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By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.
– George Santayana
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.
– Confucius
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.
– Confucius, The Confucian Analects
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. In fact, it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
By night an atheist half believes in God.
– Edward Young
By not replying to the stupid, you can save so much time in your life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
– Charles Haddon Spurgeon
By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it.
– Sharon Salzberg
By respecting the trees, you prove that you are a person who deserves to be respected!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
– Frank Moore Colby
By rousing himself, by earnestness, by restraint and control the wise man may make for himself an island which no flood can overwhelm.
– The Dhammapada
By six qualities may a fool be known: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without motive; inquiry, without an object; trust in a stranger; and incapacity to discriminate between friend and foe.
– Arabic Proverb
By staying calm, you increase your resistance against any kind of storms.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By taking the time to contemplate where you are and where you want to be, you greatly empower yourself. It's a wonderful opportunity to finally set in motion the changes you want in your life."
– Steve Maraboli
By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
By the end, everybody had a label -- pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary ... If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.
– Jerry Rubin
By the fall of water-drops the pot is filled: such is the increase of riches, of knowledge, and of virtue.
– The Hitopadesa
By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks
– William Shakespeare
By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
Open, locks,
Whoever knocks!

– William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 4 scene 1
By the rude bridge that arched the flood,Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,Here once the embattled farmers stood,And fired the shot heard round the world.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
By the time a man notices that he is no longer young, his youth has long since left him.
– W. Somerset Maugham
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
– Charles Wadsworth
By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd be grown up.
– Lord Billingsley
By the time the child can draw more that scribble, by the age of four or five years, an already well-formed body of conceptual knowledge formulated in language dominates his memory and controls his graphic work. Drawings are graphic accounts of essentially verbal processes. As an essentially verbal education gains control, the child abandons his graphic efforts and relies almost entirely on words. Language has first spoilt drawing and then swallowed it up completely.
– Karl Buhler, 1930
By the time the clever reaches the clouds, the genius is already on the stars.
– Mehmet Murat ildan

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