Found 1,278 quotes starting with B:

But to my mind, though I am native here And to the manner born, it is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
But true love is a durable fire In the mind ever burning Never sick, never old, never dead From itself never turning.
– Sir Walter RaleighRate it:
But wait there's more!
– Ron PopeilRate it:
But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.
– Geoffrey F. AlbertRate it:
But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?
– James ThurberRate it:
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
– Albert CamusRate it:
But what is the difference between literature and journalism ...Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
But what is the difference between literature and journalism?
...Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.

– Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist, 1891Rate it:
But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.
– Jane AustenRate it:
But when you start disagreeing with the answers, you've got a problem.
– R. E. PhillipsRate it:
But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief,The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight,Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.
– John MiltonRate it:
But which race? Does there exist a German race? Has it ever existed? Will it ever exist? Reality, myth, or hoax of the theorists? Ah well, we respond, a Germanic race does not exist. Various movements. Curiosity. Stupor. We repeat. Does not exist. We don't say so. Scientists say so. Hitler says so.
– Benito MussoliniRate it:
But who is to guard the guards themselves
– JuvenalRate it:
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 ByronRate it:
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 ByronRate it:
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 SidneyRate it:
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 WhiteheadRate it:
But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
But, my dearest Agathon, it is truth which you cannot contradict; you can without any difficulty contradict Socrates.
– Plato, SymposiumRate it:
But, soft what light through yonder window breaks It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
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 1Rate it:
Buy on the rumor sell on the news.
– Wall Street ProverbRate it:
Buy on the rumor; sell on the news.
– Wall Street ProverbRate it:
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 SchopenhauerRate it:
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 SchopenhauerRate it:

Discuss these letter quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!