By a kind of fashionable discipline, the eye is taught to brighten, the lip to smile, and the whole countenance to emanate with the semblance of friendly welcome, while the bosom is unwarmed by a single spark of genuine kindness and good-will. Washington Irving
By a kitchen fat and good, makes the poor most neighbourhood.
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may make advances in morality (which is the science, by way of eminence, of living well and being happy), 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. Pascal
By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair.
By a union of courtesy and talent an adversary may be made to grace his own defeat, as the sandal-tree perfumes the hatchet that cuts it down. Chatfield
By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
By adversity are wrought The greatest work of admiration, And all the fair examples of renown Out of distress and misery are grown. On the Earl of Southampton, S. DANIEL.
By all human laws, as well as divine, self-murder has ever been agreed on as the greatest crime. Sir W. Temple
By all means make friends with the dog, but do not lay aside the stick.
By all means trust in Allah, but tie your camel first.
By all that's good and glorious.
By all that's good and glorious. Lord Byron, Sardanapalus, Act I, scene 2
By all their country's wishes blest! COLLINS: Lines in 1764.
By always taking out and never putting in, the bottom is soon reached.
By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, like one that wraps the drapery of his couch about him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. Bryant
By and by is easily said.
By and large. Generally
By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act. Helvetius
By anticipation we suffer misery and enjoy happiness before they are in being. We can set the sun and stars forward, or lose sight of them by wandering into those retired parts of eternity when the heavens and earth shall be no more. Addison
By appreciation we make excellence in others our own property. Voltaire
By asking for information you find the way to Rome.
By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.
By asking for the impossible, obtain the best possible.
By asking one can find the way to Baghdad.
By asking the impossible you will get the best.
By beating love decays.
By being grateful, a man makes himself deserving of yet another kindness.
By being in front everywhere one may get a telling-off.
By biting and scratching cats and dogs come together.
By biting and scratching dogs and cats come together.
By blood a king, in heart a clown. Tennyson
By book and by bell.
By borrowing from one usurer to pay off another, living upon trust, is the way to pay double.
By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome.
By bread and salt we are united.
By candle light, neither women nor cloth.
By candle-light a goat looks like a lady.
By chance a cripple may catch a hare. Scotland
By Christ's purchasing redemption, two things are intended, His satisfaction and His merit. All is done by the price that Christ lays down, which does two things: it pays our debt, and so it satisfies; by its intrinsic value, and by the agreement between the Father and the Son it procures our title, and so it merits. The satisfaction of Christ is to free us from misery, and the merit of Christ is to purchase happiness for us. Jonathan Edwards
By coming and going, a bird constructs its nest.
By committing foolish acts, one learns wisdom.
By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy. Bancroft
By Compromise, By Bribery, By Punishment, By Blackmail one can make his job done.
By continually scolding someone, they in time become accustomed to it and despise your reproof.
By continually striving for the best, one may waste good opportunities.
By controlling the anger of a minute, you may avoid the remorse of a lifetime. Chinese
By conversing with the mighty dead, we imbibe sentiment with knowledge. We become strongly attached to those who can no longer either hurt or serve us, except through the influence which they exert over the mind. We feel the presence of that power which gives immortality to human thoughts and actions, and catch the flame of enthusiasm from all nations and ages. Hazlitt
By crawling, a child learns to stand.
By cultivating bottom land, you gain sustenance and goods.