All Quotes and Proverbs

"Before marriage, a man will go home and lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll go to sleep before you finish saying it."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Before the wedding we want to love. After the wedding we have to."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Before you can break out of prison, you must realize that you are locked up."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beggars cant be choosers."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Beginnings are usually scary and endings are usually sad, but it's the middle that counts. You have to remember this when you find yourself at the beginning."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Being a pacifist between wars is as easy as being a vegetarian between meals."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Being a writer in a library is rather like being a eunuch in a harem."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Being abroad makes you conscious of the whole imitative side of human behavior. The ape in man."

Mary McCarthy
Mary McCarthy "Birds of America"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Being is a fiction invented by those who suffer from becoming."

Coleman Dowell
Coleman Dowell "October Was Here"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Being natural is one of the most irritating poses I know in people."

Alexander Theroux
Alexander Theroux "An Adultery"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Being prime minister is a lonely job.... you cannot lead from the crowd."

Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher "The Downing Street Years"

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Best friends don't ask you: "Is something wrong?" Best friends ask you: "Whats wrong?"."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "Notes on the Novel"

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Better late than never."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Better single than sorry."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt."

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim "Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "Lady Windermere's Fan"

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before."

Raoul Walsh
Raoul Walsh "Klondike Annie"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beware of a silent dog and still water."


Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beware of the young doctor and the old barber."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Beware of women who read-they also think."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Bigamy is having a wife too many, monogamy is the same."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Bigotry may be roughly defined as the anger of men who have no opinions."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Biography should be written by an acute enemy."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Birth control that really works: Every night before we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Black as hell, strong as death, sweet as love."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Blame keeps wounds open. Only forgiveness heals."


Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving in words evidence of the fact."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Blowing out another's candle will not make yours shine brighter."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Books are ... funny little portable pieces of thought."

Susan Sontag (Time, December 11, 1989)
Susan Sontag (Time, December 11, 1989)

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "Notebooks"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)