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William Shakespeare :
What's done cannot be undone.
[William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lady Macbeth, in Macbeth, act 5, sc. 1, l. 68.]
Muriel Rukeyser :
Whatever can happen to anyone can happen to me.
[Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), U.S. poet. "Waterlily Fire," part 5, line 26 (1962).]
Heinrich Heine :
Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one's nose.
[Heinrich Heine (1797-1856), German poet, journalist. quoted in Simone de Beauvoir, Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, bk. 3 (1958, trans. 1959).]
Henry David Thoreau :
Whatever is, and is not ashamed to be, is good.
[Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, November 4, 1860, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 373, Houghton Mifflin (1906).]
Richard Wilbur :
What's lightly hid is deepest understood,
[Richard Wilbur (b. 1921), U.S. poet. Ceremony (l. 15). . . Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I-II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.]
James Joyce :
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
[James Joyce (1882-1941), Irish author. Cranly, in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, ch. 5 (1916).]
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Alexander Pope :
What's fame? A fancied life in others' breath,
[Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. An Essay on Man (Fr. Epistle IV). SeCePo. Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.]
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William Shakespeare :
What's aught but as 'tis valued?
[William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Troilus, in Troilus and Cressida, act 2, sc. 2, l. 52. The Trojans are debating whether to keep Helen or return her to the Greeks.]
Oscar Wilde :
Whatever, in fact, is modern in our life we owe to the Greeks. Whatever is an anachronism is due to mediaevalism.
[Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Gilbert, in "The Critic as Artist," pt. 1, Intentions (1891).]
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William Butler Yeats :
What's water but the generated soul?
[William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), Irish poet. Coole and Ballylee, 1931 (l. 8). . . The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats. Richard J. Finneran, ed. (1989) Macmillan.]
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