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    Blind

  1. Blindness Hatred is blind, as well as love.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  2. What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
       -- Helen Keller

  3. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  4. In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
       -- Erasmus

  5. My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness.
       -- Helen Keller

  6. There's none so blind as they that won't see.
       -- Jonathan Swift


    Blood

  7. Blood alone moves the wheels of history.
       -- Benito Mussolini

  8. The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito.
       -- Austin O'Malley

  9. No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
       -- Martin Luther

  10. The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required "blood and sweat and tears."
       -- Charles F. Kettering

  11. The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.
       -- Tertullian

  12. Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood ... there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them!
       -- Padraic Pearse

  13. Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
       -- Andrew Jackson

  14. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
       -- Don Marquis

  15. Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.
       -- Charles Kingsley


    Blush

  16. The man that blushes is not quite a brute.
       -- Edward Young

  17. Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.
       -- Mark Twain

  18. As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
       -- Jonathan Swift

  19. When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.
       -- Gregory I


    Body

  20. All of us have mortal bodies, composed of perishable matter, but the soul lives forever: it is a portion of the Deity housed in our bodies.
       -- Flavius Josephus

  21. A human being is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
       -- Christopher Morley

  22. We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell.
       -- Plato

  23. Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies.
       -- Frank Gelett Burgess

  24. The human body is a magazine of inventions, the patent office, where are the models from which every hint is taken. All the tools and engines on earth are only extensions of its limbs and senses.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  25. A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.
       -- Francis Bacon

  26. Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.
       -- Joseph Hall


    Boldness

  27. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
       -- Alexander Pope

  28. Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
       -- Emily Dickinson

  29. Boldness is a child of ignorance.
       -- Francis Bacon

  30. When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take--choose the bolder.
       -- W. J. Slim

  31. In great straits and when hope is small, the boldest counsels are the safest.
       -- Livy

  32. Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
       -- Tobias G. Smollett

  33. Fortune befriends the bold.
       -- John Dryden

  34. Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution.
       -- Francis Bacon

  35. Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
       -- Lucan

  36. It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.
       -- Walter Scott


    Books

  37. A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
       -- W. H. Auden

  38. The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
       -- Mark Twain

  39. Some books are to be tasted; others swallowed; and some to be chewed and digested.
       -- Francis Bacon

  40. Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
       -- Samuel Paterson

  41. Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
       -- Stephen Vincent Benét

  42. The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
       -- Theodore Parker

  43. The newest books are those that never grow old.
       -- Holbrook Jackson

  44. Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  45. A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.
       -- G. C. Lichtenberg

  46. Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
       -- William Ellery Channing

  47. If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it.
       -- Bertrand Russell

  48. That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed in profit.
       -- Amos Bronson Alcott

  49. Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all.
       -- Henry David Thoreau

  50. This is the best book ever written by any man on the wrong side of a question of which he is profoundly ignorant.
       -- Thomas B. Macaulay

  51. A book is the only immortality.
       -- Rufus Choate

  52. My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine--everybody drinks water.
       -- Mark Twain

  53. A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
       -- Margaret Fuller

  54. A wicked book cannot repent.
       -- Old Proverb

  55. A room without books is like a body without a soul.
       -- Cicero

  56. If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.
       -- William Hazlitt

  57. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a goode booke, kills reason it selfe.
       -- John Milton


    Borrowing

  58. He who borrows sells his freedom.
       -- German Proverb

  59. Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  60. Creditors have better memories than debtors.
       -- Proverb

  61. Live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.
       -- Josh Billings

  62. The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races: the men who borrow, and the men who lend.
       -- Charles Lamb

  63. Lots of fellows think a home is only good to borrow money on.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  64. If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  65. The shoulders of a borrower are always a little straighter than those of a beggar.
       -- Morris Leopold Ernst


    Boys

  66. When you can't do anything else to a boy, you can make him wash his face.
       -- Ed Howe

  67. There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  68. Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.
       -- James Thurber

  69. A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been a boy.
       -- Gilbert K. Chesterton

  70. Of all wild beasts, the most difficult to manage.
       -- Plato

  71. A boy is a magical creature--you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.
       -- Allan Beck

  72. The glory of the nation rests in the character of her men. And character comes from boyhood. Thus every boy is a challenge to his elders.
       -- Herbert Hoover

  73. Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  74. The fact that boys are allowed to exist at all is evidence of a remarkable Christian forbearance among men.
       -- Ambrose Bierce

  75. I am convinced that every boy, in his heart, would rather steal second base than an automobile.
       -- Thomas Campbell Clark


    Brevity

  76. There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
       -- Josh Billings

  77. The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
       -- Martin Luther

  78. It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book.
       -- Friedrich Nietzsche

  79. Never be so brief as to become obscure.
       -- Tryon Edwards

  80. If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams--the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
       -- Robert Southey

  81. Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
       -- Cicero

  82. The more you say, the less people remember. The fewer the words, the greater the profit.
       -- Fénelon

  83. Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
       -- Hosea Ballou

  84. Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
       -- Cicero


    Brotherhood

  85. It is easier to love humanity than to love one's neighbor.
       -- Eric Hoffer

  86. We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
       -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

  87. Speak not too well of one who scarce will know
    Himself transfigured in its roseate glow;
    Say kindly of him what is, chiefly, true,
    Remembering always he belongs to you;
    Deal with him as a truant, if you will,
    But claim him, keep him, call him brother still!
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

  88. Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man's survival.
       -- Carlos P. Romulo

  89. We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers.
       -- Booker T. Washington

  90. We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood.
       -- Lyndon Baines Johnson

  91. When man to man shall be friend and brother.
       -- Gerald Massey

  92. On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
       -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  93. Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.
       -- Heywood Broun

  94. There is a destiny that makes us brothers:
    None goes his way alone:
    All that we send into the lives of others
    Comes back onto our own.
       -- Edwin Markham


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