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Any ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain.
– Sharon Salzberg
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Any ordinary man can...surround himself with two thousand books...and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
– Augustine Birrell
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Any organization consisting of three or more members existing for more than three weeks must only be serving the interests of its strongest member(s).
– Abderrahman Hassi
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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
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Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there.
– Sydney Harris
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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
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Any piece of clothing can be sexy with a quietly passionate woman inside it.
– Anonymous
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Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.
– Alvin Dark, former baseball coach
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Any plan is bad which is incapable of modification.
– Publilius Syrus
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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
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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
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Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
– Emily Brontë
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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
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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
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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
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Any shoe which protects your feet in a hard road is a beautiful shoe!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
– Erik Pepke
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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
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Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
– Rich Kulawiec
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Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses.
– Unknown
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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
– James Klass
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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
– Arthur C. Clarke
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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
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Any titles, no matter what they are, do not honor the men; but it's the real men, who honor the titles.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right.
– Ani DiFranco
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