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Patience is the best remedy [medicine].
Patient men win the day.
The pen is mightier than the sword. --Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803-73): Richelieu
Penny wise, (and) pound foolish.
People feel safe when crossing a street against the red light in a group．
The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none. --Eden Phillpotts (1862-1960)
People who have no faults are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them. --Anatole France (1844-1924)
People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them that Benjamin Franklin said it first.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul. --Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)
A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. --Dave Barry
The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it. --Karl (Heinrich) Marx (1818-83)
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you. --Brigitte Bardot (1934-)
Photography is truth. And cinema is truth twenty-four times a second. --Jean-Luc Godard (1930-): Le Petit Soldat
Physician, heal thyself. --Bible: Luke Chapter 4: 23
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Play like you play. Play like you think, and then you got it, if you're going to get it. And whatever you get, that's you, so that's your story. --William [Count] Basie (1904-84)
The play's the thing. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet
Pleasure and joy soon come and soon go.
The pleasures of the mighty are the tears of the poor.
Ploughing the field and forgetting the seeds.
(It's like) Plowing the sand(s).
Plum flowers! Don't forget the springtime, even though your master is no longer with you. When an easterly wind blows, be sure to send me--your sweet fragrance. --Sugawara-no Michizane (845-903)
Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason. --(Friedrich von Hardenberg) Novalis (1772-1801)
Poison drives out poison.
A politician thinks of the next election--a statesman, of the next generation. --James Freeman Clarke (1810-88)
Popular songs go with the times.
The pot calls the kettle black.
Poverty dulls the wit.
Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of the mind is irreparable. --Michel Eyquem (Seigneur) de Montaigne (1533-92)
Poverty wants some things, luxury many, avarice all things. --Abraham Cowley (1618-67)
Power should not be concentrated in the hands of so few, and powerlessness in the hands of so many. --Maggie Kuhn (1905-95)
Practice makes perfect.
Praise day at night and life at the end.
Praise makes good men better and bad men worse.
Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will. --James Monroe (1758-1831)
Prevention is better than cure.
Pride comes [goes] before a fall.
Pride goes before destruction (and shame comes after).
Pride will have a fall.
The probability of success is difficult to estimate; but if we never search the chance of success is zero. --P. Morrison
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together. --Robert Redford (1937-)
A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit. --Richard Bach (1936-)
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
The proper plan for the year is to grow grain; the proper plan for the decade is to grow trees; the proper plan for the lifetime is to grow human beings. --Kuan Chung (?-645B.C.) (trans. by Take Moon OK)
The proper study of mankind is man.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Pudding before praise.
The purpose of life is a life of purpose. --Robert Byrne (1930-)
Put your sword back into its place; for all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword. --Bible: Matthew Chapter 26