in. --Thaddeus Golas

What you want to be eventually, that you must be every day; and by and by the
quality of your deeds will get down into your soul. --Frank Crane

Whatever you are, be a good one. --Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power
and magic in it. --Goethe

When a thing is done, it's done. Don't look back. Look forward to your next
objective. --George C. Marshall

When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, simply drop it. --Marquis
de Vauvenargues

When can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. --Helen
Keller

When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is
love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. --
Dinah Maria Mulock

When I give I give myself. --Walt Whitman

When in doubt, tell the truth. --Mark Twain

When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber. --Sir Winston
Churchhill

When we think of cruelty, we must try to remember the stupidity, the envy, the
frustration from which it has arisen. --Edith Sitwell

When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and
when you meet him he will win. --Ed Macauley

When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own
failings. Then you will forget your anger. --Epictetus

When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot
be too conservative. --Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems
you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the
place and time that the tide will turn. --Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or
condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. --Catherine Ponder

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the
thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. --Hugh White

When you reach real ability you will be able to become one with the enemy.
Entering his heart you will see that he is not your enemy after all. --Tsuji
(Japanese sword master)

Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself,
ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you and act
accordingly. --Thomas Jefferson

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. --Confucian Proverb

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness. --
Seneca

Whether you think you can or you can't - you are right. --Henry Ford

While it is true that an inherently free and scrupulous individual may be
destroyed, such an individual can never be enslaved or used as a blind tool. --
Albert Einstein

Whoever controls the media - the images - controls the culture. --Allen
Ginsberg

Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather
immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must
explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own
mind. --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom begins with sacrifice of immediate pleasures for long-range purposes.
--Louis Finkelstein

Within our dreams and aspirations we find our opportunities. --Sue Atchley
Ebaugh

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. --Andre
Gide

Work to become, not to acquire. --Elbert Hubbard

Work while you have light. You are responsible for the talent that has been
entrusted to you. --Henri F. Amiel

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If
something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry
never fixes anything. --Mary (Mrs. Ernest) Hemingway