Found 1,287 quotes starting with B:

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
– Honoré de BalzacRate it:
Bureaucracy is not an obstacle to democracy but an inevitable complement to it.
– Joseph SchumpeterRate it:
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
– Charles PetersRate it:
Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. We will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them: You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.
– William Jennings BryanRate it:
Burning books is not as grave as burning people, because books, contrary to men, are not unique and ideas are fireproof!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Burning books is not as horrible as burning people, because books, contrary to men, are not unique and ideas are fireproof!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Burning the witch Giordano Bruno is one more wound inflicted on Christ’s body.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
Burnt Sienna. Thats the best thing that ever happened to Crayolas.
– Ken WeaverRate it:
Bush Sr. was a jerk, Quayle an idiot, Clinton was atrocious and disgusting, most of those who persecuted him were hypocritical, Gore is shallow and weak, Bradley is an idealist, Bush Jr. a fool, and all of the independent candidates act like they're on drugs.
– David BorensteinRate it:
Business has only two functions -- marketing and innovation.
– Peter DruckerRate it:
Business is a good game - lots of competition and a minimum of rules. You keep score with money.
– Atari founder Nolan BushnellRate it:
Business is always interfering with pleasure, but it makes other pleasures possible.
– William FaulknerRate it:
Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down.
– Frank Lloyd WrightRate it:
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
– Ross PerotRate it:
Business more than any other occupation is a continual dealing with the future it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
– Henry Robinson LuceRate it:
Business strategies can interestingly be assimilated with medicinal drugs. There are no better or worse strategies. There are only adequately adopted business strategies or inappropriately selected and implemented strategies.
– Abderrahman HassiRate it:
Business today consists in persuading crowds.
– Gerald Stanley LeeRate it:
Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
– Woodrow WilsonRate it:
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
– Nicholas Murray ButlerRate it:
Busy with the ugliness of the expensive success we forget the easiness of free beauty lying sad right around the corner, only an instant removed, unnoticed and squandered.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.
– John AdamsRate it:
But a good patriot, and a true politician, always considers how he shall make the most of the existing materials of his country. A disposition, to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman. Everything else is vulgar in the conception, perilous in the execution.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
But above all, what this Congress can be remembered for is opening the way to a new American revolutiona peaceful revolution in which power was turned back to the peoplein which government at all levels was refreshed and renewed and made truly responsive. This can be a revolution as profound, as far-reaching, as exciting as that first revolution almost 200 years agoand it can mean that just 5 years from now America will enter its third century as a young nation new in spirit, with all the vigor and the freshness with which it began its first century.
– Richard NixonRate it:
But all God's angels come to us disguised...
– James Russell LowellRate it:

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