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Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
William Winter on ambition

Of what one cannot speak of that one must keep silent.
Ludwig Wittgenstan on silence

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
William E. Borah on government

We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on love

The tendency to believe that things never change, the inertia of daily existence, is a staple of living. It has always been a delusion.
Donald Allen Wollheim on change

We should never ever doubt what nobody is sure about.
Willy Wonka on doubt

We are thu music makers, the dreamers of dreams.
Willy Wonka on dreams

Marriage is just legalized prostitution. Any man who says he hasn't paid for sex, has never been married!
Jessica Wood on marriage

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia Woolf on beauty

The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
William Wordsworth on kindness

What is pride? A whizzing rocket that would emulate a star.
William Wordsworth on pride

Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
William Wordsworth on wisdom

Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
Frank Lloyd Wright on american

Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.
Steven Wright on animals

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.
Woodrow Wyatt on love

Go, go to your business, I say, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
William Wycherley on business

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