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Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
– Euripides
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Among my most prized possessions are the words that I have never spoken.
– Orson Scott Card
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Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.
– Miguel De Cervantes
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Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.
– Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
– Mahatma Gandhi
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Among the virtues and vices that make up the British character, we have one vice, at least, that Americans ought to view with sympathy. For they appear to be the only people who share it with us. I mean our worship of the antique. I do not refer to beauty or even historical association. I refer to age, to a quantity of years.
– William Golding
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Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can all of them make me laugh.
– W. H. Auden
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Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
– W. H. Auden
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Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn; and an easy stream of conversation maintained without vehemence, without interruption, without eagerness for victory, and without any airs of superiority.
– David Hume
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Among wonderful things is a sore-eyed man who is an oculist.
– Arabic Proverb
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Amongst all possessions knowledge appears pre-eminent. The wise call it supreme riches, because it can never be lost, has no price, and can at no time be destroyed.
– The Hitopadesa
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Amongst the learned the lawyers claim first place, the most self-satisfied class of people, as they roll their rock of Sisyphus and string together six hundred laws in the same breath, no matter whether relevant or not, piling up opinion on opinion and gloss on gloss to make their profession seem the most difficult of all. Anything which causes trouble has special merit in their eyes.
– Desiderius Erasmus
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Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.
– Alexander Pope
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Amy Stroup has what is a rarity among most people doing music but common for all great artists that make a real impact – unique artistry that is immediately identifiable. That special something that cuts through the noise. I’ve been a fan since the first song.
– Nathan Chapman
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An "OGEE" could be used in a variety of settings. "OMG, the ogee is fabulous for our new molding." Or, "Honey, which do you prefer: the lateral ogee or the supported ogee?
– HWR
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An absent friend gives us friendly company when we are well assured of his happiness.
– Goethe
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An act against my will is not my act.
– Unknown
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An act has no ethical quality whatever unless it be chosen out of several all equally possible.
– William James
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An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
– Maurice Masterlinck
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An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
– Harold Loukes
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An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. ... a crisis that calls for firmness and restraint.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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An action will not be right unless the will be right for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right for from thence comes the will.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.
– Edwin Booth
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An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.
– Marlon Brando
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An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
– Donald Sinden
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