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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 WilkesRate it:
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
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 AntoninusRate it:
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 BontaRate it:
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.
– SallustRate it:
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 KellerRate it:
As the flectcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
– BuddhaRate it:
As the kindled fire consumes the fuel, so in the flame of wisdom the embers of action are burnt to ashes.
– Bhagavad GitaRate it:
As the moon retaineth her nature, though darkness spread itself before her face as a curtain, so the Soul remaineth perfect even in the bosom of the fool.
– AkhenatonRate it:
As the old proverb says "Like readily consorts with like."
– CiceroRate it:
As the old proverb says Like readily consorts with like.
– CiceroRate it:
As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body; so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.
– AkhenatenRate it:
As the parents, we need to teach our daughters to distinguish carefully the subtle differences between the actions by men. We must teach our daughters to recognize the difference between - a man who flatters her and a man who complements her, a man who spends money on her an a man who invests in her, a man who views her as his property and a man who views her properly, a man who lusts after her and a man who loves her, a man who thinks he is a gift to women and a man who believes she is a gift to him. Then we ought to teach our sons to be that real man who respects women and treats them with dignity and equality.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' -- probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
– Woody AllenRate it:
As the representatives of the people we are here to declare that our resolve has not been weakened by these horrific and cowardly acts. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
– Tom DaschleRate it:
As the responsible parents, we need to teach our daughters to distinguish carefully the subtle differences between the actions by men. We should teach our daughters to recognize the difference between - a man who flatters her and a man who complements her, a man who spends money on her and a man who invests in her, a man who views her as his property and a man who views her properly, a man who lusts after her and a man who loves her, and finally, a man who thinks he is a gift to women and a man who believes she is a gift to him. Then we must teach our sons to be that real man who respects women and treats them with dignity and equality - always!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes objects differing in shape, So does the one Self take the shape Of every creature in whom he is present.
– Maitri UpanishadsRate it:
As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
– VirgilRate it:
As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.
– AkhenatenRate it:
As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
– OvidRate it:
As they use to say, spick and span new.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to ... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. (On the Vietnam War)
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
As thou hast sown, so shall thou reap.
– PinariusRate it:
As thou hast sown, so shalt thou reap.
– PinariusRate it:
As time goes on, new and remoter aspects of truth are discovered which can seldom be fitted into creeds that are changeless.
– Clarence DayRate it:

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