Found 1,191 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
Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him.
– Alexis de Tocqueville
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

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