Found 1,275 quotes starting with B:

Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
– André BretonRate it:
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Beauty, Elegance, Grace and Truth in the Universe don't lie outside, but are always inside - within the brilliance of our mind and the brightness in our heart. Always maintain it, rekindle it, and never let it fade away or die. The dichotomy of life is that we must seek Beauty, Elegance, Grace and Truth within first, so as to understand the outside that is often without.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Beauty, Fame and Power have their common denominator - they all are fickle. They can also be described as faithless, flighty and frivolous. They all enable you to soar high when they are with you, and yet they also drop you from the greatest heights without any prior warning. They all trip you up when you are least expecting it. Fools are hypnotized by them, while Wise manage them smartly keeping their feet firmly on the ground. Be Wise, and do not get carried away with Beauty, Fame and Power. Good luck!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.
– Sara TeasdaleRate it:
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)Rate it:
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 DavisRate it:
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 SixRate it:
Because anticipate rather than search the bushes. (Car plutôt anticiper - Que les fourrés rechercher.) [Fables1, The Rabbit and the Hedgehog / Le Lapin et le Hérisson]
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
because for years I thought what was good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa.
– Charles Erwin WilsonRate it:
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 PostmanRate it:
Because he once wrote, "We must love one another or die," he can command me to follow him.
– E.M. ForsterRate it:
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 LuceRate it:
Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
– Emily DickinsonRate it:
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
– Emily DickinsonRate it:
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 BontaRate it:
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 SmullyanRate it:
Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
– Amelia BurrRate it:
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 KleinRate it:
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 MandevilleRate it:
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 MachiavelliRate it:
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 WilkinRate it:
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 NixonRate it:
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 AquinasRate it:
Because systems of mass communication can communicate only officially acceptable levels of reality, no one can know the extent of the secret unconscious life. No one in America can know what will happen. No one is in real control.
– Allen GinsbergRate it:

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