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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.

Greediness bursts to Hast du im Thal

Greediness bursts the bag.Proverb.

Greedy folk hae lang airms.Scotch Proverb.

Greedy misers rail at sordid misers.Helvetius.

Greek architecture is the flowering of geometry.Emerson.

Greek art, and all other art, is fine when it makes a man’s face as like a man’s face as it can.Ruskin.

Greif’ nicht leicht in ein Wespennest, Doch wenn du greifst, so stehe fest—Attack not thoughtlessly a wasp’s nest, but if you do, stand fast.M. Claudius.

Greife schnell zum Augenblicke, nur die Gegenwart ist dein—Quickly seize the moment: only the present is thine.Körner.

Grex totus in agris / Unius scabie cadit—The entire flock in the fields dies of the disease introduced by one.Juvenal.

Grex venalium—A venal pack.Suetonius.

Grey hairs are wisdom—if you hold your tongue; / Speak—and they are but hairs, as in the young.Philo.

Grief best is pleased with grief’s society.Shakespeare.

Grief boundeth where it falls, / Not with an empty hollowness, but weight.Richard II., i. 2.

Grief divided is made lighter.Proverb.

Grief fills the room up of my absent child, / Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me; / Puts on his pretty look, repeats his words, / Remembers me of all his gracious parts, / Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form: Then have I reason to be fond of grief.King John, iii. 4.

Grief finds some ease by him that like doth bear.Spenser.

Grief hallows hearts, even while it ages heads.Bailey.

Grief has its time.Johnson.

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can, and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.Lamartine.

Grief is a species of idleness, and the necessity of attention to the present, preserves us from being lacerated and devoured by sorrow for the past.Dr. Johnson.

Grief is a stone that bears one down, but two bear it lightly.W. Hauff.

Grief is only the memory of widowed affection.James Martineau.

Grief is proud and makes his owner stout.King John, iii. 1.

Grief is so far from retrieving a loss that it makes it greater; but the way to lessen it is by a comparison with others’ losses.Wycherley.

Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.Disraeli.

Grief is the culture of the soul; it is the true fertiliser.Mme. de Girardin.

Grief, like a tree, has tears for its fruit.Philemon.

Grief makes one hour ten.Richard II., i. 3.

Grief or misfortune seems to be indispensable to the development of intelligence, energy, and virtue.Fearon.

Grief sharpens the understanding and strengthens the soul, whereas joy seldom troubles itself about the former, and makes the latter either effeminate or frivolous.F. Schubert.

Grief should be / Like joy, majestic, equable, sedate, / Conforming, cleansing, raising, making free.Aubrey de Vere (the younger).

Grief should be the instructor of the wise; / Sorrow is knowledge: they who know the most / Must mourn the deepest o’er the fatal truth, / The Tree of Knowledge is not that of Life.Byron.

Grief still treads upon the heels of Pleasure.Congreve.

Grief, which disposes gentle natures to retirement, to inaction, and to meditation, only makes restless spirits more restless.Macaulay.

Griefs assured are felt before they come.Dryden.

Grim-visaged war hath smooth’d his wrinkled front…. He capers nimbly in a lady’s chamber, / To the lascivious pleasing of a lute.Richard III., i. 1.

Grind the faces of the poor.Bible.

Gross and vulgar minds will always pay a higher respect to wealth than to talent; for wealth, although it is a far less efficient source of power than talent, happens to be far more intelligible.Colton.

Gross Diligenz und klein Conscienz macht reich—Great industry and little conscience make one rich.German Proverb.

Gross ist, wer Feinde tapfer uberwand; / Doch grösser ist, wer sie gewonnen—Great is he who has bravely vanquished his enemies, but greater is he who has gained them.Seume.

Gross kann man sich im Glück, erhaben nur im Unglück zeigen—One may show himself great in good fortune, but exalted only in bad.Schiller. (?)

Gross und leer, wie das Heidelberger Fass—Big and empty, like the Heidelberg tun.German Proverb.

Grosse Leidenschaften sind Krankheiten ohne Hoffnung; was sie heilen könnte, macht sie erst recht gefährlich—Great passions are incurable diseases; what might heal them is precisely that which makes them so dangerous.Goethe.

Grosse Seelen dulden still—Great souls endure in silence.Schiller.

Grosser Herren Leute lassen sich was bedünken—Great people’s servants think themselves of no small consequence.German Proverb.

Grudge not another what you canna get yoursel’.Scotch Proverb.

Grudge not one against another.St. James.

Guardalo ben, guardalo tutto / L’uom senza danar quanto è brutto—Watch him well, watch him closely; the man without money, how worthless he is!Italian Proverb.

Guardati da aceto di vin dolce—Beware of the vinegar of sweet wine.Italian Proverb.

Guardati da chi non ha che perdere—Beware of him who has nothing to lose.Italian Proverb.

Guardati dall’ occasione, e ti guarderà / Dio da peccati—Keep yourself from opportunities, and God will keep you from sins.Italian Proverb.

Guards from outward harms are sent; / Ills from within thy reason must prevent.Dryden.

Guard well thy thought; / Our thoughts are heard in heaven.Young.

Gude advice is ne’er out o’ season.Scotch Proverb.

Gude bairns are eith to lear—i.e., easy to teach.Scotch Proverb.

Gude breeding and siller mak’ our sons gentlemen.Scotch Proverb.

Gude claes (clothes) open a’ doors.Scotch Proverb.

Gude folk are scarce, tak’ care o’ ane.Scotch Proverb.

Gude foresight furthers the wark.Scotch Proverb.

Gude wares mak’ a quick market.Scotch Proverb.

Guds Raadkammer har ingen Nögle—To God’s council-chamber we have no key.Danish Proverb.

Guenille, si l’on veut; ma guenille m’est chère—Call it a rag, if you please; my rag is dear to me.Molière.

Guerra al cuchillo—War to the knife.Spanish.

Guerra cominciata, inferno scatinato—War begun, hell let loose.Italian Proverb.

Guerre à mort—War to the death.French.

Guerre à outrance—War of extermination; war to the uttermost.French.

Guerre aux châteaux, paix aux chaumières!—War to the castles, peace to the cottages!French.

Guessing is missing (the point).Dutch Proverb.

Guilt is a spiritual Rubicon.Jane Porter.

Guilt is ever at a loss, and confusion waits upon it.Congreve.

Guilt is the source of sorrow; ’tis the fiend, / Th’ avenging fiend that follows us behind / With whips and stings.Rowe.

Guilt, though it may attain temporal splendour, can never confer real happiness.Scott.

Guiltiness will speak, though tongues were out of use.Othello, v. 1.

Guilty consciences make men cowards.Vanbrugh.

Gunpowder is the emblem of politic revenge, for it biteth first and barketh afterwards; the bullet being at the mark before the noise is heard, so that it maketh a noise not by way of warning, but of triumph.Fuller.

Gunpowder makes all men alike tall…. Hereby at last is the Goliath powerless and the David resistless; savage animalism is nothing, inventive spiritualism is all.Carlyle.

Gustatus est sensus ex omnibus maxime voluptarius—The sense of taste is the most exquisite of all.Cicero.

Gut Gewissen ist ein sanftes Ruhekissen—A good conscience is a soft pillow.German Proverb.

Gut verloren, etwas verloren; / Ehre verloren, viel verloren; / Mut verloren, alles verloren—Wealth lost, something lost; honour lost, much lost; courage lost, all lost.Goethe.

Güte bricht einem kein Bein—Kindness breaks no one’s bones.German Proverb.

Guter Rath kommt über Nacht—Good counsel comes over-night.German Proverb.

Guter Rath lässt sich geben, aber gute Sitte nicht—Good advice may be given, but manners not.Turkish Proverb.

Gutes aus Gutem, das kann jedweder Verständige bilden; / Aber der Genius ruft Gutes aus Schlechtem hervor—Good out of good is what every man of intellect can fashion, but it takes genius to evoke good out of bad.Schiller.

Gutes und Böses kommt unerwartet dem Menschen; / Auch verkündet, glauben wir’s nicht—Good and evil come unexpected to man; even if foretold, we believe it not.Goethe.

Gutta cavat lapidem, consumitur annulus usu, / Et teritur pressa vomer aduncus humo—The drop hollows the stone, the ring is worn by use, and the crooked ploughshare is frayed away by the pressure of the earth.Ovid.

Gutta cavat lapidem non vi, sed sæpe cadendo—The drop hollows the stone not by force, but by continually falling.Proverb.

Gutta fortunæ præ dolio sapientiæ—A drop of good fortune rather than a cask of wisdom.Proverb.

Ha! lass dich den Teufel bei einem Haar fassen, und du bist sein auf ewig—Ha! let the devil seize thee by a hair, and thou art his for ever.Lessing.

Ha! welche Lust, Soldat zu sein—Ah! what a pleasure it is to be a soldier.Boieldieu.

Hab’ mich nie mit Kleinigkeiten abgegeben—I have never occupied myself with trifles.Schiller.

“Habe gehabt,” ist ein armer Mann—“I have had,” is a poor man.German Proverb.

Habeas corpus—A writ to deliver one from prison, and show reason for his detention, with a view to judge of its justice, lit. you may have the body.Law.

Habeas corpus ad prosequendum—You may bring up the body for the purpose of prosecution.Law Writ.

Habeas corpus ad respondendum—You may bring up the body to make answer.Law Writ.

Habeas corpus ad satisfaciendum—You may bring up the body to satisfy.Law Writ.

Habemus confitentem reum—We have the confession of the accused.Law.

Habemus luxuriam atque avaritiam, publice egestatem, privatim opulentiam—We have luxury and avarice, but as a people poverty, and in private opulence.Cato in Sallust.

Habent insidias hominis blanditiæ mali—Under the fair words of a bad man there lurks some treachery.Phædrus.

Habent sua fata libelli—Books have their destinies.Horace.

Habeo senectuti magnam gratiam, quæ mihi sermonis aviditatem auxit—I owe it to old age, that my relish for conversation is so increased.Cicero.

Habere derelictui rem suam—To neglect one’s affairs.Aulus Gellius.

Habere et dispertire—To have and to distribute.

Habere facias possessionem—You shall cause to take possession.Law Writ.

Habere, non haberi—To hold, not to be held.

Habet aliquid ex iniquo omne magnum exemplum, quod contra singulos, utilitate publica rependitur—Every great example of punishment has in it some tincture of injustice, but the wrong to individuals is compensated by the promotion of the public good.Tacitus.

Habet iracundia hoc mali, non vult regi—There is in anger this evil, that it will not be controlled.Seneca.

Habet salem—He has wit; he is a wag.

Habit and imitation are the source of all working and all apprenticeship, of all practice and all learning, in this world.Carlyle.

Habit gives endurance, and fatigue is the best nightcap.Kincaid.

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.St. Augustine.

Habit is a cable. We weave a thread of it every day, and at last we cannot break it.Horace Mann.

Habit is a second nature, which destroys the first.Pascal.

Habit is necessary to give power.Hazlitt.

Habit is ten times nature.Wellington.

Habit is the deepest law of human nature.Carlyle.

Habit is the purgatory in which we suffer for our past sins.George Eliot.

Habit is too arbitrary a master for my liking.Lavater.

Habit, with its iron sinews, clasps and leads us day by day.Lamartine.

Habits are at first cobwebs, at last cables.Proverb.

Habits (of virtue) are formed by acts of reason in a persevering struggle through temptation.Bernard Gilpin.

Habits leave their impress upon the mind, even after they are given up.Spurgeon.

Habitual intoxication is the epitome of every crime.Douglas Jerrold.

Hablar sin pensar es tirar sin encarar—Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim.Spanish Proverb.

Hac mercede placet—I accept the terms.

Hac sunt in fossa Bedæ venerabilis ossa—In this grave lie the bones of the Venerable Bede.Inscription on Bede’s tomb.

Hac urget lupus, hac canis—On one side a wolf besets you, on the other a dog.Horace.

Hactenus—Thus far.

Had Cæsar or Cromwell changed countries, the one might have been a sergeant and the other an exciseman.Goldsmith.

Had God meant me to be different, He would have created me different.Goethe.

Had I but serv’d my God with half the zeal / I serv’d my king, He would not in mine age / Have left me naked to mine enemies.Henry VIII., iii. 2.

Had I succeeded well, I had been reckoned amongst the wise; so ready are we to judge from the event.Euripides.

Had not God made this world, and death too, it were an insupportable place.Carlyle.

Had religion been a mere chimæra, it would long ago have been extinct; were it susceptible of a definite formula, that formula would long ago have been discovered.Renan.

Had sigh’d to many, though he loved but one.Byron.

Had we never loved sae kindly, / Had we never loved sae blindly, / Never met or never parted, / We had ne’er been broken-hearted!Burns.

Hæ nugæ seria ducent / In mala—These trifles will lead to serious mischief.Horace.

Hæ tibi erunt artes, pacisque imponere morem, / Parcere subjectis et debellare superbos—These shall be thy arts, to lay down the law of peace, to spare the conquered, and to subdue the proud.Virgil.

Hae you gear (goods), or hae you nane, / Tine (lose) heart, and a’s gane.Scotch Proverb.

Hæc a te non multum abludit imago—This picture bears no small resemblance to yourself.Horace.

Hæc amat obscurum; volet hæc sub luce videri, / Judicis argutum quæ non formidat acumen; Hæc placuit semel; hæc decies repetita placebit—One (poem) courts the shade; another, not afraid of the critic’s keen eye, chooses to be seen in a strong light; the one pleases but once, the other will still please if ten times repeated.Horace.

Hæc brevis est nostrorum summa malorum—Such is the short sum of our evils.Ovid.

Hæc ego mecum / Compressis agito labris; ubi quid datur oti, / Illudo chartis—These things I revolve by myself with compressed lips. When I have any leisure, I amuse myself with my writings.Horace.

Hæc est condicio vivendi, aiebat, eoque / Responsura tuo nunquam est par fama labori—“Such is the lot of life,” he said, “and so your merits will never receive their due meed of praise.”Horace.

Hæc generi incrementa fides—This fidelity will bring new glory to our race.Motto.

Hæc olim meminisse juvabit—It will be a joy to us to recall this, some day.Virgil.

Hæc omnia transeunt—All these things pass away.Motto.

Hæc perinde sunt, ut illius animus, qui ea possidet. / Qui uti scit, ei bona, illi qui non utitur recte, mala—These things are exactly according to the disposition of him who possesses them. To him who knows how to use them, they are blessings; to him who does not use them aright, they are evils.Terence.

Hæc prima lex in amicitia sanciatur, ut neque rogemus res turpes, nec faciamus rogati—Be this the first law established in friendship, that we neither ask of others what is dishonourable, nor ourselves do it when asked.Cicero.

Hæc scripsi non otii abundantia, sed amoris erga te—I have written this, not as having abundance of leisure, but out of love for you.Cicero.

Hæc studia adolescentiam alunt, senectutem oblectant, secundas res ornant, adversis solatium ac perfugium præbent, delectant domi, non impediunt foris, pernoctant nobiscum, peregrinantur, rusticantur—These studies are the food of youth and the consolation of old age; they adorn prosperity and are the comfort and refuge of adversity; they are pleasant at home and are no encumbrance abroad; they accompany us at night, in our travels, and in our rural retreats.Cicero.

Hæc studia oblectant—These studies are our delight.Motto.

Hæc sunt jucundi causa cibusque mali—These things are at once the cause and food of this delicious malady.Ovid.

Hæc vivendi ratio mihi non convenit—This mode of living does not suit me.Cicero.

Hæredis fletus sub persona risus est—The weeping of an heir is laughter under a mask.Proverb.

Hæreditas nunquam ascendit—The right of inheritance never lineally ascends.Law.

Hæres jure repræsentationis—An heir by right of representation.Law.

Hæres legitimus est quem nuptiæ demonstrant—He is the lawful heir whom marriage points out as such.Law.

Hæret lateri lethalis arundo—The fatal shaft sticks deep in her side.Virgil.

Halb sind sie kalt, Halb sind sie roh—Half of them are without heart, half without culture.Goethe.

Half a house is half a hell.German Proverb.

Half a loaf is better than no bread.Proverb.

Half a man’s wisdom goes with his courage.Emerson.

Half a word fixed upon, or near, the spot is worth a cartload of recollection.Gray to Palgrave.

Half the ease of life oozes away through the leaks of unpunctuality.Anonymous.

Half the gossip of society would perish if the books that are truly worth reading were but read.George Dawson.

Half the ills we hoard within our hearts are ills because we hoard them.Barry Cornwall.

Half the logic of misgovernment lies in this one sophistical dilemma: if the people are turbulent, they are unfit for liberty; if they are quiet, they do not want liberty.Macaulay.

Half-wits greet each other.Gaelic Proverb.

Hältst du Natur getreu im Augenmerk, / Frommt jeder tüchtige Meister dir: / Doch klammerst du dich blos an Menschenwerk, / Wird alles, was du schaffst, Manier—If you keep Nature faithfully in view, the example of every thorough master will be of service to you; but if you merely cling to human work, all that you do will be but mannerism.Geibel.

Hanc personam induisti, agenda est—You have assumed this part, and you must act it out.Seneca.

Hanc veniam petimusque damusque vicissim—We both expect this privilege, and give it in return.Horace.

Hands that the rod of empire might have sway’d, / Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre.Gray.

Handsome is that handsome does.Proverb.

Handsomeness is the more animal excellence, beauty the more imaginative.Hare.

Häng’ an die grosse Glocke nicht / Was jemand im Vertrauen spricht—Blaze not abroad to others what any one confides to you in secret.Claudius.

Hang a thief when he’s young, and he’ll no steal when he’s auld.Scotch Proverb.

Hang constancy! you know too much of the world to be constant, sure.Fielding.

Hang sorrow! care will kill a cat, / And therefore let’s be merry.G. Wither.

Hänge nicht alles auf einen Nagel—Hang not all on one nail.German Proverb.

Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.Mer. of Ven., ii. 9.

Hannibal ad portas—Hannibal is at the gates.Cicero.

Hap and mishap govern the world.Proverb.

Happiest they of human race, / To whom God has granted grace / To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, / To lift the latch and force the way; / And better had they ne’er been born, / Who read to doubt, or read to scorn.Scott.

Happily to steer / From grave to gay, from lively to severe.Pope.

Happiness consists in activity; it is a running stream, and not a stagnant pool.J. M. Good.

Happiness depends not on the things, but on the taste.La Rochefoucauld.

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked up in strangers’ galleries.Douglas Jerrold.

Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.Goethe.

Happiness is a chimæra and suffering a reality.Schopenhauer.

Happiness is “a tranquil acquiescence under an agreeable delusion.”Quoted by Sterne.

Happiness is but a dream, and sorrow a reality.Voltaire.

Happiness is deceitful as the calm that precedes the hurricane, smooth as the water on the verge of the cataract, and beautiful as the rainbow, that smiling daughter of the storm.Arliss’ Lit. Col.

Happiness is like the mirage in the desert; she tantalises us with a delusion that distance creates and that contiguity destroys.Arliss’ Lit. Col.

Happiness is like the statue of Isis, whose veil no mortal ever raised.Landor.

Happiness is matter of opinion, of fancy, in fact, but it must amount to conviction, else it is nothing.Chamfort.

Happiness is neither within us nor without us; it is the union of ourselves with God.Pascal.

Happiness is nothing but the conquest of God through love.Amiel.

Happiness is only evident to us by deliverance from evil.Nicole.

Happiness is the fine and gentle rain which penetrates the soul, but which afterwards gushes forth in springs of tears.M. de Guérin.

Happiness is unrepealed pleasure.Socrates.

Happiness lies first of all in health.G. W. Curtis.

Happiness, like Juno, is a goddess in pursuit, but a cloud in possession, deified by those who cannot enjoy her, and despised by those who can.Arliss’ Lit. Col.

Happiness never lays its fingers on its pulse.A. Smith.

Happiness springs not from a large fortune, but temperate habits and simple wishes. Riches increase not by increase of the supply of want, but by decrease of the sense of it,—the minimum of it being the maximum of them.James Wood.

Happiness, that grand mistress of ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.Arliss’ Lit. Col.

Happiness travels incognita to keep a private assignation with contentment, and to partake of a tête-à-tête and a dinner of herbs in a cottage.Arliss’ Lit. Col.

Happiness, when unsought, is often found, and when unexpected, often obtained; while those who seek her the most diligently fail the most, because they seek her where she is not.Arliss’ Lit. Col.

Happy are they that hear their detractions, and can put them to mending.Much Ado, ii. 3.

Happy child! the cradle is still to thee an infinite space; once grown into a man, and the boundless world will be too small to thee.Schiller.

Happy contractedness of youth, nay, of mankind in general, that they think neither of the high nor the deep, of the true nor the false, but only of what is suited to their own conceptions.Goethe.

Happy he for whom a kind heavenly sun brightens the ring of necessity into a ring of duty.Carlyle.

Happy he that can abandon everything by which his conscience is defiled or burdened.Thomas à Kempis.

Happy in that we are not over-happy; / On Fortune’s cap we are not the very button.Hamlet, ii. 2.

Happy is he who soon discovers the chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers.Goethe.

Happy is that house and blessed is that congregation where Martha still complains of Mary.S. Bern.

Happy he whose last hour strikes in the midst of his children.Grillparzer.

Happy is he that is happy in his children.Proverb.

Happy is he to whom his business itself becomes a puppet, who at length can play with it, and amuse himself with what his situation makes his duty.Goethe.

Happy is the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.Hare.

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.Emerson.

Happy is the man who can endure the highest and the lowest fortune. He who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity has deprived misfortune of its power.Seneca.

Happy is the man whose father went to the devil.Proverb.

Happy lowly clown! / Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown!2 Henry IV., iii. 1.

Happy men are full of the present, for its bounty suffices them; and wise men also, for its duties engage them. Our grand business undoubtedly is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.Carlyle.

Happy season of virtuous youth, when shame is still an impassable celestial barrier, and the sacred air-castles of hope have not shrunk into the mean clay hamlets of reality, and man by his nature is yet infinite and free.Carlyle.

Happy that I can / Be crossed and thwarted as a man, / Not left in God’s contempt apart, / With ghastly smooth life, dead at heart, / Tame in earth’s paddock, as her prize.Browning.

Happy the man, and happy he alone, / He who can call to-day his own; / He who, secure within, can say, / To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day.Dryden, after Horace.

Happy the man to whom Heaven has given a morsel of bread without his being obliged to thank any other for it than Heaven itself.Cervantes.

Happy the people whose annals are blank in History’s book.Montesquieu.

Happy thou art not; / For what thou hast not still thou striv’st to get, / And what thou hast, forgett’st.Meas. for Meas., iii. 1.

Happy who in his verse can gently steer, / From grave to light, from pleasant to severe.Dryden.

Hard is the factor’s rule; no better is the minister’s.Gaelic Proverb.

Hard pounding, gentlemen; but we shall see who can pound the longest.Wellington at Waterloo.

Hard with hard builds no houses; soft binds hard.Proverb.

Hard work is still the road to prosperity, and there is no other.Ben. Franklin.

Hardness ever of hardiness is mother.Cymbeline, iii. 6.

Hardship is the native soil of manhood and self-reliance.John Neal.

Harm watch, harm catch.Proverb.

Hart kann die Tugend sein, doch grausam nie, / unmenschlich nie—Virtue may be stern, though never cruel, never inhuman.Schiller.

Harvests are Nature’s bank dividends.Haliburton.

Has any man, or any society of men, a truth to speak, a piece of spiritual work to do; they can nowise proceed at once and with the mere natural organs, but must first call a public meeting, appoint committees, issue prospectuses, eat a public dinner; in a word, construct or borrow machinery, wherewith to speak it and do it. Without machinery they were hopeless, helpless; a colony of Hindoo weavers squatting in the heart of Lancashire.Carlyle.

Has patitur pœnas peccandi sola voluntas, / Nam scelus intra se tacitum qui cogitat ullum, / Facti crimen habet—Such penalties does the mere intention to sin suffer; for he who meditates any secret wickedness within himself incurs the guilt of the deed.Juvenal.

Has pœnas garrula lingua dedit—This punishment a prating tongue brought on him.Ovid.

Has vaticinationes eventus comprobavit—The event has verified these predictions.Cicero.

Hassen und Neiden / Muss der Biedre leiden. / Es erhöht des Mannes Wert, / Wenn der Hass sich auf ihn kehrt—The upright must suffer hatred and envy. It enhances the worth of a man if hatred pursues him.Gottfried von Strassburg.

Hast du im Thal ein sichres Haus, / Dann wolle nie zu hoch hinaus—Hast thou a secure house in the valley? Then set not thy heart on a higher beyond.Förster.