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Van Wyck Brooks

Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.

Victor Hugo

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.


They are able because they think they are able.


Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of Mary Sarton is simply a loss of energy.

W. Robertson Nicoll

It may be true that a touch of indifference is the safest foundation on which to build a lasting and delicate friendship.

Walt Disney

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walter Kemp

The best thing about growing older is that it takes such a long time.

Walter Lippmann

It requires widsom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

William Blake

No birds soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

William H. Davis

The more help a person has in his garden, the less it belongs to him.

William Longgood

Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.

William Rotsler

How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.

William Thayer Shedd

A ship in the harbor is safe but that”s not what ships are built for.

Winston Churchill

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

Woodrow Wilson

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand.

Woody Harrelson

A grownup is a child with layers on.

Yogi Berra

If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.

Yuygoslav Proverb

He is not an honest man who has burned his tongue and does not tell the company that the soup is hot.