Found 1,206 quotes starting with B:


Better limp all the way to heaven than not get there at all.
– William Ashley
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
– Baltasar Gracián y Morales
Better never begin than never make an end.
– George Herbert
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
– Otomo No Yakamochi
Better no law than laws not enforced.
– Italian Proverb
Better not take a dog on the space shuttle, because if he sticks his head out when you're coming home, his face might burn up.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.
– Otto von Bismarck
Better reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.
– John Milton, Paradise Lost
Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.
– John Dryden
Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.
– Tao Te Ching
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
– Buddha
Better than power over all the earth, better than going to heaven and better than dominion over the worlds is the joy of the man who enters the river of life that leads to Non-Being.
– The Dhammapada
Better the foot slip than the tongue.
– French Proverb
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
– Dr. Robert Schuller
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
– Anonymous
Better to have loved and lost a short person than never to have loved a tall.
– David Chambless
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
– Chinese Proverb
Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.
– Maltbie Davenport Babcock
Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.
– John Milton, Paradise Lost
Better to rely on one powerful king than on many little princes.
– Jean de La Fontaine
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
– Abraham Lincoln
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
– Cyril Connolly
Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred.
– Sir Walter Raleigh
Between a dead-hero and a living-no one, always prefer the latter, always prefer the life! Being no one is infinitely better than being dead!
– Mehmet Murat ildan

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