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Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought.
– Dwight D. Morrow
Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there.
– Sydney Harris
Any photographer can tell you that lighting makes the difference in a photo. It takes an artist to make the light work with a photo.
– Robert Bonhomme
Any piece of clothing can be sexy with a quietly passionate woman inside it.
– Anonymous
Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.
– Alvin Dark, former baseball coach
Any plan is bad which is incapable of modification.
– Publilius Syrus
Any power must be an enemy of mankind which enslaves the individual by terror and force, whether it arises under the Fascist or the Communist flag. All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded to the individual.
– Albert Einstein
Any proposition containing the word "is" creates a linguistical structural confusion which will eventually give birth to serious fallacies.
– Alfred Korzybski, His book, Science And Sanity
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
– Emily Brontë
Any religion with a sword is not a religion; it is merely an army of assassins! A real man of God carries only flowers in his hands!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Any religion...is for ever in danger of petrifaction into mere ritual and habit, though ritual and habit be essential to religion.
– T. S. Eliot
Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
– Kurt Vonnegut
Any shoe which protects your feet in a hard road is a beautiful shoe!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
– Erik Pepke
Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. In what we call art, it's one of the most desirable characteristics of a piece of work.
– Leonard Cohen
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
– Rich Kulawiec
Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses.
– Unknown
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
– James Klass
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Any test that turns on what is offensive to the communitys standards is too loose, too capricious, too destructive of freedom of expression to be squared with the First Amendment. Under that test, juries can censor, suppress, and punish what they dont like, provided the matter relates to sexual impurity or has a tendency to excite lustful thoughts. This is community censorship in one of its worst forms. It creates a regime where in the battle between the literati and the Philistines, the Philistines are certain to win.
– William O. Douglas
Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right.
– Ani DiFranco
Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis.
– Martha Beck
Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information -- hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.
– Walter Benjamin
Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.
– Gloria Steinem

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