Quotes of But

“ The company also anticipates returning to bottom-line EPS growth, excluding restructuring charges, beginning in 2007. ”

- Richard Clark

“ When I am dead,and over me bright AprilShakes out her rain-drenched hair,Tho you should lean aboveme broken hearted,I shall not care. ”

- Sara Teasdale

“ To Virtue's humblest son let none preferVice, tho' descended from the Conqueror. ”

- Edward Young

“ The damning tho't stuck in my throat and cut me like a knife, that she, whom all my life I'd loved, should be another's wife. ”

- Henry Glassford Bell

“ Observe this, that tho a woman swear, forswear, lie, dissemble, back-bite, be proud, vain, malicious, anything, if she secures the main chance, she's still virtuous; that's a maxim. ”

- George Farquhar

“ Money buts many things... The best of which is freedom. ”

- Mary Renault

“ If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, wouldn't it be a Merry Christmas? ”

- Don Meredith

“ Tho' we earn our bread, Tom, By the dirty pen, What we can we will be, Honest Englishmen. Do the work that's nearest Though it's dull at whiles, Helping, when we meet them, Lame dogs over stiles. ”

- Charles Kingsley

“ If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it be in the woods. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Let me be clear, the discussions about Social Security are not about the retirement security of those Americans who are 55 or older - the Social Security system for those folks 55 and over will not change in any way shape of form - no ifs, ands, or buts. ”

- Norm Coleman

“ I never had but one intrigue yet: but I confess I long to have another. Pray heaven it end as the first did tho, that we may both grow weary at a time; for 'Tis a melancholy thing for lovers to outlive one another. ”

- Sir John Vanbrugh

“ Merely to live without a painIs little gladness, little gain,Ah, welcome joy tho' mixt with grief — The thorn-set flower that crowns the leaf. ”

- Henry Van Dyke

“ Many are the things I guess we'd like to go back in time and rectify the things we didn't do right, eh? ”

- Julius Schwartz

“ An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I'm sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin. ”

- Thomas Campbell

“ Even tho' thrice again/ The red fool-fury of the Seine/ Should pile her barricades with dead. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind? ”

- Joel Barlow

“ If any man flatters me, I'll flatter him again; tho' he were my best Friend. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Two people can form a community by excluding a third. ”

- Jean Paul Sartre

“ Not chaos-like together crush'd and bruis'd, But, as the world, harmoniously confused: Where order in variety we see, And where tho' all things differ, all agree. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ There's lots of people — this town wouldn't hold them; Who don't know much excepting what's told them. ”

- Will Carleton

“ There is a troublesome humor some men have, that if they may not lead, they will not follow; but had rather a thing were never done, than not done their own way, tho' other ways very desirable. ”

- William Penn

“ For tho' from out our bourne of time and place The flood may bear me far, I hope to see my Pilot face to face When I have crost the bar. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Not tho' the soldier knew. Someone had blunder'd : Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die. ”

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

“ Tho' he inherit Not the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world — though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting! ”

- Laurence Sterne

“ If a man write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse-trap than his neighbor, tho' he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Happiness was not made to be boasted, but enjoyed. Therefore tho others count me miserable, I will not believe them if I know and feel myself to be happy; nor fear them. ”

- Thomas Traherne

“ You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing. ”

- Sir Arnold Bax

“ The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today. ”

- Les Brown

“ As long as you know what it is you desire, then by simply affirming that it is yours — firmly and positively, with no ifs, buts, or maybes — over and over again, from the minute you arise in the morning until the time you go to sleep at night, and as many times during the day as your work or activities permit, you will be drawn to those people, places, and events that will bring your desires to you. ”

- Scott Reed
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