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Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know, and all ye need to know.
– John Keats, -
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
– Edgar Allen Poe
Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due -- she reminds us too much of a prima donna.
– E. M. Forster
beauty plus personality equal model while beauty plus personality plus spirituality equals super model
– ambassador chris
Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
– André Breton
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.
– Sara Teasdale
Beavers bred in captivity, inhabiting a concrete pool, will, if given the timber, fatuously go through all the motions of damming and ancestral stream.
– Evelyn Waugh, Work Suspended (1943)
Bebop was about change, about evolution. It wasn't about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
– Miles Davis
Because a thing is difficult for you, do not therefore suppose it to be beyond mortal power. On the contrary, if anything is possible and proper for man to do, assume that it must fall within your own capacity.
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations – Book Six
because for years I thought what was good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa.
– Charles Erwin Wilson
Because he did not have time to read every new book in his field, the great Polish anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski used a simple and efficient method of deciding which ones were worth his attention: Upon receiving a new book, he immediately checked the index to see if his name was cited, and how often. The more "Malinowski" the more compelling the book. No "Malinowski," and he doubted the subject of the book was anthropology at all.
– Neil Postman
Because he once wrote, "We must love one another or die," he can command me to follow him.
– E.M. Forster
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes.' They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.'
– Clare Booth Luce
Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
Because I had goodwill for all, I thought all were my friends; and then I learned of treachery, that some preferred my end. A glorious day, the one I learned the meaning of the word. It's good to know my enemies, though their reasons are absurd.
– Vanna Bonta
Because I have been a magician for many years, people have often asked me whether I ever have sawn a woman in half. I reply, Oh, yes I've sawn over seventy women in half in my lifetime, and I'm learning the second half of the trick now.
– Raymond Smullyan
Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
– Amelia Burr
Because I'm technologically able to find a like-minded person on the other side of the globe, I'm also more interested in making friends with my next-door neighbor.
– Jeffrey Klein
Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
– Bernard Mandeville
Because just as good morals, if they are to be maintained, have need of the laws, so the laws, if they are to be observed, have need of good morals.
– Niccolò Machiavelli
Because of Christ's resurrection--and His guarantee that He will resurrect all who believe in Him--we are the most fortunate, the most blest people on the planet Our faith is effective, we are not in our sins, our departed loved ones are with the Lord, and the labor we do for Him is not in vain.
– Bob Wilkin
Because of what you have done the heavens have become a part of man's world. And as you talk to us from the Sea of Tranquillity, it inspires us to redouble our efforts to bring peace and Tranquillity to Earth. For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this Earth are truly one. One in their pride in what you have done. One in our prayers that you will return safely to Earth.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
– Thomas Aquinas

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