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After you've heard two eyewitness accounts of an accident, it makes you wonder about
history.
Dave Barry

A false witness is worthy of being cast to the dogs.
Jewish proverb

God is the best of witnesses.
Lebanese proverb

During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological
revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or
the ability to think.
Bernard Mannes Baruch

Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing up, a sound set of values
- and witnesses.
Franklin P. Jones

Better one eyewitness than ten hearsay witnesses.
Dutch proverb

True bravery is without witness.
American proverb

There is no such witness as a good measure of wine.
Spanish proverb

There are two distinct aspects of your inner being. The first is you, the awareness, the
witness, the center of your willful intentions; and the other is that which you watch. The
problem is, the part that you watch never shuts up. If you could get rid of that part, even
for a moment, the peace and serenity would be the nicest vacation you've ever had.
Michael A. Singer

No witness can become the judge.
Jewish proverb

We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for
those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have
witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
Bernard Mannes Baruch

When the lives and the rights of children are at stake, there must be no silent witnesses.
Carol Bellamy