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As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
– Arnold J. Toynbee
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As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
– A. J. Toynbee
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As Hurricane Sandy clearly demonstrated, there is a woeful lack of redundancy in the nation's health care facilities. However, take solace in knowing there are no lack of choices in those things the advertisers convince us should matter more. For example, right now, you can purchase at least five different varieties of perfume by Paris Hilton at your local mall so, even if you can no longer find a single hospital anywhere nearby, the good news is we live in a society where you'll never lack for options to smell good while you suffer in pain.
– Catman Cohen
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As I get older, I've learned to listen to people rather than accuse them of things.
– Po Bronson
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As I grow older and older,
And totter toward the tomb,
I find that I care less and less
Who goes to bed with whom.

– Dorothy Sayers
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As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.
– Andrew Carnegie
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As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak she gave me a younger brother named Russel, who taught me what was meant by survival of the fittest.
– Bill Cosby
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As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly.
– Samuel Johnson
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As I looked outside I noticed a street light crowded by moths. But as soon as that light went off, the moths fled in search of light (they seemed inseparable). Apparently, insects (moths) that are attracted to light know something we don't ~ go figure.
– Biyoo
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As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
– A. C. Benson
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As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past. (On Americans who avoided conscription during the Vietnam War, to Veterans of Foreign Wars)
– Gerald R. Ford
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As I see it, every day you do one of two things build health or produce disease in yourself.
– Adelle Davis
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As I see it, every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself.
– Adelle Davis
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As I sit absentmindedly bystanders stop and ask. Can they not see that I am in serenity?
– Catherine Marie Wright
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As I sit I see a dove And think of our deep, dear true love Think not about our future lives Except perhaps our growing size Keep all your thoughts alive, aglow, All will be well, no fear, I know
– Unknown
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As I was going up the stairI met a man who wasn't thereHe wasn't there again todayI wish, I wish he'd stay away.
– Hughes Mearns
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As I was leaving this morning, I said to myself 'the last thing you must do is forget your speech.' And sure enough, as I left the house this morning, the last thing I did was to forget my speech.
– Rowan Atkinson
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As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
I collected some of their Proverbs.

– William Blake, "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell", 1790
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As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs.
– William Blake
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As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
– Abraham Lincoln
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As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.
– Elias Canetti
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As if the night has been created for the writers and as if the silence of it is the very inspiration itself!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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As if there were safety in stupidity alone.
– Henry David Thoreau
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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
– Henry David Thoreau
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