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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
As surgeons keep their instruments and knives always at hand for cases requiring immediate treatment, so shouldst thou have thy thoughts ready to understand things divine and human, remembering in thy every act, even the smallest, how close is the bond that unites the two.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
As the author of a work, I don't relinquish author-ity to just any critic, particularly not to people whose work I've not read or don't respect; those biased by envy are the least relevant, and grounded grammarians who strangle or sterilize under a banner of superiority are a close second.
– Vanna Bonta
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay.
– Sallust
As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.
– Helen Keller
As the evening sun faded from a salmon color to a sort of flint gray, I thought back to the salmon I caught that morning, and how gray he was, and how I named him Flint.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
As the flectcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
– Buddha
As the kindled fire consumes the fuel, so in the flame of wisdom the embers of action are burnt to ashes.
– Bhagavad Gita
As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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