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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
– George Eliot
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Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
– Unknown
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Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
– Hamilton Wright Mabi
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Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and an be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face.
– Francis of Assisi
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Blessedness is not the reward of virtue, but virtue itself; neither do we rejoice therein, because we control our lusts, but contrariwise, because we rejoice therein, we are able to control our lusts.
– Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics
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Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
– Alfred Jarry
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Blind belief is dangerous.
– Kenyan Proverb
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Blinded by self-conceit and knowing nothing, Like elephant infatuate with passion, I thought within myself, I all things knew; But when by slow degrees I somewhat learnt By aid of wise preceptors, my conceit, Like some disease, passed off; and now I live In the plain sense of what a fool I am.
– Bhartrihari
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Blinding ignorance does mislead us.
O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!

– Leonardo Da Vinci
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Blindness and error can change a life as surely as judgment and reason can.
– M. Morris
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Blood is inherited and virtue is acquired.
– Venezuelan Proverb
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Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
– Frank Herbert, Dune
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Blood may be thicker than water, but love is thicker than anything.
– Goldie Nash
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Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
– Don Marquis
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Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch.
– Yoshida Kenko
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Blow O wind to where my loved one is. Touch him and come touch me soon. I'll feel his gentle touch through you and meet his beauty in the moon. These things are much for the one who loves. One can live by them alone that he and I breathe the same air and that the Earth we tread is one.
– Ramayana
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Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you -- you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude.
– William Shakespeare
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Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
– H. P. Lovecraft, The White Ship
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Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
– Jimi Hendrix, Quoted in Charles Shaar Murray,Crosstown Traffic, ch. 6 (1989).
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Bluntness is a virtue.
– Allison Ling
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Blushing is the color of virtue.
– Laertius Diogenes
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Bo There's a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water
– Signs
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Boat is nothing without water and man without his dreams!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
– Plato
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