Found 75 quotes starting with BO:

Bo There's a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water
– Signs
Boat is nothing without water and man without his dreams!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
– Plato
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
– Plato, The Republic
Body can’t contain the inside hurricane. (Corps ne peut contenir L'ouragan intérieur)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Bohemia has no banner. It survives by discretion.
– Tennessee Williams
Boldness in itself is genius.
– L. Ron Hubbard
Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything.
– Nikita Khrushchev
Bond. James Bond.
– Ian Fleming
Bone-white driftwood maroons on the sand. Dunes wall in the strand. An island offshore is an overturned teacup. The gulls have abandoned the sea for the roof of the Surf Club.
– Kirby Wright
Book dedication To myself, without whose inspired and tireless efforts this book would not have been possible.
– Al Jaffee
Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.
– Anthony Trollope
Books and marriage go ill together.
– Molière
Books are for only those who can live without television.
– Vikrant Parsai
Books are hindrances to persisting stupidity.
– Spanish Proverb
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry.
– Umberto Eco
Books are pleasant, but if by being over-studious we impair our health and spoil our good humour, two of the best things we have, let us give it over. I, for my part, am one of those who think no fruit derived from them can recompense so great a loss.
– Montaigne
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.
– Oswald Chambers
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
– Barbara Tuchman
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
– Henry David Thoreau
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
– Joseph Addison
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
– Charles W. Eliot
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
– Charles W. Eliot, The Happy Life, 1896
Books are the way the dead talk to the living.
– Laurie Anderson
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
– Salman Rushdie
Books get older as well; their body also wears out, but unlike us, their brain remains forever young!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Books give not wisdome where none was before, But where some is, there reading makes it more.
– Sir John Harington
Books have the same enemies as people fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
– Paul Valery
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
– Paul Valery
Books may well be the only true magic.
– Alice Hoffman
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
– Francis Bacon
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
– Sir John Denham
Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most useful after all.
– Samuel Johnson
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
– A. Whitney Griswold
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education.
– Alfred Whitney
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
– Jim
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
– Samuel Paterson
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
– Sir W. Temple
Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
Bootless grief hurts a man?s self, but patience makes a jest of an injury.
– R Chamberlain
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
– Ambrose Bierce
Bore: a man who is never unintentionally rude.
– Oscar Wilde
Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Boredom is a finicky creature, never around when you need it, and always popping up when you want it the least.
– Lewis Ward
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character.
– James Bridie
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
– Bertrand Russell
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time serenity, that nothing is.
– Thomas Szasz
Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.
– Søren Kierkegaard
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
– William Phillips
Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him.
– Alexis de Tocqueville
Born to be wild -- live to outgrow it.
– Doug Horton
Borrowers of books --those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.
– Charles Lamb
Borrowing money from a bank is sometimes like borrowing money from your children.
– Vikrant Parsai
Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for So you can make a bigger salary than other people
– Beah Richards
Both half success and half failure must be considered as a full failure!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Both mother and God are verb, not noun.
– Vikrant Parsai
both of them to be important and be either priority by your without knowladge it cant add more imaginationbut imagination always be theres without knowladge
– Albert Einstein
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
– Aristotle
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.
– Abraham Lincoln
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
Both the cockroach and the bird could get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.
– Joseph Wood Krutch
Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.
– Joseph Wood Krutch
Both white and black acknowledge women?s sway, So much the better and the wiser too, Deeming it most convenient to obey, Or possibly they might their folly rue.*
– Persian
Bourgeois society is infected by monomania the monomania of accounting. For it, the only thing that has value is what can be counted in francs and centimes. It never hesitates to sacrifice human life to figures which look well on paper, such as national budgets or industrial balance sheets.
– Simone Weil
Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.
– Edwin Markham
Boxing is just show business with blood.
– Frank Bruno
Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious.
– P. G. Wodehouse
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.
– James Grover Thurber
Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
– Charles Lamb
Boys are found everywhere-on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running around or jumping to. Mothers love them, little girls hate them, older sisters and brothers tolerate them, adults ignore them and Heaven protects them. A boy is Truth with dirt on its face, Beauty with a cut on its finger, Wisdom with bubble gum in its hair and the Hope of the future with a frog in its pocket.
– Alan Marshall Beck
Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
– Kim Hubbard
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
– Anthony Hope
Boys will be boys... and so will most men.
– Jean R. Langley
Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad.
– Lyndon B. Johnson

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