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  1. Let them hate, so long as they fear.
       -- Lucius Accius

  2. Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated and this was an immutable law.
       -- James Baldwin

  3. Hatred is self-punishment.
       -- Hosea Ballou

  4. There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  5. Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
       -- Buddha

  6. Hatred is the madness of the heart.
       -- Lord Byron

  7. Hatred is by far the longest pleasure;
    Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
       -- Lord Byron

  8. Hatred is settled anger.
       -- Cicero

  9. Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
    Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
       -- William Congreve

  10. Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who fears noises.
       -- Cyril Connolly

  11. Hatred is like fire -- it makes even light rubbish deadly.
       -- George Eliot

  12. A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  13. It's a sign of your own worth sometimes if you are hated by the right people.
       -- Miles Franklin

  14. He that fears you present will hate you absent.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  15. I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
       -- Zsa Zsa Gabor

  16. It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
       -- André Gide

  17. National hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture.
       -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  18. If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
       -- Herman Hesse

  19. Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
       -- Eric Hoffer

  20. Great hate follows great love.
       -- Irish Proverb

  21. Don't hate, it's too big a burden to bear.
       -- Martin Luther King, Sr.

  22. When our hatred is violent, it sinks us even beneath those we hate.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  23. A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.
       -- Archibald MacLeish

  24. Hate is all a lie, there is no truth in hate.
       -- Kathleen Norris

  25. Who can refute a sneer?
       -- William Paley

  26. Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body.
       -- Cesar Pavese

  27. Hatreds are the cinders of affection.
       -- Sir Walter Ralegh

  28. We love without reason, and without reason we hate.
       -- jean-Francois Regnard

  29. In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.
       -- Mary Renault

  30. Like the greatest virtue and the worst dogs, the fiercest hatred is silent.
       -- Jean Paul Richter

  31. To hate fatigues.
       -- Jean Rostand

  32. Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.
       -- Bertrand Russel

  33. Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control.
       -- Arnold Schopenhauer

  34. Whom they have injured, they also hate.
       -- Seneca

  35. Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  36. The hatred of those who are near to us is most violent.
       -- Tacitus

  37. I shall never permit myself to stoop so low as to hate any man.
       -- Booker T. Washington

  38. You cannot hate other people without hating your self.
       -- Oprah Winfrey

  39. Hate is not a good counselor.
       -- Victoria Wolff


  1. He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
       -- Arabian Proverb

  2. There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
       -- Josh Billings

  3. To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.
       -- Francis Bowen

  4. I consider myself an expert on love, sex, and health. Without health you can have very little of the other two.
       -- Barbara Cartland

  5. Thousands and thousands of people have studied disease. Almost nno one has studied health.
       -- Adelle Davis

  6. Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.
       -- De Saint-Real

  7. I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.
       -- Louise Erdrich

  8. Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell.
       -- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

  9. Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage the shorter the trip.
       -- E. Glasgow

  10. The body never lies.
       -- Martha Graham

  11. The healthy die first.
       -- Italian Proverb

  12. If you want to live, you must walk. If you want to live long, you must run.
       -- J. Navik

  13. It is a wearisome disease to preserve health by too strict a regimen.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  14. Illness is a great leveler. At its touch, the artificial distinctions of society vanish away. People in a hospital are just people.
       -- M. Thorek

  15. For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
       -- Lily Tomlin

  16. The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
       -- Mark Twain

  17. The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
       -- Voltaire


  1. Two things are bad for the heart--running up stairs and running down people.
       -- Bernard M. Baruch

  2. The head learns new things, but the heart forever more practices old experiences.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  3. The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  4. There is no instinct like that of the heart.
       -- Lord Byron

  5. The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
       -- Jacques Bénigne Bossuel

  6. The heart seldom feels what the mouth expresses.
       -- Jean Galoert de Campistron

  7. The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.
       -- Willa Cather

  8. The world either breaks or hardens the heart.
       -- Nicolas Chamfort

  9. If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
       -- Confucius

  10. Nobody has ever measured, not even the poets, how much a heart can hold.
       -- Zelda Fitzgerald

  11. The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of the wise man is in his heart.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  12. The nearest to my heart are a king without a kingdom and a poor man who does not know how to beg.
       -- Khalil Gibran

  13. It is easier to knaw through bone
    Than the hide of the heart.
       -- Diane Glancy

  14. What we have most to fear is failure of the heart.
       -- Sonia Johnson

  15. I think hearts are very much like glasses--if they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time.
       -- L.E. Landon

  16. The heart is forever making the head its fool.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  17. The logic of the heart is absurd.
       -- Julie de Lespinasse

  18. As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft.
       -- H. L. Mencken

  19. Wealth and want equally harden the human heart.
       -- Theodore Parker

  20. My heart is like a singing bird.
       -- Christina Rossetti

  21. Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.
       -- Jean Jacques Rousseau

  22. Always there remain portions of our heart into which no one is able to enter, invite them as we may.
       -- Mary Dixon Thayer


  1. To get to heaven, turn right and keep straight.
       -- Anon.

  2. Good Americans, when they die, go to Paris.
       -- Thomas G. Appleton

  3. . . . when bad Americans die, they go to America.
       -- Oscar Wilde

  4. Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  5. To be with God.
       -- Confucius

  6. Heaven without good society cannot be heaven.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  7. The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
       -- Thomas Hardy

  8. The few men who have managed to reach heaven must be terribly spoiled by this time.
       -- Ed Howe

  9. What a pity the only way to heaven is in a hearse.
       -- Stanislaw J. Lec

  10. On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
       -- Jules Renard

  11. What a man misses mostly in heaven is company.
       -- Mark Twain

  12. I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell--you see, I have friends in both places.
       -- Mark Twain

  13. Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
       -- Mark Twain

  14. I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my Puritaan inheritance, I suppose.
       -- Elinor Wylie


  1. Heaven for climate, hell for company.
       -- James M. Barrie

  2. Hell, madame, is to love no longer.
       -- Georges Bernanos

  3. The wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous to reach heaven.
       -- Josh Billings

  4. An apology for the Devil -- it must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
       -- Samuel Butler

  5. Hell is truth seen too late--duty neglected in its season.
       -- Tryon Edwards

  6. The road to hell is thick with taxicabs.
       -- Don Herold

  7. There may be some doubt about hell beyond the grave but there is no doubt about there being one on this side of it.
       -- Ed Howe

  8. Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.
       -- Aldous Huxley

  9. The safest road to Hell is the gradual one -- the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
       -- C. S. Lewis

  10. The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
       -- Karl Marx

  11. If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.
       -- Thomas Merton

  12. The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato -- the only good belonging to him is underground.
       -- Thomas Overbury

  13. It is inded a desirable thing to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
       -- Plutarch

  14. To be in hell is to drift; to be in heaven is to steer.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  15. A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  16. It doesn't matter what they preach, Of high or low degree; The old Hell of the Bible Is hell enough for me.
       -- Frank L. Stanton

  17. If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses.
       -- William A. Sunday

  18. I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
       -- Harry S. Truman

  19. The only people I know who still believe in hell are the ones who had the proper kind of upbringing.
       -- Mark Twain

  20. Hell is indefinite.
       -- Charles Williams


  1. A genealogist is one who traces your family back as far as your money will go.
       -- Anon.

  2. The cuckoo lays her eggs in another bird's nest; it may be hatched among blackbirds or robins or thrushes, but it is always a cuckoo. A man cannot deliver himself from his ancestors.
       -- Amelia E. Barr

  3. Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traitsin our forebears. It seems to absolve us.
       -- Van Wyck Brooks

  4. Heredity is nothing but stored environment.
       -- Luther Burbank

  5. A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
       -- Samuel Butler

  6. A man finds room in a few square inches of his face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  7. He who is anxious for the death of another has a long rope to pull.
       -- French Proverb

  8. Heredity is an omnibus in which all our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them puts his head out and embarrasses us.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  9. It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  10. Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
       -- Johann Caspar Lavater

  11. One of the best things people could do for their descendents would be to sharply limit the number of them.
       -- Olin Miller

  12. When I want a peerage, I shall buy one like an honest man.
       -- Lord Northcliffe

  13. The best blood will sometimes get into a fool or a mosquito.
       -- Austin O'Malley

  14. Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
       -- Voltaire

  15. A man's rootage is more important than his leafage.
       -- Woodrow Wilson


  1. A little help is worth a great deal of pity.
       -- Anon.

  2. He that will not give some portion of his ease, his blood, his wealth, for others' good, is a poor, frozen churl.
       -- Joanna Baillie

  3. Everyone needs help from everyone.
       -- Bertolt Brecht

  4. When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.
       -- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

  5. Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life's blood. But everyone has something to give.
       -- Barbara Bush

  6. To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark of a Christian -- to help them is.
       -- Frank A. Clark

  7. make yourself necessary to somebody.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  8. Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
       -- Henry Ford

  9. Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
       -- Giuseppe Garibaldi

  10. Help your brother's boat across and your own will reach the shore.
       -- Hindu Proverb

  11. Light is the task where many share the toil.
       -- Homer

  12. He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
       -- Robert Green Ingersoll

  13. Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
       -- Joseph Joubert

  14. Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
       -- George MacDonald

  15. God helps them that help themselves.
       -- Proverb

  16. In about the same degree that you are helpful, you will be happy.
       -- Karl Reiland

  17. Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.
       -- John Ruskin

  18. The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
       -- Walter Scott

  19. You have not lived a perfect day, even though you have earned your money, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
       -- Ruth Smeltzer

  20. If you're in trouble, or hurt or need--go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help--the only ones.
       -- John Steinbeck

  21. To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
       -- Mother Teresa

  22. No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions -- he had money too.
       -- Margaret Thatcher

  23. Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.
       -- Vauvenargues

  24. Provision for others is a fundamental responsibility of human life.
       -- Woodrow Wilson

  25. If you ever need a helping hand you'll find one at the end of your arm.
       -- Yiddish Proverb

    Heroes / Heroism

  1. Hero-worship is mostly idol gossip.
       -- Anon.

  2. The brave man is not he who feels no fear,
    For that were stupid and irrational;
    But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues,
    And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.
       -- Joanna Baillie

  3. I am my own heroine.
       -- Marie Bashkirtseff

  4. The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  5. Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.
       -- Calvin Coolidge

  6. No man is a hero to his valet.
       -- Anne-Marie Bigot de Cornuel

  7. Every hero becomes a bore at last.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  8. A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  9. Self-trust is the essence of heroism.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  10. Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
       -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

  11. Most American heroes of the Revolutionary period are by now two men, the actual man and the romantic image. Some are even three men -- the actual man, the image, and the debunked remains.
       -- Esther Forbes

  12. The best teachers of humanity are the lives of great men.
       -- Charles H. Fowler

  13. To bear other people's afflictions, everyone has courage and enough to spare.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  14. People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
       -- Oliver Goldsmith

  15. When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
       -- Heinrich Heine

  16. As you get older, it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
       -- Ernest Hemingway

  17. In a truly heroic life there is no preadventure. It is always doing or dying.
       -- R.D. Hitchcock

  18. You don't manage people, you manage things. You lead people.
       -- Admiral Grace Hooper

  19. A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
       -- Ed Howe

  20. It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
       -- Sister Elizabeth Kenny

  21. The law has no power over heroes.
       -- Charlotte Lennox

  22. Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don't know how far we can go.
       -- Bernard Malamud

  23. In war, the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
       -- H. L. Mencken

  24. I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
       -- Wilson Mizner

  25. Calculation never made a hero.
       -- John Henry Newman

  26. Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.
       -- Carol Pearson

  27. Kill reverence, and you have killed the hero in a man.
       -- Edward Rand

  28. All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.
       -- Sally Ride

  29. We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
       -- Will Rogers

  30. The main thing about being a hero is to know when to die.
       -- Will Rogers

  31. Being a hero is about the shortest lived profession on earth.
       -- Will Rogers

  32. Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
       -- Jean Jacques Rousseau

  33. The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone, the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  34. Hero worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
       -- Herbert Spencer


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