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    - V -
  1. Fortune favors the bold.

  2. Each man is led by his own liking.

  3. Fortune is a great deceiver. She sells very dear the things she seems to give us.
      Vincent Voiture

  4. Le sens commun n'est pas si commun
    (Common sense is not so common)

  5. It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

  6. Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

    - W -
  7. The pessimist complains about the wind;
    The optimist expects it to change;
    The realist adjusts the sails.
      William Arthur Ward

  8. Associate with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; it is better to be alone than in bad company.
      George Washington

  9. The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer.
      Thomas J. Watson

  10. Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
      H.G. Wells

  11. It matters not how many fish are in the sea . . . if you don't have any bait on your hook.
      Dial West

  12. Everything important has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
      Alfred North Whitehead

  13. A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
      Oscar Wilde

  14. Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
      Oscar Wilde

  15. We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
      Bern Williams

  16. Not doing more than average is what keeps the average down.
      William Winans

  17. No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness.
      --Mary Wollstonecraft

  18. Ability is a poor man's wealth.
      M. Wren

  19. Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down.
      John D. Wright

    - Z -
  20. There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something, we'd all love one another.
      --Frank Zappa

  21. Every obnoxious act is a cry for help.
      Zig Ziglar

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