Quotes – V, W

Quotes Collection V, W – (author’s first name initial)

 

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“…he’s everything you want, he’s everything you need, he’s everything inside of you that you wish you could be. He says all the right things at exactly the right time but he means nothing to you and you don’t know why…”

Vertical Horizon, Everything You Want

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“The spirit , the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.”

Vince Lombardi

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“Winning isn’t everything–but making the effort to win is.”

Vince Lombardi

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“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”

W. Feather

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“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”

W. Feather

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“We are here on Earth to do good for others. What the others are here for, I do not know.”

W. H. Auden

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“Laugh, and the world laughs with you. But you know most of them didn’t get the joke in the first place, the lying weasels.”

Wade Kwon

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“All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

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“I like to walk up to people, say, ‘Merry Christmas!’ then punch them in the nose, hard. *That’s* the gift that keeps on giving, ’cause man, that nose just keeps on hurting.”

Walter Means

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“It is better to be approximately right than precisely wrong.”

Warren Buffet

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“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

Will Rogers

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“The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.”

William Conner Magee

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“I am honored today to begin my first term as the Governor of Baltimore — that is, Maryland.”

William Donald Schaefer, first inaugural address

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“Apparently men can be cured of drugs, drink, gambling, biting his nails and picking his nose, but not of marrying.”

William Faulkner

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“Face what you think you believe and you will be surprised.”

William Hale White

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“The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.”

William James

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“We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.”

William James

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“Nobody ever accused me of being a nice guy. Damn! The *one* time I could plead guilty and avoid a lengthy stay in the slammer!”

William N. Fordes

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“Absence makes the heart grow fonder.”

William Shakespeare

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“Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.”

William Shakespeare

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“He took the bride about the neck and kissed her lips with such a clamorous smack that at the parting all the church did echo.”

William Shakespeare

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“I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking; so full of valor that they smote the air, for breathing in their faces, beat the ground for kissing of their feet.”

William Shakespeare

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“I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.”

William Shakespeare

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“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”

William Shakespeare

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“In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.”

William Shakespeare

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“Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, but still remember what the Lord hath done.”

William Shakespeare

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“Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet.”

William Shakespeare

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“Men of few words are the best men.”

William Shakespeare

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“Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south.”

William Shakespeare

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“She’s gone. I am abused, and my relief must be to loathe her.”

William Shakespeare

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“This above all: to thine own self be true.”

William Shakespeare (Hamlet)

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“The object of art is to give life a shape.”

William Shakespeare

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“The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease.”

William Shakespeare

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“This is the excellent foppery of the world: that when we are sick in fortune – often the surfeits of our own behavior – we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and stars, as if we were villains on necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, and treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star!”

William Shakespeare

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“To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days.”

William Shakespeare

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“We that are true lovers run into strange capers.”

William Shakespeare

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“When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony.”

William Shakespeare

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“I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words Bother me.”

Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne

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“A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.”

Winston Churchill

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“Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.”

Winston Churchill

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“Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.”

Winston Churchill

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“Don’t talk to me about naval tradition. It’s nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.”

Winston Churchill

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“I have never accepted what many people have kindly said-namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.”

Winston Churchill

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“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”

Winston Churchill

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“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

Winston Churchill

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“In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.”

Winston Churchill

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“It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.”

Winston Churchill

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“It is all right to rat, but you can’t re-rat.”

Winston Churchill

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“Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never, never – in nothing great or small, large or petty. Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.”

Winston Churchill

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“No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.”

Winston Churchill

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“No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism.”

Winston Churchill

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“Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.”

Winston Churchill

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“Seldom have so few done so much for so many.”

Winston Churchill

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“The price of greatness is responsibility.”

Winston Churchill

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“They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.”

Winston Churchill

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“We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm.”

Winston Churchill

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“We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.”

Winston Churchill

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“We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and the oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.”

Winston Churchill

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“Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning.”

Winston Churchill

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“The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.”

Witter Bynner

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“I not only use all the brains I have but all that I can borrow.”

Woodrow Wilson

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“The history of liberty is the limitation of government power.”

Woodrow Wilson

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