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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 TocquevilleRate it:
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 WhatelyRate it:
As one might nurse a tiny flame, The able and far-seeing man, E?en with the smallest capital, Can raise himself to wealth.
– BuddhistRate it:
As one's gifts increase, his friends decrease.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
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. ClarkeRate it:
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, 2001Rate it:
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 DownRate it:
As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.
– Golda MeirRate it:
As rain breaks through an ill-thatched house, passion breaks through an unreflecting mind.
– The DhammapadaRate it:
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
– Thomas BrowneRate it:
As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers.
– Cyril ConnollyRate it:
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 ChabannesRate it:
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
as simple as breathing but difficulty to control
– bj vengai chirwaRate it:
As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
– Theodore ParkerRate it:
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 RousseauRate it:
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 RousseauRate it:
As soon as it is seen, the extraordinary starts becoming ordinary!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
– PythagorusRate it:
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
– Noam ChomskyRate it:
As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.
– Ernest RenanRate it:
As soon as there is life there is danger.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly!
– Amelia EarhartRate it:
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:

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