Found 103 quotes starting with BY:

By the fall of water-drops the pot is filled: such is the increase of riches, of knowledge, and of virtue.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks
– William ShakespeareRate it:
By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
Open, locks,
Whoever knocks!

– William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 4 scene 1Rate it:
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 EmersonRate it:
By the time a man notices that he is no longer young, his youth has long since left him.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
– Charles WadsworthRate it:
By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd be grown up.
– Lord BillingsleyRate it:
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, 1930Rate it:
By the time the clever reaches the clouds, the genius is already on the stars.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
By the time there's another invasion of artificially intelligent dung-eating robotic probes from outer space, maybe their uber-children will have devised a way to save our planet.
– Gillian AndersonRate it:
By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of I am afraid, we say, I don't want to, or I don't know how, or I can't.
– Andrea DworkinRate it:
By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.
– Charles DickensRate it:
By the time we've made it, we've had it.
– Malcolm ForbesRate it:
By the time you get to your ball, if you don't know what to do with it, try another sport.
– Julius BorosRate it:
By the time your life is finished, you will have learned just enough to begin it well.
– Eleanor MarxRate it:
By the work one knows the workmen.
– Jean de La FontaineRate it:
By their own follies they perished, the fools.
– HomerRate it:
By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?
– Jackie MasonRate it:
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
– John 1335 BibleRate it:
By three methods we may learn wisdom First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
– ConfuciusRate it:
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
– ConfuciusRate it:
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
– Mark TwainRate it:
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
– SallustRate it:
By whom?
– Dorothy Parker, when told she was outspokenRate it:
By words the mind is winged.
– AristophanesRate it:

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