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Definition of Hence

Hence

  1. From this place; away.
  2. From this time; in the future; as, a week hence.
  3. From this reason; as an inference or deduction.
  4. From this source or origin.
  5. To send away.

Hence Quotations

The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
Aristotle

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
Saint Augustine
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Hence Translations

hence in Afrikaans is hiervandaan
hence in Danish is herfra
hence in Dutch is hiervandaan, vanhier
hence in German is infolgedessen, daher, ab jetzt, daraus, deshalb
hence in Italian is per questo, indi, in consequenza
hence in Latin is hinc
hence in Portuguese is daqui
hence in Spanish is por tanto

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