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Nature is a good mother.
Nature is the best physician.
Nature will have its course.
Near is my shirt, but nearer is my skin.
A necessary lie is harmless.
Necessity is the mother of invention. --Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
Necessity knows [has] no law.
Neither be daunted with poverty nor lifted up with riches.
Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. The sooner the discovery is made the better, as there is more time and power for taking advantage of it. --William Lamb [2nd Viscount] Melbourne (1779-1848)
The net of the sleeper catches fish.
Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds of trouble--the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have. --Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909)
Never believe straight off in a man's unhappiness. Ask him if he can still sleep. If the answer's "yes," all's well. That is enough. --Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961)
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. --F(rancis) Scott (Key) Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
Never eat oysters unless there's an R in the month.
Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream. --Malcolm Thomas Muggeridge (1903-90)
Never hesitate to steal a good idea. --Al Neuharth (1924-)
Never is a long time [word].
Never let anyone see the bottom of your purse or your mind.
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done [what you can do] today.
Never [Do not] spur a willing horse.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it. --Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Never to repent and never to reproach others; these are the first step of wisdom. --Denis Diderot (1713-84)
Never too old to learn.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
Never trust a man who speaks well of everyone. --John Churton Collins (1848-1908)
Never two without three. --French proverb
Never venture out of your depth till you can swim.
New broom sweep well.
News, like a snowball, is more by telling.
Next week there can't be any crisis. My schedule is already full. --Henry Alfred Kissinger (1923-)
Night gives advice.
No chance but comes again.
No child knows how dear he is to his parents.
No extreme will hold long.
No fish is caught twice with the same bait.
No gains without pains.
No living man all things can.
No man can do two things at once.
No man can draw a free breath who does not share with other men a common and disinterested ideal. Life has tought us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. --Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-44): Wind, Sand and Stars (Terre des Hommes)
No man can have every man's good word.
No man can serve two masters.
No man, however great, is known to everybody and no man, however solitary, is known to nobody. --Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
No man is born wise.
No man is wise at all times.
No more like than chalk and cheese.
No news is good news.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --(Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
No one ever says "It's only a game," when their team is winning.
No one is listening until you make a mistake.
No one is wise at all times.
No pain(s), no gain(s).
No rain, no grain.
No reward without toil.
No rose without a thorn.
No smoke without fire.
No sunshine but has some shadow.
No sweet without sweat.
No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable. --Letitia E. Landon
No weal without woe.
No wisdom to silence.
Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end. If it's a letdown, they won't buy anymore. The first page sells that book. The last page sells your next book. --Mickey [Frank Morrison] Spillane (1918-)
A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse.
None but the brave deserves the fair. --John Dryden (1631-1700)
None so deaf as those who won't hear.
Not every man is born with a silver spoon in his mouth.
Not only are there as many conflicting truths as there are people to claim them; there are equally multitudinous and conflicting truths within the individual. --Virgilia Peterson (1904-66)
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking. --Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)
Not words but deeds.
A note of music gains significance from the silence on either side. --Anne Morrow [Spencer] Lindbergh (1906-)
Nothing comes of nothing.
Nothing ever happened on this globe, for good, at which some people did not have their fill of laughter in the outset. --Charles (John Huffam) Dickens (1812-70): A Christmas Carol The End of It
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. --(François) Auguste (René) Rodin (1840-1917)
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. --Demosthenes (384?-322B.C.)
Nothing is hard to a willing mind.
Nothing is impossible to a willing mind.
Nothing is lost for asking.
Nothing is original. Not even this observation.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. --Ray Kroc (1902-84)
Nothing is so certain as the unexpected.
Nothing is unclean in itself; it becomes unclean to the person who considers it unclean. --Bible: Romans Chapter 14
Nothing is well said or done in a passion.
Nothing seek [sought], nothing find [found].
Nothing so good but it may be abused.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. --Charlie Brown --Charles (Monroe) Schulz (1922-2000): Peanuts
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right. --William Ewart Gladstone (1809-98)
Nothing venture, nothing have. /Nothing ventured, nothing gained [won].
Nothing will come of nothing. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): King Lear
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. --Samuel Johnson (1709-84)
Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, "I have failed three times," and what happens when he says, "I am a failure." --Samuel I(chiye) Hayakawa (1906-92)
A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and a multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life. --Saul Bellow (1915-)
Now take a good look at me because I am the actual real original Bernard Shaw. --George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Nurture passes [is above] nature.