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But far more numerous was the herd of such,
Who think too little and who talk too much.

– John DrydenRate it:
But few have spoken of the actual pleasure derived from giving to someone, from creating something, from finishing a task, form offering unexpected help almost invisibly and anonymously.
– Paul WienerRate it:
But for money and the need of it, there would not be half the friendship in the world. It is powerful for good if divinely used. Give it plenty of air and it is sweet as the hawthorn; shut it up and it cankers and breeds worms.
– George MacDonaldRate it:
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.
– John Perry BarlowRate it:
But he that is the greatest among you shall be your servant. And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abused and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.
– Matthew 2311, 12 BibleRate it:
But he who never sins can little boast
Compared to him who goes and sins no more.

– N. P. WillisRate it:
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
– John GayRate it:
But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.
– Antonin ArtaudRate it:
But how shall I get ideas? Keep your wits open! Observe! Observe! Study! Study! But above all, Think! Think! And when a noble image is indelibly impressed upon the mind -- Act!
– Orison Swett MardenRate it:
But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely.
– Charles DickensRate it:
But I do not think the flying machine will ever be used for ordinary traffic and for what may be called "popular" purposes. People who write about the conditions under which the business and pleasure of the world will be carried on in another hundred years generally make flying machines take the place of railways and steamers, but that such will ever be the case I very much doubt.
– Hiram Stevens MaximRate it:
But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner.
– John DonneRate it:
But I have always liked bird dogs better than kennel-fed dogs myself--you know, one that will get out and hunt for food rather than sit on his fanny and yell.
– Charles E. WilsonRate it:
But I know somehow, that only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars.
– Martin Luther King Jr.Rate it:
But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating so I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was a drizzle and she was a hurricane.
– John GreenRate it:
But I'm not so think as you drunk I am.
– Sir J.C. Squire, Ballade of Soporific AbsorptionRate it:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams. I have spread my dreams under your feet. Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.
– W. B. YeatsRate it:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
– William Butler YeatsRate it:
But if the rooster crows, this is not for the farmer. (Mais si le coq a chanté, - Ce n'est pas pour le fermier.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
But if used for retribution, magic is vengeance incarnate.
– Terry Goodkind, "Blood of the Fold"Rate it:
But if you build your life on dreams it's prudent to recall a man with moonlight in his hands has nothing there at all.
– Don QuixoteRate it:
But in modern war you will die like a dog for no good reason.
– Ernest HemingwayRate it:
But in our enthusiasm, we could not resist a radical overhaul of the system, in which all of its major weaknesses have been exposed, analyzed, and replaced with new weaknesses.
– Bruce Leverett - "Register Allocation in Optimizing Compilers"Rate it:
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:

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