One Liners – W

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  • Walk the words you talk and talk the words you walk.
  • War never decides who is right, only who is left.
  • We all get heavier as we get older because there is a lot more information in our heads. – Vlade Divac
  • We all live under the same sky, but we don’t see the same horizon.
  • Wealth buys leisure, but not wisdom.
  • We are, each of us, angels with only one wing, and we can only fly embracing each other. – Luciano DeCrescenzo
  • We are in danger of forgetting that we cannot do what God does, and that God will not do what we can do. – Oswald Chambers
  • We are never nowhere. We are always now here.
  • We blame fate for other accidents, but we feel personally responsible when we make a hole in one.
  • We buy things we don’t need, with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t know. – Dr. Larry Lea
  • We can admire what we see, but we can only love what we truly know.
  • We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom. – Michel de Montaigne
  • We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.
  • We can only create what we can imagine. – Robert B. Mackay
  • We can’t always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • We can’t control the wind, but we have the power to adjust the sails.
  • We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
  • We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves that we have no great ones. – La Rochefoucauld
  • We could accomplish a lot more if we’d get rid of our ifs and and’s; and get off our butts.
  • We could all take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.
  • We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colours. But they all have to learn to live in the same box.
  • We crucify ourselves between two thieves- regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.
  • We don’t have the right to ask when sorrow comes: Why did this happen to me?, unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.
  • We don’t have to change friends if we understand that friends change.
  • We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
  • We don’t want a thing because we have found a reason for it- we find a reason for it because we want it.
  • We do what we believe, the rest is just a bunch of religious talk.
  • We have all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true. – Professor Robert Silensky (University of Cambridge)
  • We have all heard that there are two sides to every story, but after listening to many husband and wife arguments I have come to realize there are three sides to every story, her side, his side, and the truth.
  • We have a strange and wonderful relationship: He’s strange and I’m wonderful. – Mike Ditka, on Jim McMahon
  • We have not inherited the earth from our ancestors, we have only borrowed it from our children. – Ancient Proverb
  • We have stopped being fishers of men and we are now the keepers of the aquarium.
  • We judge others by their actions; we judge ourselves by our intentions.
  • We live in a society where pizza gets to your house before the police.
  • Well done is better than well said. – Benjamin Franklin
  • We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour. – G. K. Chesterton
  • We may not be what we want to be, but thank God we are not what we used to be. – Tim Storey
  • We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King
  • We must hang together, gentlemen…else, we shall most assuredly hang separately. – Benjamin Franklin, 1776
  • We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
  • We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown. – William Booth
  • We need no wings to go in search of Him, but have only to find a place where we can be alone. – St Teresa of Avila
  • We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. – French proverb
  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. – Bryan White
  • We occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry on as if nothing happened.
  • We often fear being rejected so very much that we reject ourselves first before anyone else has the chance.
  • We often see further through a tear, than through a telescope.
  • We only grow when we step outside our comfort zone.
  • We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. – Mother Teresa
  • We see things not as they are, but as we are.
  • We should keep so close to the facts that we never have to remember the second time what we said the first time. – F. Marion Smith
  • We shouldn’t deny the pain of what happens in our lives. We should just refuse to focus only on the valleys. – Charles Swindoll
  • We spent our whole youth to obtain wealth and our whole wealth to obtain youth.
  • We take risks not to escape life but to prevent that live escapes us.
  • We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, have been asked to do so much with so little for so long that we are now capable of doing anything with nothing.
  • We treat this world of ours as though we had a spare in the trunk.
  • We want to have a testimony, but we don’t want the test.
  • We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.
  • What a dog I got. His favourite bone is in my arm!
  • What a lot we lost when we stopped writing letters. You can’t reread a phone call. – Liz Carpenter
  • What do Windows and a handgun have in common? Both are harmless while not loaded.
  • Whatever you do, or dream, begin it now.. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now. – Goethe
  • What flowers grow between your nose and your chin? …. Tulips.
  • What has four legs and an arm? A happy pit bull.
  • What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it. – Hugh Mulligan
  • What is done now, is influenced by what you did then, and will determine what you do when now is then.
  • What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.
  • What is the difference between a happy husband and a jilted lover? One kisses his missus, and, the other misses the kisses.
  • What is the difference between a Peeping Tom and someone who’s just got out of the bath? One is rude and nosy, and the other’s nude and rosy.
  • What is the most important thing to learn in chemistry? Never lick the spoon.
  • What is worth having is worth waiting for.
  • What lies behind ourselves and what lies ahead of ourselves are small matters compared to what lies within ourselves. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • What now is proved was once only imagined. – William Blake
  • What passes as a woman’s intuition, is usually nothing more than a mans transparency.
  • What really matters is what happens in us- not to us.
  • What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.
  • What some people mistake for the high cost of living, is really the cost of living high.
  • What sunshine is to flowers…smiles are to humanity.
  • What the caterpillar calls the end, the butterfly calls the beginning.
  • What we do in life, echoes in eternity. – Russell Crowe (Gladiator)
  • What we fight against defines us as clearly as all we embrace.
  • What we see is mainly what we look for.
  • What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.
  • What you do when you don’t have to do it will determine what you are when it’s too late to do anything about it!
  • What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.
  • When an old man dies, a library burns down. – African proverb
  • When a person wants to believe something, it doesn’t take much to convince them.
  • When asked by his Boss why he only worked 4 days a week the enployee replied because I can’t manage on 3 days a week.
  • When asking a question of someone your not sure of, only ask if you know half the answer.
  • When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. – Victor Hugo
  • When confronted with a Goliath-sized problem, which way do you respond: “He’s too big to hit” or like David, “He’s to big to miss”?
  • When dogs leap onto your bed, it’s because they adore being with you. When cats leap onto your bed, it’s because they adore your bed. – Alisha Everett
  • Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. – A. Lincoln
  • When everything seems to be going against you, remember the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. – Henry Ford
  • When fear knocks at the door, and you answer, there will be no one there.
  • When God allows a burden to be put upon you, He will put His arms underneath you to help you carry it.
  • When God closes a door He opens a window.
  • When God sends us on hard paths, he provides strong shoes.
  • When I die, I want to go peacefully like my grandfather did–in his sleep. Not screaming like the passengers in his car.
  • When I’m right no-one remembers, when I’m wrong no-one forgets.
  • When in doubt, tell the truth. – Mark Twain
  • When in doubt. . . mumble.
  • When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don’t pray, they don’t. – William Temple
  • When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything You gave me.” – Erma Bombeck
  • When I stand before the Lord, I’d rather explain why I went, rather than why I didn’t go.
  • When I walk backwards, it feels like I’m helping everyone else move forward faster.
  • When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. – Mark Twain
  • When I was a child I could remember anything … Whether it happened or not. – Mark Twain
  • When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. – John Ruskin
  • When my grandson asked me how old I was, I teasingly replied, “I’m not sure.” “Look in your underwear, Grandma,” he advised. “Mine says I’m four.”
  • When no one is watching, live as if someone is.
  • When one door of happiness closes, another opens: but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. – Helen Keller
  • When placed in God’s hands, life is like a chocolate cake: Take something bitter, something dry, something wet, and a little bit of leaven, mix well, and let it bake someplace hot. The result is something sweet.
  • When satan reminds you of your past, remind him of his future.
  • When seeking a companion, become the type of person you would like to attract!
  • When signing a contract, it helps to remember “the big-type gives, and the small-type takes away”.
  • When someone asks me what I think, I tell them: “I think all of the meat around a pig’s ass is pork.” – Tim Early
  • When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.
  • When someone says, “do you want my opinion”?- it’s always a negative one.
  • When speaking to your children: say what you mean, mean what you say, but don’t be mean when you say it.
  • When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. – Ethiopian proverb
  • When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water.
  • When the bosses talk about improving productivity, they are never talking about themselves.
  • When the congregation falls asleep it is time for the minister to wake up.
  • When the devil starts messing, God starts blessing. – R.W. Schambach
  • When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
  • When the going still gets tough, the tough, pray.
  • When the Jones family moved into their new house, a visiting relative asked five-year-old Sammy how he liked the new place.
  • “It’s terrific,” he said. “I have my own room, Mike has his own room, and Jamie has her own room. But poor mom is still in with dad.”
  • When the mouth stumbles, it is worse than the foot. – West African Proverb
  • When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix
  • When there’s a will, there’s a way..when there’s a won’t, there isn’t.
  • When there’s nothing on TV, most people will watch it anyway.
  • When the tide of life turns against you, and the current upsets your boat. Don’t waste time on what might have been, just lie on your back and float.
  • When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water. – Ben Franklin
  • When they broke open molecules, they found they were only stuffed with atoms. But when they broke open atoms, they found them stuffed with explosions.
  • When they say Doctors are practicing, they aren’t kidding.
  • When we die we leave behind us all that we have and take with us all that we are.
  • When we learn all the answers, they change the questions.
  • When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves. – William Arthur Ward
  • When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.
  • When you aim for perfection you discover it is a moving target.
  • When you are arguing with an idiot, make sure the other person isn’t doing the same thing.
  • When you are at school, you wish you where old enough to work. When you are old enough to work, you wish you were at school.
  • When you are born you are crying and everyone around you is smiling. Live your life so that when you die you are smiling and everyone around you is crying.
  • When you are standing on the edge of a cliff a step forward is not progress. – Grandfather
  • When you are trying to convince yourself something is right, it is usually wrong.
  • When you ask someone to go somewhere with you, and they say no and then start explaining why, you say, “Just tell me the time, don’t tell me how the watch works.”
  • When you can’t trace God’s hand, trust His heart.
  • When you don’t know what to do, walk fast and look worried.
  • When you forgive it takes you from the place of the victim to that of a victor.
  • When you give and don’t expect anything back that’s love. But if you give and expect a return it’s an investment.
  • When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t. – Thomas Edison
  • When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, tell her so.
  • When you live in the past, it costs you the present.
  • When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. – Chinese proverb
  • When you put somebody down, you have to be down there to hold him down. You could soar high otherwise.
  • When you reach the end of light in your life and you find yourself standing before a dark abyss, faith is knowing that when you take the next step there will be something solid to walk on or you will be taught to fly.
  • When your heart speaks, take good notes.
  • When your Mom is mad at your dad, don’t let her brush your hair.
  • When your outgo exceeds your income your upkeep will be your downfall.
  • When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. – Henry J. Kaiser
  • When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey. (An old Arab proverb)
  • When you take things for granted, the things you are granted, get taken. – Phil Hennessy
  • When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die the world cries and you rejoice. (Old Indian Saying)
  • Wherever you are – be all there. – Jim Elliot
  • Where God guides, He provides.
  • Where there are friends; there is wealth. – Titus Maccius Plautus (250-184 BC)
  • Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Where will you be sitting in eternity–smoking or non-smoking?
  • Where you’re going is more important than where you stand.
  • Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right. – Henry Ford
  • Which dreams indeed are ambition, for the very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. – William Shakespeare (Hamlet)
  • Which Eternity do you prefer? Smoking or Non-Smoking.
  • While men talk of killing time, slowly time kills men.
  • While shampooing our son, 4, I noted his hair was growing so fast he’d soon need it cut. He replied, “Maybe we shouldn’t water it so much.”
  • While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
  • Whoever acquires knowledge and does not practice it resembles him who ploughs his land and leaves it unsown. – Gulistan 1258
  • Whoever follows a crowd will never be followed by a crowd.
  • Who gossips to you will gossip of you. – Turkish proverb
  • Who got it, did get it; and who left it, did regret it. – Algerian proverb
  • Who says nothing is impossible, I have been doing nothing for years.
  • Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one. – Japanese Proverb
  • Why are women wearing perfumes that smell like flowers? Men don’t like flowers. I’ve been wearing a great new scent. It’s called New Car Interior. – Rita Rudner
  • “Why?” is the query of a skeptic; “How?” is the question of a person who wants to believe. – J. Tilse
  • Winning isn’t everything, but losing isn’t anything
  • Winter is the season in which people try to keep the house as warm as it was in the summer, when they complained about the heat.
  • Win with humility; lose with grace.
  • Wisdom has two parts: 1) Having a lot to say. 2) Not saying it.
  • Wisdom is a comb given to a man once he is bald. – Irish proverb
  • Wisdom whispers – foolishness shouts.
  • Wisdom will keep you from getting into situations where you need it. – Bruce M. Sandbrook
  • Wise men talk because they have something to say. Fools talk because they have to say something. – Plato
  • Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away. – Sir Arthur Helps
  • With every passing hour our solar system comes forty-three thousand miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no such thing as progress. – Ransom K. Ferm
  • With money I can buy things; with thinking I can understand things.
  • Without God, I can not. Without me, God will not.
  • Without risk there is no opportunity for gain.
  • With prayer as with other gifts from God, it is not what you get that counts, it’s what you do with it.
  • Wit is educated insolence. – Aristotles
  • Women like silent men. They think they’re listening. – Marcel Archard
  • Women’s faults are many, men have just two! Everything they say and everything they do!!!
  • Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you. – Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816)
  • Work like you don’t need the money, love like your heart has never been broken, and dance as if no one is watching. – Satchel Paige
  • Work with every buyer as though that person represents a thousand referrals. – Tom Hopkins
  • Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. – Corrie Ten Boom
  • Worry is interest paid in advance for a debt you may never owe.
  • Worry is the darkroom in which ‘negatives’ are developed.
  • Worry pulls tomorrow’s cloud over today’s sunshine.
  • Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. – Mark Twain
  • Write injuries in the sand, kindnesses in marble.

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