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Accidents are not accidents but precise arrivals at the wrong right time.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Accidents will occur in the best regulated families.
– Charles Dickens
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
– Charles Dickens
Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
– Pablo Picasso
Accidents, try to change them-it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
– Pablo Picasso
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
– Doug Larson
Accomplishing the impossible means only the boss will add it to your regular duties.
– Doug Larson
According to classical aerodynamics, it is impossible for a bumblebee to fly.
– Doctor Who
According to conviction, I am not simply what I am doing now. I am also what I have done, and my conventionally edited version of my past is made to seem almost more the real me than what I am at this moment. For what I am seems so fleeting and intangible, but what I was is fixed and final. It is the firm basis for predictions of what I will be in the future, and so it comes about that I am more closely identified with what no longer exists than with what actually is
– Alan B. Watts
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
– Charles Richter
According to Gandhi, the seven sins are wealth without works, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principle. Well, Hubert Humphrey may have sinned in the eyes of God, as we all do, but according to those definitions of Gandhis, it was Hubert Humphrey without sin.
– Jimmy Carter
Account no man happy till he dies.
– Euripides
Accountability breeds response-ability.
– Stephen Covey
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value.
– Charles Simmons
Accurate scholarship can
unearth the whole offence
from luther untill noe
that has driven a culture mad.
From what occured at linz
what huge imago made
a psychopathic god.
i and the public know
what all schoolchildren learn
those to whom evil is done
do evil in return.

– W. H. Auden
Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh,By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
– John Milton
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
– Saint Teresa of Avila
Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence.
– John Lahr
Ace In Vegas, everybody's gotta watch everybody else. Since the players are looking to beat the casino, the dealers are watching the players. The box men are watching the dealers. The floor men are watching the box men. The pit bosses are watching the floor men. The shift bosses are watching the pit bosses. The casino manager is watching the shift bosses. I'm watching the casino manager. And the eye-in-the-sky is watching us all.
– Casino
Ace Running a casino is like robbing a bank with no cops around. For guys like me, Las Vegas washes away your sins. It's like a morality car wash.
– Casino
Ace The town will never be the same. After the Tangiers, the big corporations took it all over. Today it looks like Disneyland. And while the kids play cardboard pirates, Mommy and Daddy drop the house payments and Junior's college money on the poker slots. In the old days, dealers knew your name, what you drank, what you played. Today, it's like checkin' into an airport. And if you order room service, you're lucky if you get it by Thursday. Today, it's all gone. You get a whale show up with four million in a suitcase, and some twenty-five-year-old hotel school kid is gonna want his Social Security Number. After the Teamsters got knocked out of the box, the corporations tore down practically every one of the old casinos. And where did the money come from to rebuild the pyramids Junk bonds. But in the end, I wound up right back where I started. I could still pick winners, and I could still make money for all kinds of people back home. And why mess up a good thing
– Casino
Ace When you love someone, you've gotta trust them. There's no other way. You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point And, for a while, I believed that's the kind of love I had.
– Casino
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.
– Jack Nicklaus
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
– Ayn Rand
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
– Author Unknown

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