Found 1,124 quotes starting with B:


By courage I repel adversity.
(Adversa Virtute Repello)

– Anonymous
By creating an intelligent thought, you open the road for many other intelligent thoughts! By producing a stupid thought, you open the path for many other stupid thoughts! Beware of your thoughts! Create pearl, and then pearls will increase! Create mud, and then mud will increase!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
– Albert Camus
By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
– Saskya Pandita
By doing; you inspire others to try, so keep doing.
– Vikrant Parsai
By doubting we come at truth.
– Cicero
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
– Benjamin Franklin
By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows.
– Ovid
By far the best proof is experience.
– Francis Bacon
By Fate full many a heart has been undone, And many a sprightly rose made woe-begone; Plume thee not on thy lusty youth and strength: Full many a bud is blasted ere its bloom.
– Omar Khayyam
By following the concept of 'one country, two systems,' you don't swallow me up nor I you.
– Deng Xiaoping
By force of arms.
– Cicero
By force of arms.
(Vi Et Armis)

– Cicero
By getting angry, one shows that he is wrong.
– Vikrant Parsai
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
– Oscar Wilde
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
– Edmund Burke
By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun.
– Katherine Mansfield
By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.
– Benjamin Franklin
By heritage and by choice, the United States of America will make that stand.
– George W. Bush, Speech to the United Nations, September 12, 2002
By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
– Lewis Mumford
By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
– Gay
By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
– Peter Ustinov
By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
– Fyodor Dostoevsky
By keenly confronting the enigmas that surround us, and by considering and analysing the observations that I have made, I ended up in the domain of mathematics, Although I am absolutely without training in the exact sciences, I often seem to have more in common with mathematicians than with my fellow artists.
– M. C. Escher
By labeling a bundle of problems with a single conceptual label, we make dealing with that problem easier - provided we're not interested in solving it.
– Dietrich Dörner

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