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Authors starting with B

 

Baltasar Gracian – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Baltasar Gracian   When desire dies, fear is born. – Baltasar Gracian Know or listen to those who know. – Baltasar Gracian Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit. – Baltasar Gracian True knowledge lies in knowing how to live. – Baltasar Gracian Hope has a good Read more…

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Barack Obama – 95 Quotes

  95 Quotes by Barack Obama   John Kerry believes in an America where hard work is rewarded. – Barack Obama Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,’ he said, his voice rising as applause and cheers mounted. ‘Shake it off. Stop complainin’. Stop grumblin’. Stop cryin’. Read more…

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Barbara Boxer – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Barbara Boxer   Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I’m going to fight for you. I’m going to fight for what’s right. I’m going to fight to hold people accountable. – Barbara Boxer I think Democrats are Read more…

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Barbara Bush – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Barbara Bush   It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that’s how I kept track of what was going on. – Barbara Bush The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue Read more…

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Barbara Corcoran – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Barbara Corcoran   I was well motivated. What I wanted to do was work for myself. I had twenty two jobs before I started my business at the age of twenty three and I didn’t want one more boss telling me what to do. So I Read more…

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Barbara de Angelis – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Barbara de Angelis   No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning. – Barbara de Angelis The more anger towards the past Read more…

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Barbara Ehrenreich – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Barbara Ehrenreich   If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort, to your own attitude, to some spiritual essence that you have that is better than other people’s, then that must feel pretty good. – Barbara Ehrenreich At best the family teaches Read more…

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Barbara Jordan – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Barbara Jordan   Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment. – Barbara Jordan Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. – Barbara Jordan A government is invigorated when each of us is willing to participate in shaping Read more…

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Barbara Kingsolver – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Barbara Kingsolver   Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. – Barbara Kingsolver Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin. – Barbara Kingsolver I suppose that is my central obsession. What we owe to society, what we Read more…

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Barbra Streisand – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Barbra Streisand   I can take any truth just don’t lie to me. – Barbra Streisand I go by instinct – I don’t worry about experience. – Barbra Streisand You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it. – Barbra Streisand Why am Read more…

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Barry Commoner – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Barry Commoner   Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law in journalism, literature and art. – Barry Commoner By adopting the control strategy, the nation’s environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth. – Read more…

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Baruch Spinoza – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Baruch Spinoza   He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason. – Baruch Spinoza Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and is determined in its actions by itself alone. – Baruch Read more…

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Bear Grylls – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Bear Grylls   I never wanted to do TV. I just did what I was trained to do through the Special Forces, and I’ve been doing that from a very young age. – Bear Grylls Americans are cool if you show just a chink of vulnerability, Read more…

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Ben Affleck – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Ben Affleck   My mother taught public school, went to Harvard and then got her master’s there and taught fifth and sixth grade in a public school. My dad had a more working-class lifestyle. He didn’t go to college. He was an auto mechanic and a Read more…

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Ben Stein – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Ben Stein   It’s really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn’t even more fraud. After all, with no God, there’s no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get Read more…

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Benjamin Carson – 39 Quotes

  39 Quotes by Benjamin Carson   My thoughts are that marriage is between a man and a woman. – Benjamin Carson Resist this war on God, freedom of religion and freedom of speech. – Benjamin Carson Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your Read more…

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Benjamin Disraeli – 88 Quotes

  88 Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli   Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret. – Benjamin Disraeli We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Read more…

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Benjamin Franklin – 103 Quotes

  103 Quotes by Benjamin Franklin   The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands. – Benjamin Franklin We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. – Benjamin Franklin Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray Read more…

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Benjamin Netanyahu – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Benjamin Netanyahu   You don’t have people chanting ‘Death to America’ in Israel. – Benjamin Netanyahu The purpose of the Jewish state is to secure the Jewish future. That is why Israel must always have the ability to defend itself, against any threat. – Benjamin Netanyahu Read more…

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Bertolt Brecht – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Bertolt Brecht   The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don’t understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it. – Bertolt Brecht Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they Read more…

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Bertrand Russell – 78 Quotes

  78 Quotes by Bertrand Russell   To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. – Bertrand Russell The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Bertrand Russell Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness. – Bertrand Russell War does not determine who is right – only who Read more…

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Beth Ditto – 38 Quotes

  38 Quotes by Beth Ditto   I don’t feel famous and I didn’t want my autobiography to be like a Paris Hilton story. – Beth Ditto I love sad songs. They say so much. I love country music but even the happy songs sound really sad. – Beth Ditto Read more…

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Bethenny Frankel – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Bethenny Frankel   You’re alone in your ideas, because you’re the only one who knows what’s possible. – Bethenny Frankel I have always been a business person. – Bethenny Frankel I went onto reality TV as a business decision. – Bethenny Frankel My business doesn’t keep Read more…

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Bette Davis – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Bette Davis   Old age is no place for sissies. – Bette Davis The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? – Bette Davis I do not regret one professional enemy Read more…

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Betty White – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Betty White   I think it’s your mental attitude. So many of us start dreading age in high school and that’s a waste of a lovely life. ‘Oh… I’m 30, oh, I’m 40, oh, 50.’ Make the most of it. – Betty White Anger tears me Read more…

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Bill Clinton – 27 Quotes

  27 Quotes by Bill Clinton   I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself. – Bill Clinton Democrats think the country works better with a strong middle class, real opportunities for poor people to work their way into it Read more…

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Bill Gates – 46 Quotes

  46 Quotes by Bill Gates   Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true. – Bill Gates I spend a lot of time reading. – Bill Gates Digital reading will completely take over. It’s lightweight and it’s fantastic for sharing. Over time it will Read more…

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Bill Maher – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Bill Maher   Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’ – Bill Maher This has been a learning experience for me. I also thought that privacy was something we were granted in the Constitution. I have learned from this Read more…

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Bill Watterson – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Bill Watterson   Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems. – Bill Watterson Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. – Bill Watterson Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating the mind is like a car Read more…

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Billie Jean King – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Billie Jean King   When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman. – Billie Jean King In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar now we Read more…

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Billie Joe Armstrong – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Billie Joe Armstrong   The things that people do now in sports, you can’t even believe. These are complete total athletes. To see what human beings can do in the highest level is amazing. – Billie Joe Armstrong I’d love to go to art school. I’d Read more…

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Billy Corgan – 40 Quotes

  40 Quotes by Billy Corgan   Music is your guide. – Billy Corgan I’m not interested in pop art. – Billy Corgan We’ve turned into a whining society. – Billy Corgan I like my home and I like the nature. – Billy Corgan You’ve got to be ready to Read more…

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Billy Graham – 48 Quotes

  48 Quotes by Billy Graham   I don’t have many sad days. – Billy Graham I just want to lobby for God. – Billy Graham A lot of Jews are great friends of mine. – Billy Graham I have the problems of, I must confess, old age. – Billy Read more…

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Billy Joel – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Billy Joel   I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary. – Billy Joel In an age of incompetence, I’ve been able to last in this crazy business. I actually know how to play my ax and Read more…

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Billy Sunday – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Billy Sunday   There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing. – Billy Sunday Home is the place we love best and grumble the most. – Billy Sunday After all is said that can be said upon the liquor Read more…

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Blaise Pascal – 72 Quotes

  72 Quotes by Blaise Pascal   Imagination decides everything. – Blaise Pascal Men blaspheme what they do not know. – Blaise Pascal Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought. – Blaise Pascal The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory. – Blaise Pascal Noble deeds that are concealed Read more…

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Bo Bennett – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Bo Bennett   Success is not in what you have, but who you are. – Bo Bennett When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts. – Bo Bennett Value people on their potential, not on their history. – Bo Bennett Communication is about being effective, Read more…

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Bob Dylan – 36 Quotes

  36 Quotes by Bob Dylan   All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie. – Bob Dylan I’m more of an adventurous type than a relationship type. – Bob Dylan I don’t think I’ve ever been an agnostic. I’ve always thought there’s a superior power, Read more…

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Bob Hope – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Bob Hope   I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap. – Bob Hope Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. – Bob Hope You know you’re getting old when the candles Read more…

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Bobby Flay – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Bobby Flay   My contribution I hope is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment. I’m also very proud of being a very American chef. – Bobby Flay Even if the chef Read more…

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Bodhidharma – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Bodhidharma   The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion. – Bodhidharma And as long as you’re subject to birth and death, you’ll never attain enlightenment. – Bodhidharma Buddhas move freely through birth and Read more…

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Bono – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Bono   What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio Read more…

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Brett Favre – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Brett Favre   You can lose a game but, I see guys every week including myself, you lose a game, it’s a tough loss, you’re down, two weeks later you forgot about it. You know it’s amazing how down you were, but all of the sudden Read more…

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Brian Eno – 57 Quotes

  57 Quotes by Brian Eno   Law is always better than war. – Brian Eno Everybody is entertained to death. – Brian Eno I take sounds and change them into words. – Brian Eno Most game music is based on loops effectively. – Brian Eno One often makes music Read more…

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Brian Tracy – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Brian Tracy   Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. – Brian Tracy You cannot control what happens to you, but Read more…

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Brigitte Bardot – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Brigitte Bardot   Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it. – Brigitte Bardot It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen. – Brigitte Bardot What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can Read more…

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Britney Spears – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Britney Spears   I’m not at the point where I’d feel safe in a house alone. I would be really scared. I’m the kind of person that when I get up to go use the bathroom I have this big long hallway, and I just know Read more…

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Brooke Burke – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Brooke Burke   I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors… It’s incredibly romantic. – Brooke Burke Power and beauty come from a very deep place. – Read more…

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Bruce Springsteen – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Bruce Springsteen   I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along. – Bruce Springsteen The best music is essentially there to provide you Read more…

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Bryan Cranston – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Bryan Cranston   At my age, I don’t think anyone is untouched by cancer. – Bryan Cranston I have some anger issues. – Bryan Cranston I think naturally, if you’re an actor, there’s a high level of assertiveness that you need to have to survive this Read more…

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Motivational Quotes

“Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.”

– Bryce Courtenay"Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it." by Bryce Courtenay