Found 103 quotes starting with BY:

By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
By a husband wealth is accumulated; by a wife is its preservation.
– Burmese ProverbRate it:
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered.
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:
By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
By academic freedom I understand the right to search for truth and to publish and teach what one holds to be true. This right implies also a duty one must not conceal any part of what on has recognized to be true. It is evident that any restriction on academic freedom acts in such a way as to hamper the dissemination of knowledge among the people and thereby impedes national judgment and action.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
By all means continue to call me names. I daresay I have far too much confidence.
– Paul. F. MeekinRate it:
By all means marry if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
– SocratesRate it:
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher… and that is a good thing for any man.
– SocratesRate it:
By all means marry: if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
– SocratesRate it:
By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself: see what thy soul doth wear. Dare to look in thy chest; for 'Tis thine own: And tumble up and down what thou findst there. Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, he breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind.
– George HerbertRate it:
By always thinking unto them. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open little by little into the full light.
– Sir Issac Newton, On how he made discoveriesRate it:
By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
– Richard Buckminster FullerRate it:
By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
By asking for the impossible, obtain the best possible.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character
– Grenville KleiserRate it:
By courage I repel adversity.
– AnonymousRate it:
By courage I repel adversity.
(Adversa Virtute Repello)

– AnonymousRate it:
By creating an intelligent thought, you open the road for many other intelligent thoughts! By producing a stupid thought, you open the path for many other stupid thoughts! Beware of your thoughts! Create pearl, and then pearls will increase! Create mud, and then mud will increase!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
– Albert CamusRate it:
By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
– Saskya PanditaRate it:
By doing; you inspire others to try, so keep doing.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
By doubting we come at truth.
– CiceroRate it:
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows.
– OvidRate it:
By far the best proof is experience.
– Francis BaconRate it:
By Fate full many a heart has been undone, And many a sprightly rose made woe-begone; Plume thee not on thy lusty youth and strength: Full many a bud is blasted ere its bloom.
– Omar KhayyamRate it:
By following the concept of 'one country, two systems,' you don't swallow me up nor I you.
– Deng XiaopingRate it:
By force of arms.
– CiceroRate it:
By force of arms.
(Vi Et Armis)

– CiceroRate it:
By getting angry, one shows that he is wrong.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
By giving away with kindness, you get it back with greatness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
By God a man is afraid more of himself than anything else; every day he is struggling to construct a God first to suit him, only then to others.
– Thiruman ArchunanRate it:
By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
– Dorothea BrandeRate it:
By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun.
– Katherine MansfieldRate it:
By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
By heritage and by choice, the United States of America will make that stand.
– George W. Bush, Speech to the United Nations, September 12, 2002Rate it:
By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
– Lewis MumfordRate it:
By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
– GayRate it:
By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
– Peter UstinovRate it:
By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
– Fyodor DostoevskyRate it:
By keenly confronting the enigmas that surround us, and by considering and analysing the observations that I have made, I ended up in the domain of mathematics, Although I am absolutely without training in the exact sciences, I often seem to have more in common with mathematicians than with my fellow artists.
– M. C. EscherRate it:
By labeling a bundle of problems with a single conceptual label, we make dealing with that problem easier - provided we're not interested in solving it.
– Dietrich DörnerRate it:
By learning to obey, you will know how to command.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.
– Latin ProverbRate it:
By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.
– Latin ProverbRate it:
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency.
– William Carlos WilliamsRate it:
By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed.
– Adolph Hitler, Mein KampfRate it:
By mid-November I always like to have an extra 15 pounds on me.
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:
By mistreating the source of all logic we can enforce shortcuts.
– Martin Tobias LithnerRate it:
By nature all men are alike, but by education very different.
– ChineseRate it:
By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
– Thomas AquinasRate it:
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 SantayanaRate it:
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.
– ConfuciusRate it:
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.
– Confucius, The Confucian AnalectsRate it:
By nature, men are uncontrollable and wild, and it should be, but women have the key to control them, if they know how to use it.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
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 EmersonRate it:
By night an atheist half believes in God.
– Edward YoungRate it:
By not replying to the stupid, you can save so much time in your life!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
By now you should know not to eat the GMO -Johnny The Walker
– Johnny WowkRate it:
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
– Charles Haddon SpurgeonRate it:
By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it.
– Sharon SalzbergRate it:
By recurrently changing the horizon, things can be perceived from another angle and the perspectives of life can be reoriented in a captivating way. If not, the squeaking wheel of our mind will suffer from lack of oil and our vision of the world gets rusted.
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
By respecting the trees, you prove that you are a person who deserves to be respected!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
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 ColbyRate it:
By rousing himself, by earnestness, by restraint and control the wise man may make for himself an island which no flood can overwhelm.
– The DhammapadaRate it:
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 ProverbRate it:
By staying calm, you increase your resistance against any kind of storms.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
By studying the masters -- not their pupils.
– Niels Henrik AbelRate it:
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 MaraboliRate it:
By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
By the end of 2005 there will not be a single Jew left in the Gaza Strip.
– Ariel SharonRate it:
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 RubinRate it:
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:
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
– Robert FrostRate it:
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Bygone troubles are a pleasure to talk about.
– Yiddish ProverbRate it:

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