Quotation Explorer - 'Woe'

Babylon violated diminishes Alexander; Rome enslaved diminishes Caesar; massacred Jerusalem diminishes Titus. Tyranny follows the tyrant. Woe to the man who leaves behind a shadow that bears his form. - Victor Hugo
At morn we buried Melanippus; as the sun set the maiden Basilo died by her own hand, as she could not endure to lay her brother on the pyre and live; and the house beheld a two-fold woe, and all Cyrene bowed her head, to see the home of happy children made desolate. - allimachus and Lycophron CXLII
In all you do, try being a WOW, and not a woe. - Anthony Liccione
Woe be to him that reads but one book. - George Herbert
O, woe is me,To have seen what I have seen, see what I see! - William Shakespeare
With hope or without hope we will follow the trail of our enemies. And woe to them, if we prove the swifter! - J. R. R. Tolkien
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing. - Victor Hugo
Gardener, for telling me these news of woe, pray God the plants thou graft'st may never grow. - William Shakespeare
A certain amount of impatience can be good to do the good works excessive patience delays to do, but sometimes, it is good to have a little amount of patience, for a little amount of patience can be a big antidote to a big woe of impatience - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Love can blind you, but woe to one who becomes both blind and deaf. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If atheism solved all human woe, then the Soviet Union would have been an empire of joy and dancing bunnies, instead of the land of corpses. - John C. Wright
This is a tale of woe. This is a tale of sorrow. A love denied, a love restored, to live beyond tomorrow. Lest we think silence is the place to hide a heavy heart, remember, to love and be loved is life itself without which we are nought. - Abi Morgan
Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity - Eric Hoffer
Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped. - John Piper
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. - Pearl Bailey
Woe to those who can't see the power of irrational logic. - Maritza Campos
Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb? - Faraaz Kazi
Love can blind you, but woe if you also become deaf. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. - Sir Winston Churchill
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