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Behold the man.
(Ecce Homo)

– Vulgate
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Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
– James Bryant Conant
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Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.
– Bible, Psalms 133
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Behold, my love, behold all that I simultaneously do: scandal, seduction, bad example, incest, adultery, sodomy! Oh, Satan! one and unique God of my soul, inspire thou in me something yet more, present further perversions to my smoking heart, and then shalt thou see how I shall plunge myself into them all!
– Marquis de Sade
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Behold, my son, with what little wisdom the world is ruled.
– Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna
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Behold, the fool saith, Put not all thine eggs in the one basket, -- which is but a manner of saying, Scatter your money and your attention, but the wise man saith, Put all your eggs in the one basket and -- watch that basket.
– Mark Twain
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Being 6'4" and a redhead has its advantages. I'm easy to spot in a crowd!
– John McNerney
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Being a child is horrible. It is slightly better than being a tree or a piece of heavy machinery but not half as good as being a domestic cat.
– Julie Burchill
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Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
– Will Rogers
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Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it . I would have made a terrible mother.
– Katharine Hepburn
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Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
– Lionel Trilling
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Being a leading man on a film set under the direction of somebody like Dickie Attenborough is very empowering, and you have to be extremely careful how you use that power.
– Ben Kingsley
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Being a Man and a Hero , both are totally different. Being both of this in one personality is miracle and unbelievable .
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Being a man, ne'er ask the gods for a life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long.
– Menander
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Being a twin is like being born with a best friend.
– Tricia Marrapodi (1968-2008)
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Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.
– Joseph Conrad
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Being a woman is of special interest to aspiring male transexuals. To actual women it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
– Fran Lebowitz
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Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage.
– Gloria Steinem
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Being alone by oneself is much better than being alone with another.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.
– James Dean
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Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
– Edna Ferber
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Being another character is more interesting than being yourself.
– Sir John Gielgud
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Being attached to the problems of yesterday or the insecurities of tomorrow will destroy your today."
– Steve Maraboli
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Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
– Thomas Alva Edison
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Being continually in people?s sight, by the satiety which it creates, diminishes the reverence felt for great characters.
– Livy
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