Found 1,153 quotes starting with B:


Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
– Jim
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
– Samuel Paterson
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
– Sir W. Temple
Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
Bootless grief hurts a man?s self, but patience makes a jest of an injury.
– R Chamberlain
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
– Ambrose Bierce
Bore: a man who is never unintentionally rude.
– Oscar Wilde
Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Boredom is a finicky creature, never around when you need it, and always popping up when you want it the least.
– Lewis Ward
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character.
– James Bridie
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
– Bertrand Russell
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time serenity, that nothing is.
– Thomas Szasz
Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.
– Søren Kierkegaard
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
– William Phillips
Borrowers of books --those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.
– Charles Lamb
Borrowing money from a bank is sometimes like borrowing money from your children.
– Vikrant Parsai
Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for So you can make a bigger salary than other people
– Beah Richards
Both half success and half failure must be considered as a full failure!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Both mother and God are verb, not noun.
– Vikrant Parsai
both of them to be important and be either priority by your without knowladge it cant add more imaginationbut imagination always be theres without knowladge
– Albert Einstein
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
– Aristotle
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.
– Abraham Lincoln
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
Both the cockroach and the bird could get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.
– Joseph Wood Krutch
Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.
– Joseph Wood Krutch

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