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An unpopular rule is never long maintained.
– Seneca
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An unstable pilot steers a leaking ship, and the blind is leading the blind straight to the pit. The ruler is like the ruled.
– Saint Jerome
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Analysis kills spontaneity.
– Henri-Frederic Amiel
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Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
– E. B. White
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Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
– Edward Abbey
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Anarchy - it's not the law, it's just a good idea.
– Unknown
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Anarchy is not chaos, but order with out control.
– David Layson
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Anastasia was madly jealous of me because I was taller than she was. As the daughter of the Emperor she thought she ought to tower over everyone.
– Princess Nina Georgievna of Russia
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Anatomy is destiny.
– Sigmund Freud
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Ancestor worship must be an appealing idea to those who are about to become ancestors.
– Steven Pinker
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Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House
– Will Rogers
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And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say.
– Matthew Prior
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And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning
– Anthony Trollope
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And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people.
– Leo Tolstoy
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And all the winds go sighing, For sweet things dying.
– Marcel Proust
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And all times are one time, and all those dead in the past never lived before our definition gives them life, and out of the shadow their eyes implore us. That is what all of us historical researchers believe. And we love truth.
– Robert Penn Warren
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And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too.
– Alexander Pope
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And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me and let the dead bury their dead.
– Matthew 821-22
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And as it [the federal district] is to be appropriated to this use with the consent of the State ceding it; as the State will no doubt provide in the compact for the rights, and the consent of the citizens inhabiting it; as the inhabitants will find sufficient inducements of interest to become willing parties to the cession; as they will have had their voice in the election of the Government which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal Legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrages, will of course be allowed them; and as the authority of the Legislature of the State, and of the inhabitants of the ceded part of it, to concur in the cession, will be derived from the whole people of the State, in their adoption of the Constitution, every imaginable objection seems to be obviated.
– James Madison
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And as paralyzing and upsetting as all the never agains were, the final leaving felt perfect. Pure. The most distilled possible form of liberation. Everything that mattered except one lousy picture was in the trash, but it felt so great. I started jogging, wanting to put even more distance between myself and school. It is so hard to leave---until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.
– John Green
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And be on they guard against the good and the just They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
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And because I am happy and dance and sing, They think they have done me no injury.
– William Blake
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and before you, I never really knew what lonely was. I can't go a day without feeling like I'm missing something. Truth is, I am missing something. I'm missing you..
– Brandon Gommer
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And Charlie, don't forget about what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he ever wanted. He lived happily ever after.
– David Seltzer
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And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last.
– Sir Walter Scott
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