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The best that an individual can do is to concentrate on what he or she can do, in the course of a burning effort to do it better... view

By: Elizabeth Bowen

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body... view

By: Francis Bowen

To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me... view

By: David Bowie

I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents... view

By: David Bowie

It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not... view

By: Erskine Bowles

The American people know that every day 3,000 kids begin to smoke, 1,000 of them die an early death. They're not going to allow us to go forward this year and not have comprehensive bipartisan legislation. It's in everybody's best interest... view

By: Erskine Bowles

With so many of our fundamental rights hanging in the balance, it is not good enough to simply roll the dice, hoping a nominee has changed his past views. It's not good enough to think, 'This is the best we can expect from this president'... view

By: Barbara Boxer

It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office... view

By: Barbara Boxer

I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I've ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit - as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd... view

By: Malcolm Boyd

Singing for royalty is a dream of mine - I'd absolutely love to sing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show. All the contestants are very good. I will just have to do my best and see what happens... view

By: Susan Boyle

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible... view

By: Ray Bradbury

In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of the drama, to start directly from the facts, and to collect from them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy... view

By: Andrew Coyle Bradley

The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil... view

By: F. H. Bradley

I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions... view

By: Omar N. Bradley

Theatre sports is the best improv training period... view

By: Wayne Brady

I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure... view

By: Kenneth Branagh

Actors are the best and the worst of people. They're like kids. When they're good, they're very very good. When they're bad they're very very naughty... view

By: Kenneth Branagh

The best actors, I think, have a childlike quality. They have a sort of an ability to lose themselves. There's still some silliness... view

By: Kenneth Branagh

In terms of weapons, the best disarmament tool so far is nuclear energy. We have been taking down the Russian warheads, turning it into electricity. 10 percent of American electricity comes from decommissioned warheads... view

By: Stewart Brand

Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.. view

By: Louis D. Brandeis

One time I can stand fiddling in front of the mirror for an hour and another time I think: well hack, this is just the best it can get. Only if I have to go to work I really try to look fantastic... view

By: Jonathan Brandis

And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead... view

By: Andre Braugher

I was a child when the March on Washington led by Martin Luther King occurred, and I wanted to hear what was going on. I wanted to be a part of it. I wanted to contribute in the best way I possibly could... view

By: Andre Braugher

For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift... view

By: Wernher von Braun

The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds... view

By: Phil Bredesen

When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best - that is inspiration... view

By: Robert Bresson

Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show... view

By: Fanny Brice

My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world. She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!.. view

By: Edie Brickell

But I really love music, and having a creative outlet is really the best thing you can do for yourself... view

By: Edie Brickell

I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday. I don't believe in glory days or anything like that, so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!.. view

By: Edie Brickell

The best ally you can have in breaking up a street fight is a grandmother... view

By: Joe Bob Briggs

I didn't go to acting school, but I've been observing my fellow man for 66 years now, and I would think that's the best school there is... view

By: Wilford Brimley

There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives... view

By: David Brin

Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on... view

By: David Brin

I remember when we were in the World Cup in Australia and I had to win the singles against Tony Payne, best of seven legs, to win it. I was 2-0 down but ended up beating him 4-2... view

By: Eric Bristow

I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness... view

By: Harold Brodkey

Our obligation at the network is where do we fit into that and how can we best capitalize on that to make sure that our piece of that remains important to those young people... view

By: Tom Brokaw

Don't change a thing. That's one of the best gimmicks a band could ever come up with... view

By: Garth Brooks

You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams... view

By: Herb Brooks

The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden... view

By: Phillips Brooks