Best Famous Quotes by: James Bryce, James D. Bryden, Bill Bryson, Lyman Bryson, Martin Buber, Marty Bucella, John Buchan, Edna Buchanan, Art Buchwald, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, A. G. Buckham, Henry Thomas Buckle, Mary Lorraine Buckley, Buddha, Eustace Budgell, Carl W. Buechner, Frederick Buechner, Jimmy Buffett, Warren Buffett, Comte de Buffon, George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon, Lois McMaster Bujold, Charles Bukowski, Bill Bulko, Sitting Bull, Rudolf Karl Bultmann, E. R. Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

Best James Bryce Quotes: The most famous quotes by James Bryce

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. — James Bryce

Best James D. Bryden Quotes: The most famous quotes by James D. Bryden

Love does not die easily. It is a living thing. It thrives in the face of all of life’s hazards, save one — neglect. — James D. Bryden

Best Bill Bryson Quotes: The most famous quotes by Bill Bryson

He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor. — Bill Bryson

Best Lyman Bryson Quotes: The most famous quotes by Lyman Bryson

The qualities that get a man into power are not those that lead him, once established, to use power wisely. — Lyman Bryson

Best Martin Buber Quotes: The most famous quotes by Martin Buber

Play is the exultation of the possible. — Martin Buber

Best Marty Bucella Quotes: The most famous quotes by Marty Bucella

When it comes to staying young, a mind lift beats a face lift any day. — Marty Bucella

Best John Buchan Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Buchan

We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. — John Buchan

I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest. — John Buchan

An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support. — John Buchan

Best Edna Buchanan Quotes: The most famous quotes by Edna Buchanan

True friends are those who really know you but love you anyway. — Edna Buchanan

Best Art Buchwald Quotes: The most famous quotes by Art Buchwald

The best things in life aren’t things. — Art Buchwald

Just when you think there’s nothing to write about, Nixon says, ‘I am not a crook.’ Jimmy Carter says, ‘I have lusted after women in my heart.’ President Reagan says, ‘I have just taken a urinalysis test, and I am not on dope.’ — Art Buchwald

I worship the quicksand he walks in. — Art Buchwald

You can’t make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you’re doing is recording it. — Art Buchwald

Best Pearl Buck Quotes: The most famous quotes by Pearl Buck

Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same. — Pearl Buck

There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness. — Pearl Buck

Order is the shape upon which beauty depends. — Pearl Buck

Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up. — Pearl Buck

There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream – whatever that dream might be. — Pearl Buck

At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them. — Pearl Buck

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. — Pearl Buck

A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. — Pearl Buck

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied. — Pearl Buck

Best Pearl Sydenstricker Buck Quotes: The most famous quotes by Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

All things are possible until they are proved impossible-even the impossible may only be so, as of now. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream-whatever that dream might be. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Hunger makes thief of any man. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. — Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Best A. G. Buckham Quotes: The most famous quotes by A. G. Buckham

Monotony is the awful reward of the careful. — A. G. Buckham

Best Henry Thomas Buckle Quotes: The most famous quotes by Henry Thomas Buckle

If you can impress any man with an absorbing conviction of the supreme importance of some moral or religious doctrine if you can make him believe that those who reject that doctrine are doomed to eternal perdition if you then give that man power, and by means of his ignorance blind him to the ulterior consequences of his own act,-he will infallibly persecute those who deny his doctrine. — Henry Thomas Buckle

Best Mary Lorraine Buckley Quotes: The most famous quotes by Mary Lorraine Buckley

Husbands are awkward things to deal with even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender. — Mary Lorraine Buckley

Best Buddha Quotes: The most famous quotes by Buddha

To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance. — Buddha

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. — Buddha

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. — Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. — Buddha

It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. — Buddha

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. — Buddha

He is able who thinks he is able. — Buddha

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. — Buddha

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. — Buddha

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. — Buddha

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. — Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. — Buddha

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. you yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. — Buddha

Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care. — Buddha

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. — Buddha

Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed. — Buddha

Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison. — Buddha

Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings — that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide. — Buddha

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. — Buddha

He who loves 50 people has 50 woes he who loves no one has no woes. — Buddha

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. — Buddha

On life’s journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him. — Buddha

Of all the worldly passions, lust is the most intense. All other worldly passions seem to follow in its train. — Buddha

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned. — Buddha

To keep the body in good health is a duty. . . otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. — Buddha

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. — Buddha

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. — Buddha

We are shaped by our thoughts. We become what we think. — Buddha

You should respect each other and refrain from disputes you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together. — Buddha

Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death. — Buddha

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed. — Buddha

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten. — Buddha

Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes. — Buddha

Times of luxury do not last long, but pass away very quickly nothing in this world can be long enjoyed. — Buddha

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. — Buddha

On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions it is the best refreshment on the journey and it is the greatest property. — Buddha

Everything changes, nothing remains without change. — Buddha

If a man’s mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure. — Buddha

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way. — Buddha

Best Eustace Budgell Quotes: The most famous quotes by Eustace Budgell

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another. — Eustace Budgell

Don’t believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves. — Eustace Budgell

Best Carl W. Buechner Quotes: The most famous quotes by Carl W. Buechner

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. — Carl W. Buechner

Best Frederick Buechner Quotes: The most famous quotes by Frederick Buechner

If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child. — Frederick Buechner

In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints. — Frederick Buechner

Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage. — Frederick Buechner

It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle. — Frederick Buechner

The grace of God means something like Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you. Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. I am with you. Nothing can ever separate us. It’s for you I created the universe. I love you. There’s only one catch. Like any other gift, the gift of grace can be yours only if you’ll reach out and take it. Maybe being able to reach out and take it is a gift too. — Frederick Buechner

Your life and my life flow into each other as wave flows into wave, and unless there is peace and joy and freedom for you, there can be no real peace or joy or freedom for me. To see reality–not as we expect it to be but as it is–is to see that unless we live for each other and in and through each other, we do not really live very satisfactorily that there can really be life only where there really is, in just this sense, love. — Frederick Buechner

Best Jimmy Buffett Quotes: The most famous quotes by Jimmy Buffett

We are the people our parents warned us about. — Jimmy Buffett

If the Phone Doesn’t Ring, It’s Me — Jimmy Buffett

If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane. — Jimmy Buffett

Best Warren Buffett Quotes: The most famous quotes by Warren Buffett

It’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked. — Warren Buffett

I’ll tell you why I like the cigarette business. It cost a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It’s addictive. And there’s a fantastic brand loyalty. — Warren Buffett

The only time to buy these is on a day with no ‘y’ in it. — Warren Buffett

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. — Warren Buffett

Best Comte de Buffon Quotes: The most famous quotes by Comte de Buffon

Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. Hold on hold fast hold out. Patience is genius. — Comte de Buffon

Best George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes: The most famous quotes by George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. Hold on hold fast hold out. Patience is genius. — George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience. — George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

Best Lois McMaster Bujold Quotes: The most famous quotes by Lois McMaster Bujold

Any community’s arm of force – military, police, security – needs people in it who can do neccesary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Experience suggests it doesn’t matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Our children change uswhether they live or not. — 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

Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation. — Lois McMaster Bujold

My home is not a place, it is people. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We’re not giving up. We’re waiting for a better opportunity to win. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they’ll be called on to do before the next chance. — Lois McMaster Bujold

It’s important that someone celebrate our existence… People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. — Lois McMaster Bujold

I don’t confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow isthe higher achievement. — Lois McMaster Bujold

How could you be a Great Man if history brought you no Great Events, or brought you to them at the wrong time, too young, too old — Lois McMaster Bujold

It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart’s hope. It was what I wanted to be. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can’t trade for your heart’s desire is your heart. — Lois McMaster Bujold

I am who I choose to be. I always have been what I chosethough not always what I pleased. — Lois McMaster Bujold

If you want to catch something, running after it isn’t always the best way. — Lois McMaster Bujold

His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it. — Lois McMaster Bujold

You try to give away what you want yourself. — Lois McMaster Bujold

If you can’t do what you want, do what you can. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you’ll be so close as to be living inside each other’s skins. — Lois McMaster Bujold

War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation. It’s peace that’s wanted. Some better peace than the one you started with. — Lois McMaster Bujold

A hundred objective measurements didn’t sum the worth of a garden only the delight of its users did that. Only the use made it mean something. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Adversity does teach who your real friends are. — Lois McMaster Bujold

If you’re trying to take a roomful of people by surprise, it’s a lot easier to hit your targets if you don’t yell going through the door. — Lois McMaster Bujold

A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Adulthood isn’t an award they’ll give you for being a good child. You can waste… years, trying to get someone to give that respect to you, as though it were a sort of promotion or raise in pay. If only you do enough, if only you are good enough. No. You have to just… take it. Give it to yourself, I suppose. Say, I’m sorry you feel like that and walk away. But that’s hard. — Lois McMaster Bujold

An honor is not diminished for being shared. — Lois McMaster Bujold

A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it. — Lois McMaster Bujold

If the truth doesn’t save us, what does that say about us — Lois McMaster Bujold

The dead cannot cry out for justice it is a duty of the living to do so for them. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Never… ever suggest they don’t have to pay you. What they pay for, they’ll value. What they get for free, they’ll take for granted, and then demand as a right. Hold them up for all the market will bear. — Lois McMaster Bujold

A good friend of my son’s is a son to me. — Lois McMaster Bujold

You couldn’t be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you’d been abused into affecting public humility. — Lois McMaster Bujold

If power was an illusion, wasn’t weakness necessarily one also — Lois McMaster Bujold

You have to be careful who you let define your good. — Lois McMaster Bujold

When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all. — Lois McMaster Bujold

If you make it plain you like people, it’s hard for them to resist liking you back. — Lois McMaster Bujold

You don’t pay back your parents. You can’t. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It’s a sort of entailment. Or if you don’t have children of the body, it’s left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one. — Lois McMaster Bujold

I take it as a man’s duty to restrain himself. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Some men just aren’t cut out for paternity. Better they should realize it before and not after they become responsible for a son. — Lois McMaster Bujold

There are always survivors at a massacre. Among the victors, if nowhere else. — Lois McMaster Bujold

What you are is a question only you can answer. — Lois McMaster Bujold

Best Charles Bukowski Quotes: The most famous quotes by Charles Bukowski

You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. — Charles Bukowski

I was no petty thief, I wanted the world or nothing. — Charles Bukowski

Best Bill Bulko Quotes: The most famous quotes by Bill Bulko

Artificial Intelligence the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies. — Bill Bulko

Best Sitting Bull Quotes: The most famous quotes by Sitting Bull

What treaty have the Sioux made with the white man that we have broken Not one. What treaty have the white man ever made with us that they have kept Not one. When I was a boy the Sioux owned the world the sun rose and set on their land they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today Who slew them Where are our lands Who owns them….What law have I broken Is it wrong for me to love my own Is it wicked for me because my skin is red Because I am a Sioux because I was born where my father lived because I would die for my people and my country — Sitting Bull

Best Rudolf Karl Bultmann Quotes: The most famous quotes by Rudolf Karl Bultmann

There is something precious in our being mysteries to ourselves, in our being unable ever to see through even the person who is closest to our heart and to reckon with him as though he were a logical proposition or a problem in accounting. — Rudolf Karl Bultmann

Best E. R. Bulwer-Lytton Quotes: The most famous quotes by E. R. Bulwer-Lytton

It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best. — E. R. Bulwer-Lytton

‘It is destiny’ – phrase of the weak human heart ‘It is destiny’ – dark apology for every error The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. — E. R. Bulwer-Lytton

Best Edward Bulwer-Lytton Quotes: The most famous quotes by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton

What a mistake to suppose that the passions are strongest in youth The passions are not stronger, but the control over them is weaker They are more easily excited, they are more violent and apparent but they have less energy, less durability, less intense and concentrated power than in the maturer life. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton

It was a dark and stormy night the rain fell in torrents–except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Best Edward George Bulwer-Lytton Quotes: The most famous quotes by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

Talent does what it can genius does what it must. — Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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