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But who is to guard the guards themselves
– Juvenal
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
– George Gordon Byron
But words are things; and a small drop of ink,
Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

– Lord Byron
But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step-dame Studys blows...Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite,Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write.
– Sir Philip Sidney
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
– Alfred North Whitehead
But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.
– William Shakespeare
But, my dearest Agathon, it is truth which you cannot contradict; you can without any difficulty contradict Socrates.
– Plato, Symposium
But, soft what light through yonder window breaks It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
– William Shakespeare
But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.

– William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet", Act 2 scene 1
Buy on the rumor sell on the news.
– Wall Street Proverb
Buy on the rumor; sell on the news.
– Wall Street Proverb
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
– Arthuer Schopenhauer
Buying is a profound pleasure.
– Simone de Beauvoir
By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece.
– G. K. Chesterton
By a husband wealth is accumulated; by a wife is its preservation.
– Burmese Proverb
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.
– Blaise Pascal
By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
– Sigmund Freud
By academic freedom I understand the right to search for truth and to publish and teach what one holds to be true. This right implies also a duty one must not conceal any part of what on has recognized to be true. It is evident that any restriction on academic freedom acts in such a way as to hamper the dissemination of knowledge among the people and thereby impedes national judgment and action.
– Albert Einstein
By all means continue to call me names. I daresay I have far too much confidence.
– Paul. F. Meekin
By all means marry if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
– Socrates
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher… and that is a good thing for any man.
– Socrates
By all means marry: if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
– Socrates
By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself: see what thy soul doth wear. Dare to look in thy chest; for 'Tis thine own: And tumble up and down what thou findst there. Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, he breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind.
– George Herbert

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