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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 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
Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself What is my truest intention Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.
– Oprah Winfrey
Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense.
– Austin O'Malley
Before you begin a thing, remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. If you could see them clearly, naturally you could do a great deal to get rid of them but you can't. You can only see one thing clearly and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin.
– Kathleen Norris
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
– George Santayana
Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets angry, he'll be a mile away--and barefoot.
– Sarah Jackson

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