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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:
But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy?
– Harriet MartineauRate it:
But it is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
– Herman MelvilleRate it:
But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend.
– Walter RaleighRate it:
But it's hard to be hip over thirty When everyone else is nineteen, When the last dance we learned was the Lindy, And the last we heard, girls who looked like Barbra Streisand Were trying to do something about it.
– Judith ViorstRate it:
But just as delicate fare does not stop you from craving for saveloys, so tried and exquisite friendship does not take away your taste for something new and dubious.
– ColetteRate it:
But love is blind and lovers cannot see
The pretty follies that themselves commit;
For if they could, Cupid himself would blush
To see me thus transformed to a boy.

– William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II Scene 6Rate it:
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
– Ernest HemingwayRate it:
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
– Lydia ChildRate it:
But more importantly, you've got to play with your heart, with every fiber of your body. If you're lucky enough to find a guy with a lot of head and a lot of heart, he's never going to come off the field second.
– Vince LombardiRate it:
But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.
– Alan B. WattsRate it:
But no perfection is so absolute, That some impurity doth not pollute.
– William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece Ver. 124Rate it:
But O the truth, the truth. The many eyes That look on it The diverse things they see.
– George MeredithRate it:
But O the truth, the truth. The
many eyes
That look on it! The diverse things
they see.

– George MeredithRate it:

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