• DICTUM
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  • By a brave endurance of unavoidable evils, we conquer them.
  • By a country mile.
    de] um Längen; haushoch
  • By a cruel twist of fate.
    de] durch eine grausame Laune der Natur
  • By a fluke.
    de] durch einen glücklichen Zufall; durch Dusel
  • By a fraction of an inch.
    de] um ein Haar
  • By a hair's breadth.
    de] um Haaresbreite
  • By a hair.
    de] um ein Haar
  • By a head.
    de] um eine Kopflänge
  • By a husband wealth is accumulated; by a wife is its preservation.
  • By a leap; by passing over the intermediate steps.
  • By a pure fluke.
    de] wie das Glück es wollte
  • By a short head.
    de] um eine Nasenlänge
  • By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair.
  • By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered.
  • By a whisker.
    de] um ein Haar
  • By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
  • By accident, i.e., not following from the nature of the thing, but from some accidental circumstance.
  • By all means continue to call me names. I daresay I have far too much confidence.
  • By all means marry if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
  • By all means.
    de] durchaus; auf jeden Fall; unter allen Umständen
  • By all that's good and glorious.
    Lord Byron, Sardanapalus, Act I, scene 2.
  • By and large.
    de] im Großen und Ganzen
  • By any ballot-box, Jesus Christ goes just as far as Judas Iscariot.
  • By any means.
    de] auf jeden Fall; auf jede mögliche Art und Weise
  • By asking for information you find the way to Rome.
  • By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible.
    var] By asking for the impossible, obtain the best possible.
  • By asking, you can go anywhere.
  • By bad ruling the most exalted rule is lost.
  • By beating love decays.
    fr] Au battre faut l'amour.
  • By biting and scratching cats and dogs come together.
  • By blood a king, in heart a clown.
  • By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome.
  • By brute force.
    de] durch rohe Gewalt
  • By candle-light a goat looks like a lady.
    fr] A la chandelle la chèvre semble demoiselle.
  • By candlelight a goat looks like a young lady.
  • By candlelight every country wench is handsome.
  • By chance a cripple may catch a hare.
  • By chance.
    de] zufällig
  • By coming and going, a bird constructs its nest.
  • By committing foolish acts, one learns wisdom.
  • By common consent.
  • By constant fear the wise man escapes harm.
  • By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character
  • By courage I repel adversity.
  • By courage, not by craft.
  • By day.
    de] tagsüber
  • By deceit and art men live half a year, and by art and deceit the other half.
  • By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
  • By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
  • By design (rather than accident).
    de] absichtlich (und nicht zufällig)
  • By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
  • By different steps but the same way.
  • By dint of dining out, I run the risk of dying by starvation at home.
  • By dint of going wrong all will come right.
    fr] A force de mal aller tout ira bien.
  • By dint of going wrong all will go right.
  • By dint of.
    de] mittels; mit Hilfe von
  • By Divine right, or ordination of heaven.
  • By doing nothing men learn to do evil.
    var] By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
  • By doing; you inspire others to try, so keep doing.
  • By doubting we come at truth.
  • By education most have been misled:
  • By ever taking out and never putting in, one soon reaches the bottom.
  • By every trick in the book.
    de] nach allen Regeln der Kunst
  • By excessive yielding, folly sometimes grows more foolish still.
  • By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.
  • By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.
  • By fair means or foul.
    de] so oder so
  • By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows.
  • By falling we learn to go safely.
    nl] Met vallen leert men zeker gaan.
  • By far the best proof is experience.
  • By fearing to attempt.
  • By fire and sword.
    de] mit Feuer und Schwert
  • By fits and starts.
  • By flying, men often rush into the midst of calamities.
  • By following the concept of 'one country, two systems,' you don't swallow me up nor I you.
  • By force and arms; by main force.
  • By force of arms.
    de] mit Waffengewalt
  • By force of habit.
    de] aus Gewohnheit
  • By force.
    de] gewaltsam; zwangsweise
  • By forgiving much, power grows more powerful.
  • By getting angry, one shows that he is wrong.
    var] By getting angry, you show you are wrong.
  • By giving away with kindness, you get it back with greatness.
  • By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
  • By gnawing skin a dog learns to eat leather.
    dk] Af Laep vorder Hund laederaadig.
  • By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
  • By going gains the mill, and not by standing still.
    pt] Andando ganha a azenha, e naõ estando queda.
  • By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
  • By golly.
    de] Meine Güte. Mensch.
  • By good fortune.
    de] glücklicherweise
  • By good means or bad.
  • By good nature and kindness even fierce spirits become tractable.
  • By gosh.
    de] Meine Güte. Mensch.
  • By grace of the Senate.
    de] durch Senatsbeschluss
  • By guess and by gosh.
    de] frei nach Schnauze
  • by guess or by gosh.
    de] irgendwie
  • By habit.
    de] aus Gewohnheit
  • By hammer and hand all arts do stand.
  • By Have (bei Hofe) gyfft men vele hende und weynich herten.
  • By heart.
    de] auswendig
  • By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.
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