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Believe no man more than yourself when you are spoken of. [Let your own conscience be a check against the effect of the flattery of others.]

Believe not that all that shines is gold.

Believe not that the stream is shallow because its surface is smooth.

Believe nothing and be on your guard against everything.

Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

Believe that you have it, and it is yours.

Better take time.

Beware of a silent dog and still water.

Beware of the dog. [Lat., Cave canem.]

Birds fly not into our mouths ready roasted.

Birds in their little nests agree.

Bold in design, but timid in execution.

Bold resolution is the favourite of providence.

Bones snatched from the mouth of a hungry dog.

Both are the better for their mutual friendship.

Brag's a good dog, but Holdfast's a better.

Branches may be trained; not the trunk.

Brave men lived before Agamemnon.

Brevity is pleasing.

Brevity is the soul of wit.

Bribes will enter without knocking.

Bright enough in the dark, dull in time of day. [Learned in what is of no use, ignorant of everything at all available.]

Bring not a bagpipe to a man in trouble.

Build but one nest in one tree.

But now I was a rich man, three things have left me bare; dice, wine, and women, these three have made me poor.