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Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
– John Wilmot
Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love, though I'd stepped in it a few times.
– Rita Rudner
Before I was married, I had a hundred theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.
– John Wilmot
Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.
– Andy Warhol
Before making a great movement, stay motionless for a good while! If you give legs to the rocks, they will start running like crazy horses! Stillness accumulates liveliness; laziness accumulates industriousness; sleep accumulates motion!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.
– Helen Rowland
Before marriage, her parents wonder when he will go home; after marriage, she wonders when he will come home.
– Vikrant Parsai
Before marrying a woman make sure that you can support her.
– Vikrant Parsai
Before money, woman is the root of all evil because if woman didn’t exist, money would have no meaning.
– Vikrant Parsai
Before saying anything, always think to yourself, "Since my life is not a porno, will this creep her out?"
– Ingrid Weir
Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.
– Andrew Alden
Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd.
– From the I Ching
Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
– Hesiod
Before the Gulf War started, the Iraqi Army was the the fourth largest in the world. Now, its the second largest army in Iraq.
– Wall Street Journal, March 15, 1991
Before they're plumbers or writers or taxi drivers or unemployed or journalists, before everything else, men are men. Whether heterosexual or homosexual. The only difference is that some of them remind you of it as soon as you meet them, and others wait for a little while.
– Marguerite Duras
Before thinking about what you are going to say, think about what I am saying.
– Alireza Salehi Nejad
Before we acquire great power, we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Before we blame, we should first see if we can't excuse.
– G. C. Lichtenberg
Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
– Emma Goldman
Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
– La Rochefoucauld
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy those are who already possess it.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Before we take to the sea, we walk on land. . . Before we create, we must understand. . .
– Ernest Hemingway
Before you act consider when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
– Sallust
Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
– Sallust

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