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As one may bring himself to believe almost anything he is inclined to believe, it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry, What is truth?
– Richard Whately
As one might nurse a tiny flame, The able and far-seeing man, E?en with the smallest capital, Can raise himself to wealth.
– Buddhist
As one's gifts increase, his friends decrease.
– Kahlil Gibran
As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.
– Arthur C. Clarke
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans- unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
– Karl Rove, March 19, 2001
As pity moved into that hole inside her, she discovered how distant pity was from hate, how very far it was from love.
– Robert Cormier, We All Fall Down
As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.
– Golda Meir
As rain breaks through an ill-thatched house, passion breaks through an unreflecting mind.
– The Dhammapada
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
– Thomas Browne
As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers.
– Cyril Connolly
As Rollo's death drew near, he went mad and had a hundred Christian prisoners beheaded in front of him in honour of the gods whom he had worshipped, and in the end distributed a hundred pounds of gold around the churches in honour of the true God in whose name he had accepted baptism.
– Adémar de Chabannes
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
– Josh Billings
as simple as breathing but difficulty to control
– bj vengai chirwa
As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
– Theodore Parker
As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State "What does it matter to me?" the State may be given up for lost.
– Jean Jacques Rousseau
As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State What does it matter to me the State may be given up for lost.
– Jean Jacques Rousseau
As soon as it is seen, the extraordinary starts becoming ordinary!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
– Pythagorus
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
– Albert Schweitzer
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
– Noam Chomsky
As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.
– Ernest Renan
As soon as there is life there is danger.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly!
– Amelia Earhart
As soon as we started programming, we found out to our surprise that it wasn't as easy to get programs right as we had thought. Debugging had to be discovered. I can remember the exact instant when I realized that a large part of my life from then on was going to be spent in finding mistakes in my own programs.
– Maurice Wilkes
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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