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As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children
– John Adams
As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.
– Charles Caleb Colton
As one acts and conducts himself, so does he become. The doer of good becomes good. The doer of evil becomes evil. One becomes virtuous by virtuous action, bad by bad action.
– Maitri Upanishads
As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
– Alexis de Tocqueville
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

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