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As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.
– Bhagavad Gita
As a man thinketh, so is he
– Book of Proverbs
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.
– Book of Proverbs
As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything.
– George Carlin
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
– Diogenes
As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit and parking as close to the stadium as possible.
– Joe Moore
As a remedy against all ills; poverty, sickness, and melancholy only one thing is absolutely necessary; a liking for work.
– Charles Baudelaire
As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart here, and scorn to fly.
– Akhenaten
As a rule it was the pleasure haters that became unjust.
– Wystan Hugh Auden
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
– William James
As a rule, he or she who has the most information will have the greatest success in life.
– Benjamin Disraeli
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
– Julius Caesar
As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
– Dave Parnas
As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see.
– Richard Bach
As a scientist, I am not sure anymore that life can be reduced to a class struggle, to dialectical materialism, or any set of formulas. Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible.
– Andrew Schneider
As a sinner I could not please God, I could not neutralize or pay for my own sin. But when God justified me by His grace He went on record declaring me righteous. He didn't wave a magic wand and declare me to be innocent. His holiness would not permit it. A basis for declaring me righteous was needed. The ground upon which my justification is built is the substitutionary death of His son, Jesus Christ. The shedding of blood demonstrates the righteousness of God 'that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus' (Rom. 326 NKJV). What a marvelous plan Man's plan of salvation by good works is offensive to God and to anyone who has been saved by God's grace.
– Larry Riemersma
As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, so wise men falter not amidst blame or praise.
– The Dhammapada
As a song-writer, I write from the heart, soul and mind, not from lies.
– Alishia May
As a spider emits and draws in its thread, As plants arise on the earth, As the hairs of the head and body from a living person, So from The Eternal arises everything here.
– Maitri Upanishads
As a twig is bent the tree inclines.
– Virgil
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
– Leonardo Da Vinci
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
– Leonardo DaVinci
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
– Virginia Woolf
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
– Van Wyck Brooks
As American freemen we can not but sympathize in all efforts to extend the blessings of civil and political liberty, but at the same time we are warned by the admonitions of history and the voice of our own beloved Washington to abstain from entangling alliances with foreign nations.
– Zachary Taylor

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