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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.

Provide things to Qui proficit

Provide things honest in the sight of all men.St. Paul.

Providence certainly does not favour individuals, but the deep wisdom of its counsels extends to the instruction and ennoblement of all.W. von Humboldt.

Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.Lamartine.

Providence gives the power, of which reason teaches the use.Johnson.

Providence has a wild, rough, incalculable road to its end; and it is no use to try to whitewash its huge, mixed instrumentalities, to dress up that terrific benefactor in a clean shirt and white neckcloth of a student in divinity.Emerson.

Providence has decreed that those common acquisitions—money, gems, plate, noble mansions, and dominion—should be sometimes bestowed on the indolent and unworthy; but those things which constitute our true riches, and which are properly our own, must be procured by our own labour.Erasmus.

Providence has given to the French the empire of the land; to the English, that of the sea; to the Germans, that of—the air.Madame de Staël.

Providence is but another name for natural law.Ward Beecher.

Providence is my next-door neighbour.An Italian hermit.

Providence is not counteracted by any means which Providence puts into our power.Johnson.

Providence may change, but the promise must stand.Proverb.

Providence often puts a large potato in a little pig’s way.Proverb.

Providence provides for the provident.Proverb.

Provision is the foundation of hospitality, and thrift the fuel of magnificence.Sir P. Sidney.

Provocarem ad Philippum, inquit, sed sobrium—I would appeal to Philip, she said, but to Philip sober.Valerius Maximus.

Proximorum incuriosi, longinqua sectamur—Uninquisitive of things near, we pursue those which are at a distance.Pliny.

Proximus a tectis ignis defenditur ægre—A fire is difficult to ward off when next house is in flames.Ovid.

Proximus ardet Ucalegon—The house of your neighbour Ucalegon is on fire.Virgil.

Proximus sum egomet mihi—I am my own nearest of kin.Terence.

Prudence and greatness are ever persuading us to contrary pursuits. The one instructs us to be content with our station, and to find happiness in bounding every wish: the other impels us to superiority, and calls nothing happiness but rapture.Goldsmith.

Prudence and love are not made for each other; as the love increases, prudence diminishes.La Rochefoucauld.

Prudence is a necessary ingredient in all the virtues, without which they degenerate into folly and excess.Jeremy Collier.

Prudence is that virtue by which we discern what is proper to be done under the various circumstances of time and place.Milton.

Prudence is the virtue of the senses, the science of appearances, the outmost action of the inward life, God taking thought for oxen.Emerson.

Prudens futuri temporis exitum / Caliginosa nocte premit Dens; / Ridetque, si mortalis ultra / Fas trepidat—The Deity in His wisdom veils in the darkness of night the events of the future; and smiles if a mortal is unduly solicitous about what he is not permitted to know.Horace.

Prudens interrogatio quasi dimidium sapientiæ—Prudent questioning is, as it were, the half of knowledge.

Prudens qui patiens—He is prudent who has patience.Motto.

Prudens simplicitas—A prudent simplicity.Motto.

Prudent and active men, who know their strength and use it with limitation and circumspection, alone go far in the affairs of the world.Goethe.

Prudentia et constantia—By prudence and constancy.Motto.

Prudentis est mutare consilium; stultus sicut luna mutatur—A prudent man may, on occasion, change his opinion, but a fool changes as often as the moon.

Prüft das Geschick dich, weiss es wohl warum; / Es wünschte dich enthaltsam! Folge stumm—Destiny is proving thee; well knows she why: she meant thee to be abstinent! Follow thou dumb.Goethe.

Pshaw! what is this little dog-cage of an earth? what art thou that sittest whining there? Thou art still nothing, nobody; true, but who then is something, somebody?Carlyle.

Public affairs ought to progress quickly or slowly, but the people have always too much action or too little. Sometimes with their hundred thousand arms they will overthrow everything, and sometimes with their hundred thousand feet they will crawl along like insects.Montesquieu.

Public feeling now is apt to side with the persecuted, and our modern martyr is full as likely to be smothered with roses as with coals.Chapin.

Public instruction should be the first object of government.Napoleon.

Public opinion is a second conscience.W. R. Alger.

Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.Thoreau.

Public opinion is democratic.J. G. Holland.

Public opinion is the mixed result of the intellect of the community acting upon general feeling.Hazlitt.

Publicum bonum privato est præferendum—The public good must be preferred to private.Law.

Publicum meritorum præmium—The public reward for public services.Motto.

Pulchre! bene! recte!—Beautiful! good! correct!Horace.

Pulvis et umbra sumus, fruges consumere nati—We are but dust and shadows, born merely to consume the fruits of the earth.Horace.

Punctuality is the soul of business.Proverb.

Punishment follows hard upon crime.Proverb.

Punishment is justice for the unjust.St. Augustine.

Punishment is the last and the worst instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.Ruskin.

Punishment of a miser—to pay the drafts of his heir in his tomb.Hawthorne.

[Greek]—Don’t stir fire with sword.Pythagoras.

Puras Deus non plenas adspicit manus—God looks to clean hands, not to full ones. (?)

Purchase the next world with this; thus shalt thou win both.Arabian Proverb.

Pure enjoyment and true usefulness can only be reciprocal.Goethe.

Pure love cannot merely do all, but is all.Jean Paul.

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this: To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.St. James.

Pure truth, like pure gold, has been found unfit for circulation, because men have discovered that it is far more convenient to adulterate the truth than to refine themselves. They will not advance their minds to the standard, therefore they lower the standard to their minds.Colton.

Puridad de dos, puridad de Dios; puridad de tres, de todos es—A secret between two is God’s secret; but a secret between three is all men’s.Spanish Proverb.

Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature. Simplicity is in the intention, purity in the affection; simplicity turns to God; purity unites with and enjoys Him.Thomas à Kempis.

Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honour.Hare.

Purity of mind and conduct is the first glory of a woman.Madame de Staël.

Purpose barred, it follows, / Nothing is done to purpose.Coriolanus, iii. 1.

Purpose is what gives life a meaning.C. H. Parkhurst.

Purposes, like eggs, unless they be hatched into action, will run into rottenness.Samuel Smiles.

Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties.Lord Brougham.

Pushing any truth out very far, you are met by a counter-truth.Ward Beecher.

Put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.Bible.

Put a stout heart to a stey (steep) brae.Scotch Proverb.

Put a tongue / In every wound of Cæsar that should move / The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny.Julius Cæsar, iii. 2.

Put a young healthy soul full of life under the teaching of the Graces, and the soul’s body and workmanship will become transparent of the soul’s self.James Wood.

Put armour on thine ears and on thine eyes.Timon of Athens, iv. 3.

Put money in thy purse.Othello, i. 3.

Put no trust in money; put your money in trust.American Proverb.

Put not all your crocks on one shelf.Scotch Proverb.

Put not all your eggs in one basket.Dutch Proverb.

Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men; for better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.Bible.

Put the saddle on the right horse.Proverb.

Put your best foot foremost.Congreve.

Put your foot down where you mean to stand.Proverb.

Put your hand no farther than your sleeve will reach.Proverb.

Put your hand quickly to your hat and slowly to your purse, and you’ll take no harm.Proverb.

Put your own shoulder to the wheel.Proverb.

Put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry.Cromwell.

Putting out the natural eye of one’s mind to see better with a telescope.Carlyle.

Qu’est ce done que l’aristocratie? L’aristocratie! je vais vous le dire: l’aristocratie, c’est la ligue, la coalition de ceux qui veuleut consommer sans produire, vivre sans travailler occuper toutes les places sans être en état de les remplir, envahir tous les honneurs sans les avoir mérités: voilà l’aristocratie!—What, then, is the aristocracy? The aristocracy, I mean to tell you, is the league, the combination of those who are bent on consuming without producing, living without working, occupying all public posts without being able to fill them, and usurping all honours without having earned them—that is the aristocracy.Gen. Foy.

Qu’est-ce que le Tiers-Etat Rien! Que veut-il être? Tout—What is the Third Estate? Nothing. What does it intend to be? Everything.Abbé Sieyès.

Qu’est-ce qu’un noble? Un homme qui s’est donné la peine de naître—What is a nobleman? A man who has given himself the trouble of being born.Beaumarchais.

Qu’heureux est le mortel qui, du monde ignoré, / Vit content de soi-même en un coin retiré!—How happy the man who, unknown to the world, lives content with himself in some nook apart!Boileau.

Qu’il faut à chaque mois, / Du moins s’enyvre une fois—We should get drunk at least once a month.Old French Proverb.

Qu’on me donne six lignes écrites de la main de plus honnête homme, j’y trouverai de quoi le faire peudre—Give me six lines written by the most honourable man alive, and I shall find matter therein to condemn him to the gallows.Richelieu.

Qu’on parle bien ou mal du fameux cardinal, / Ma prose ni mes vers n’en diront jamais rien; / Il m’a fait trop de bien pour en dire du mal, / Il m’a fait trop de mal pour en dire du bien—Let the world speak well or ill of the famous cardinal, neither in my prose or verse will I mention his name; he has done me too much kindness to speak ill of him, and too much injury to speak well.Corneille, of Richelieu.

Qu’un joueur est heureux! sa poche est un trésor! / Sous ses heureuses mains le cuivre devient or—How happy is a gambler! His pocket is a treasure-store; in his lucky hands copper turns into gold.Regnard.

Qu’une nuit paraît longue à la douleur qui veille!—What a long night that seems in which one is kept awake with pain.Saurin.

Qua vincit victos protegit ille manu—With the same hand with which he conquers he protects the conquered.Ovid.

Quackery has no friend like gullibility.Proverb.

Quadrupedante putrem sonitu quatit ungula campum—The hoof, in its four-footed galloping, shakes the crumbling plain.An onomatopoetic line from Virgil.

Quæ amissa salva—Things which have been lost are safe.Motto.

Quæ e longinquo magis placent—Things please the more the farther fetched.Proverb.

Quæ fuerant vitia mores sunt—What were once vices are now the fashion of the day.Seneca.

Quæ fuit durum pati / Meminisse dulce est—What was hard to suffer is sweet to remember.Seneca.

Quæ infra nos nihil ad nos—The things that are below us are nothing to us.Proverb.

Quæ lucis miseris tam dira cupido?—How is it that the wretched have such an infatuated longing for life (lit. the light)?Virgil.

Quæ peccamus juvenes ea luimus senes—We pay when old for the excesses of our youth.Proverb.

Quæ regio in terris nostri non plena laboris?—What region of the earth is not full of the story of our calamities?Virgil.

Quæ sint, quæ fuerint, quæ mox ventura trahantur—What is, what has been, and what shall in time be.Virgil.

Quæ supra nos nihil ad nos—Things which are above us are nothing to us.Proverb.

Quæ sursum volo videre—I desire to see the things which are above.Motto.

Quæ te dementia cepit?—What madness has seized you?Virgil.

Quæ virtus et quanta, boni, sit vivere parvo!—How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little!Horace.

Quæ volumus et credimus libenter, et quæ sentimus ipsi reliquos sentire putamus—What we wish we readily believe, and what we think ourselves we imagine that others think also.Cæsar.

Quæque ipse miserrima vidi et quorum pars magna fui—Unhappy scenes which I myself witnessed, and in which I acted a principal part.Virgil.

Quære verum—Seek the truth.Proverb.

Quærenda pecunia primum, / Virtus post nummos—Money must be sought for in the first instance; virtue after riches.Horace.

Quærens quem devoret—Seeking some one to devour.Motto.

Quæstio vexata—A vexed, i.e., much debated, question.

Quævis terra alit artificem—Every land supports the artisan.Proverb.

Qualem commendes etiam atque etiam aspice, ne mox / Incutiant aliena tibi peccata pudorem—Study carefully the character of him you recommend, lest his misdeeds bring you shame.Horace.

Quales sunt summi civitatis viri talis est civitas—A community is as those who rule it.Cicero.

Qualis avis, talis cantus; quails vir, talis oratio—As is the bird, so is its song; as is the man, so is his manner of speech.

Qualis rex, talis grex—Like king, like people.Proverb.

Qualis sit animus, ipse animus nescit—What the soul is, the soul itself knows not.Cicero.

Qualis vita, finis ita—As a man’s life is, so is the end.Motto.

Quality is better than quantity.Proverb.

Quam continuis et quantis longa senectus / Plena malis!—How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.Juvenal.

Quam inique comparatum est, hi qui minus habent / Ut semper aliquid addant divitioribus!—How unjust is the fate which ordains that those who have least should be always adding to the store of the more wealthy!Terence.

Quam magnum vectigal sit parsimonia!—What a wonderful revenue lies in thrift!Cicero.

Quam parva sapientia regatur—Think with how little wisdom the world is governed.

Quam propre ad crimen sine crimine!—How near to guilt a man may approach without being guilty!

Quam temere in nosmet legem sancimus iniquam!—How rashly do we sanction a rule to tell against ourselves!Horace.

Quam veterrimus homini optimus est amicus—A man’s oldest friend is his best.Plautus.

Quamvis digressu veteris confusus amici / Laudo tamen—Though distressed at the departure of my old friend, yet I commend him for going.Juvenal.

Quand celui à qui l’on parle ne comprend pas et celui qui parle ne se comprend pas, c’est de la métaphysique—When he to whom a man speaks does not understand, and he who speaks does not understand himself, that is metaphysics.Voltaire.

Quand l’aveugle porte la bannière, mal pour ceux qui marchent derrière—When the blind man bears the standard, pity those who follow.French Proverb.

Quand le peuple est en mouvement, on ne comprend pas par où le calme peut en y rentrer; et quand il est paisible, on ne voit pas par où le calme peut en sortir—When the people are in agitation, we do not understand now tranquility is to return; and when they are at peace, we do not see how tranquility can depart.La Bruyère.

Quand les sauvages de la Louisiane veuleut avoir du fruit, ils coupent l’arbre au pied et cueillent le fruit; voilà le gouvernement despotique—When the savages of Louisiana want fruit, they cut down the tree by the root to obtain it. Such is despotic government.Montesquieu.

Quand les vices nous quittent, nous nous flattons que c’est nous qui les quittons—When vices forsake us, we flatter ourselves that it is we who forsake them.French.

Quand on a tout perdu, quand on n’a plus d’espoir, / La vie est une opprobre, et la mort un devoir—When one has lost everything and has no more any hope, it is a disgrace to live and a duty to die.Voltaire.

Quand on est jeune, on se soigne pour plaire, et quand on est vieille, on se soigne pour ne pas déplaire—When we are young we take pains to be agreeable, and when we are old we take pains not to be disagreeable.

Quand on est mort, c’est pour longtemps—When one is dead, it is for a long while.French Proverb.

Quand on n’a pas ce que l’on aime, / Il faut aimer ce que l’on a—When we have not what we like, we must like what we have.French.

Quand on ne trouve pas son repos en soi-même, il est inutile de le chercher ailleurs—When we do not find repose in ourselves, it is in vain to look for it elsewhere.French.

Quand on se fait aimer, on n’est pas inutile—They are a useful people who have learnt how to please.Ratisbonne.

Quand on se fait entendre on parle toujours bien—We always speak well when we manage to be understood.Molière.

Quand on voit le style naturel, on est tout étonné et ravi; car on s’attendait de voir un auteur, et on trouve un homme—When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed; for we expected to see an author, and we find a man.Pascal.

Quand sur une personne on prétend se régler / C’est par les beaux côtés qu’il lui faut ressembler—When we aspire to imitate any one, it is after his fine qualities we must fashion ourselves.Molière.

Quand tout le monde a tort, tout le monde a raison—When all are wrong, every one is right.Lalehaussée.

Quand une fois j’ai pris ma résolution, je vais droit à mon but, et je renverse tout de ma soutane rouge—When once I have taken my resolution, I go straight to my point, and overturn everything out of my way with my red cassock.French. (?)

Quand une lecture vous élève l’esprit et qu’elle vous inspire des sentiments nobles et courageux, il est bon, et fait de main d’ouvrier—When a work has an elevating effect on the mind, and inspires you with noble and courageous thoughts, it is good and is from the hand of a master.La Bruyère.

Quando Dios amanece, para todos amanece—When God’s light rises, it rises for all.Spanish Proverb.

Quando el Español canta, ó rabia, ó no tiene blanca—If a Spaniard sing, he’s either mad or without money.Spanish Proverb.

Quando i furbi vanno in processione, il diabolo porta la croce—When rogues go in procession the devil carries the cross.Italian Proverb.

Quando non c’è, perde la chiesa—When there is nothing, the church is a loser.Italian Proverb.

Quando ullum inveniet parem?—When shall we find his like again?Horace.

Quando vierás tu casa quemar llegate á escalentar—When thou seest thy house in flames, go warm thyself by it.Spanish Proverb.

Quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus—Even the worthy Homer nods sometimes.Horace.

Quanta est gula, quæ sibi totos / Ponit apros, animal propter convivia natum—What a glutton is he who has whole boars served up for him, an animal created for banquets alone.Juvenal.

Quanti est sapere!—What a grand thing it is to be clever, or to have sense.Terence.

Quanto la cosa è più perfetta, / Più senta il bene e così la doglienza—The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible of good and bad treatment.Dante.

Quanto piace al mondo è breve sogno—All the pleasure of the world is only a short dream.Petrarch.

Quanto quisque sibi plura negaverit, / A Dis plura feret—The more a man denies himself, the more will he receive from the gods.Horace.

Quantum—Proper quantity or allowance (lit. how much).

Quantum est in rebus inane!—What emptiness there is in human affairs!Persius.

Quantum meruit—As much as he deserved.Law.

Quantum mutatus ab illo—How greatly changed from what he was!Virgil.

Quantum nobis nostrisque hace fabula de Christo profuerit notum est—Every one knows what a godsend this story about Christ has been to us and our order.Pope Leo X.

Quantum quisque sua nummorum servat in arca / Tantum habet et fidei—The credit of every man is in proportion to the number of coins he keeps in his chest.Juvenal.

Quantum sufficit—As much as is sufficient.

Quarrelling with occasion.Mer. of Ven., iii. 5.

Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.La Rochefoucauld.

Qué es la vida? Un frenesi. / Qué es la vida? Una ilusion. / Una sombra, una ficcion, / Y el mayor bien es pequeño; / Que toda la vida es sueño, / Y los sueños, sueños son!—What is life? A conceit of the fancy. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a fiction, and the greatest earthly possession insignificant; the whole of life nothing but a dream, and dreams are shadows.Calderon.

Que j’aime la hardiesse anglaise! que j’aime les gens qui disent ce qu’ils pensent—How I like the boldness of the English; how I like the people who say what they think!Voltaire.

Que la Suisse soit libre, et que nos noms périssent!—Let Switzerland be free and our names perish!Lemierre.

Que les gens de l’esprit sont bêtes—What silly people wits are!Beaumarchais.

Que mon nom soit flétri—(So be the cause triumphs) let my name be blighted.French.

Que votre âme et vos mœurs peintes dans vos ouvrages—Let your mind and manners be painted in your works.French.

Que vouliez-vous qu’il fit contre trois?—Qu’il mourut!—What would you have him do with three against him. I would have him die.Corneille. (?)

Quel che fa il pazzo all’ ultimo, lo fa il savio alla prima—The wise man does that at first which the fool must do at last.Italian Proverb.

Quelqu’éclatante que soit une action, elle ne doit passer pour grande lorsqu’elle n’est pas l’effet d’un grand dessein—An action should not be regarded as great, however brilliant it may be, if it is not the offspring of a great design.La Rochefoucauld.

Quelque parti que je prenne je sais bien que je serai blâmé—Whatever side I take, I know well that I shall be blamed.Louis XIV.

Quelque soin que l’on prenne de couvrir ses passions par des apparences de piété et l’honneur, elles paraissent toujours au travers de ces voiles—Whatever care we take to conceal our passions by show of piety and honour, they always appear through these veils.La Rochefoucauld.

Quelques crimes toujours précèdent les grands crimes—Small crimes always precede great ones.Racine.

Quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur, dum valet, sentit, sapit—Whom the gods love dies young, while his strength and senses and faculties are in their full vigour.Plautus.

Quem Jupiter vult perdere dementat prius—Him whom Jupiter wishes to ruin, be first infatuates.Proverb.

Quem pœnitet peccasse pene est innocens—He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent.Seneca.

Quem res plus nimio delectavere secundæ, / Mutatæ quatient—The man whom prosperity too much delights will be most shocked by reverses.Horace.

Quem te Deus esse jussit—What God bade you be.Motto.

Quemcunque miserum videris, hominem scias—Whenever you behold a fellow-creature in distress, remember that he is a man.Seneca.

Questi non hanno speranza di morte—These have not the hope to die.Dante.

Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.Johnson.

Quey (female) calfs are dear veal.Scotch Proverb.

Qui a bruit de se lever matin peut dormir jusqu’ à diner—He who has a name for rising in the morning may sleep till midday.French Proverb.

Qui a nuce nucleum esse vult, frangat nucem—He who would eat the kernel must first crack the shell.Plautus.

Qui a vécu un seul jour a vécu un siècle—He who has lived a single day has lived an age.La Bruyère.

Qui a vu la cour, a vu du monde, ce qu’il y a de plus, beau, le plus spécieux, et le plus orné; qui méprise la cour après l’avoir vu méprise le monde—He who has seen the court has seen all this most beautiful, most specious, and best decorated in the world; and he who despises the court after having seen it despises the world.La Bruyère.

Qui aime bien, châtie bien—Who loves well, chastises well.French Proverb.

Qui alterum incusat probri eum ipsum se intueri oportet—He who accuses another of improper conduct ought to look to himself.Plautus.

Qui aura esté une fois bien fol ne sera nulle autre fois bien sage—He who has once been very foolish will never be very wise.Montaigne.

Qui bene conjiciet, hunc vatem perhibeto optimum—Hold him the best prophet who forms the best conjectures.

Qui bene imperat, paruerit aliquando necesse est—He who is good at commanding must have some time been good at obeying.Cicero.

Qui brille au second rang s’eclipse au premier—He who shines in the second rank is eclipsed in the first.French Proverb.

Qui capit ille facit—He who takes it to himself has done it.Proverb.

Qui commence et ne parfait, sa peine perd—He who begins and does not finish loves his pains.French Proverb.

Qui conducit—He who leads.Motto.

Qui craindra la mort n’entreprendra rien sur moi: qui méprisera la vie sera toujours maître de la mienne—He who fears death will never take any advantage of me; but he who despises life will ever be master of mine.Henry IV. of France.

Qui craint de souffrir, souffer de crainte—He who fears to suffer suffers from fear.French Proverb.

Qui de contemnenda gloria libros scribunt, nomen suum inscribunt—Those who write books on despising fame inscribe their own name on the title-page.

Qui dedit hoc hodie, cras, si volet, auferet—He who has given to-day may, if he so please, take away to-morrow.Horace.

Qui est maître de sa soif est maître de sa santé—He who has the mastery of his thirst has the mastery of his health.French Proverb.

Qui est plus esclave qu’un courtisan assidu si ce n’est un courtisan plus assidu?—Who is more of a slave than an assiduous courtier, unless it be another courtier who is more assiduous still?La Bruyère.

Qui facit per alium facit per se—He who does a thing by another does it himself.Coke.

Qui fingit sacros auro vel marmore vultus, / Non facit ille deos: qui rogat, ille facit—He does not make gods who fashions sacred images of gold or marble: he makes them such who prays to them.Martial.

Qui fit, Mæcenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem / Seu ratio dederit, seu fors objecerit, illa / Contentus vivat; laudet diversa sequentes?—How happens it, Mæcenas, that no one lives content with the lot which either reason has chosen for him or chance thrown in his way; but that he praises the fortune of those who follow other pursuits?Horace.

Qui genus jactat suum aliena laudat—He who boasts of his descent boasts of what he owes to others.Seneca.

Qui homo mature quæsivit pecuniam, / Nisi eam mature parcit, mature esurit—He who has acquired wealth in time, unless he saves it in time, will in time come to starvation.Plautus.

Qui invidet minor est—He who envies another is his inferior.Motto.

Qui jacet in terra non habet unde cadat—Who lies upon the ground cannot fall.Alain de Lille.

Qui jeune n’apprend, vieux ne saura—He will not know when he is old who learns not when he is young.

Qui jure suo utitur, neminem lædit—He who enjoys his own right injures no man.Law.

Qui legitis flores et humi nascentia fragra, / Frigidus, O pueri fugite hinc, latet anguis in herba—Ye youths that pluck flowers and strawberries on the ground, flee hence; a cold clammy snake lurks in the grass.Virgil.

Qui mange du pape, en meurt—Who eats what comes from the pope dies of it.

Qui medice vivit, misere vivit—He who lives by medical prescription lives miserably.Proverb.

Qui mentiri aut fallere insuevit patrem, / Tanto magis is audebit cæteros—He who has made it a practice to lie to or deceive his father, the more daring will he be in deceiving others.Terence.

Qui mores hominum multorum vidit et urbes—He who saw the manners of many men and cities.Horace, of Ulysses.

Qui n’a, ne peut—He who has not cannot.French Proverb.

Qui n’a pas l’esprit de son âge / De son âge a tout le malheur—He who has not the spirit of his time has all the misery of it.Voltaire.

Qui n’a plus qu’un moment à vivre / N’a plus rien à dissimuler—He who has only a moment to live has no more reason to dissemble.Quinault.

Qui n’a point d’amour n’a pas de beaux jours—He who knows not love has no happy days.French.

Qui n’a point de sens à trente ans n’en aura jamais—He who has not sense at thirty will never have any.French Proverb.

Qui n’a rien, ne craint rien—He who has nought fears nought.French Proverb.

Qui ne craint point la mort ne craint point les menaces—He who fears not death cares not for threats.Corneille.

Qui ne sait obéir, ne sait commander—Who knows not how to obey knows not how to command.French Proverb.

Qui ne sait pas, trouvera à apprendre—He that does not know will find ways and means to learn.French Proverb.

Qui ne sait se borner, ne sut jamais écrire—He who cannot limit himself will never know how to write.Boileau.

Qui nescit dissimulare, nescit regnare—He who knows not how to dissemble knows not how to rule.Louis XI.

Qui nescit dissimulare nescit vivere—He who knows not how to dissemble, knows not how to live.

Qui nil molitur inepte—One who never makes any unsuccessful effort.Horace.

Qui nil potest sperare, desperet nihil—Who can hope for nothing should despair of nothing.Seneca.

Qui nolet fieri desidiosus, amet—If any man wish to be idle, let him fall in love.Ovid.

Qui non est hodie, cras minus aptus erit—He who is not prepared to-day will be less ready to-morrow.Ovid.

Qui non laborat, non manducet—If any does not work, he shall not eat.Vulgate.

Qui non moderabitur iræ / Infectum volet esse, dolor quod suaserit et mens—He who does not restrain his anger will wish that undone which his irritation and temper prompted him to.Horace.

Qui non proficit, deficit—He who does not advance loses ground.Proverb.

Qui non prohibet quod prohibere potest assentire videtur—He who does not prevent what he can prevent is held to consent.Law.

Qui nunc it per iter tenebricosum, / Illuc unde negant redire quenquam—Who now is travelling along the darksome walk to the spot from which, they say, no one ever returns.Catullus.

Qui parcit virgæ odit filium—He that spareth his rod hates the child.Motto.

Qui pardonne aisément invite à l’offenser—He who easily forgives invites offences.Corneille.

Qui patitur vincit—He who endures conquers.Motto.

Qui peccat ebrius luat sobrius—He that commits an offence when drunk shall pay for it when he is sober.Law.

Qui perd péche—He who loses sins.Proverb.

Qui pense—He who thinks.Motto.

Qui peut ce qui lui plait, commande alors qu’il prie—He who can do what he pleases, commands when he entreats.Corneille.

Qui porte épée porte paix—He who bears the sword bears peace.French Proverb.

Qui prête à l’ami perd au double—He who lends money to a friend loses doubly.French Proverb.

Qui pro quo—Who for whom; one instead of another.

Qui proficit in literis et deficit in moribus, plus deficit quam proficit—He who is proficient in learning and deficient in morals is more deficient than proficient.Anonymous.