Quotation Explorer - 'William'

According to the historian William H. McNeil, European churches did not have pews until sometime in the eighteenth century. People stood or milled around, creating a very different dynamic than we find in today's churches, where people are expected to spend most of their time sitting. - Barbara Ehrenreich
Sendak is in search of what he calls a "yummy death". William Blake set the standard, jumping up from his death bed at the last minute to start singing. "A happy death," says Sendak. "It can be done." He lifts his eyebrows to two peaks. "If you're William Blake and totally crazy. - Maurice Sendak
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives." Sir William Wallace - Amanda M. Thrasher
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. William Shakespeare - Charmaine J. Forde
It was a broken world, I knew then, that would allow a boy such as me to bury a boy such as William K. - Dave Eggers
said:"Early to bed and early to riseMake a man healthy wealthy and wise"Lately I have read the advice given to William Randolph Hearst, when a young man, by his father:"Go downtown at noon and rob the other fellows of what they have made during the morning. E. Haldeman-Julius - Ben Franklin
In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
There is no God but God, and his name is William Shakespeare. - Harold Bloom
There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune... William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar - Lisa M. Collins
Write like you speak with the 'rhythms of human speech,' as William Zinsser said, and in as few words as possible. Use action verbs to carry water. - Sandra E. Lamb
Can a man change the stars?" "Yes William. If he believes enough, a man can do anything! - A Knights Tale
An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger. - Dan Rather
Give me liberty or give me death."[From a speech given at Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 1775 to the Virginia House of Burgesses; as first published in print in 1817 in William Wirt's Life and Character of .] - Patrick Henry
Peter, you're not crazy," William said. "Nobody's really crazy. That's just a word. Isn't it, Torey? Just a word. And nobody's a word. - Torey L. Hayden
Flair is what makes the difference between artistry and mere competence. Cmdr. William Riker - Star Trek The Next Generation
William James described success as a combination of two things. An inner ideal which is followed persistently with courage and Outer achievement related to that ideal. - Jim Rohn
I cannot marry the facts of William Shakespeare to his verse: Other men had led lives in some sort of keeping with their thought, but this man is in wide contrast. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. - Diana Princess of Wales
I have to set an example, now more than ever. Facing death is the ultimate test of character. Cmdr. William Riker - Star Trek The Next Generation
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