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But love is blind and lovers cannot see
The pretty follies that themselves commit;
For if they could, Cupid himself would blush
To see me thus transformed to a boy.

– William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II Scene 6
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
– Ernest Hemingway
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
– Lydia Child
But more importantly, you've got to play with your heart, with every fiber of your body. If you're lucky enough to find a guy with a lot of head and a lot of heart, he's never going to come off the field second.
– Vince Lombardi
But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.
– Alan B. Watts
But no perfection is so absolute, That some impurity doth not pollute.
– William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece Ver. 124
But O the truth, the truth. The many eyes That look on it The diverse things they see.
– George Meredith
But O the truth, the truth. The
many eyes
That look on it! The diverse things
they see.

– George Meredith
But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend.
– David Bissonette
But pain... seems to me an insufficient reason not to embrace life. Being dead is quite painless. Pain, like time, is going to come on regardless. Question is, what glorious moments can you win from life in addition to the pain
– Lois McMaster Bujold
But pain... seems to me an insufficient reason not to embrace life. Being dead is quite painless. Pain, like time, is going to come on regardless. Question is, what glorious moments can you win from life in addition to the pain?
– Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.
– John F. Kennedy
But penance need not be paid in suffering...It can be paid in forward motion. Correcting the mistake is a positive move, a nurturing move.
– Barbara Hall
But pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty.
– George Eliot, Middlemarch, Ch 8
But psychoanalysis has taught that the dead—a dead parent, for example—can be more alive for us, more powerful, more scary, than the living. It is the question of ghosts.
– Jacques Derrida, Quoted in New York Times, January 23, 1994
But respect yourself most of all.
– Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
But screw up your courage to the sticking place, And we'll not fail.
– Mary Bertone
But search the land of living men,
Wher wilst thou find their like again.

– Walter Scott
But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.
– Rupert Brooke
But such an affection for what doesn't fit and won't comport, reality out of place...
– Clifford Geertz
But the animal has no veil. Dogs better treated than Afghan women. (Même l'animal n'a de voile. Chien mieux traité que l'afghane ?)
– Charles de LEUSSE
But the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable.
– E. M. Forster
But the dog who is rabid is not by bowl attracted. (Mais le chien qui est enragé n'est par gamelle attiré)
– Charles de LEUSSE
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
– Carl Sagan
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.
– The Apostle Paul (Saul of Tarsus), The Bible- Galations 5:22-23 NIV

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