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As civilized human beings, we are the inheritors, neither of an inquiry about ourselves and the world, nor of an accumulating body of information, but of a conversation, begun in the primeval forests and extended and made more articulate in the course of centuries. It is a conversation which goes on both in public and within each of ourselves.
– Michael OakeshottRate it:
As close as we are today, tomorrow when we come back from that battlefield, we will be as close as two men can possibly be, sharing a bond that can only be forged in the face of imminent disfigurement. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.
– Jeff MelvoinRate it:
As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust.
– Marianne MooreRate it:
As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling And I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity...of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.
– Thomas MannRate it:
As drops of bitter medicine, though minute, may have a salutary force, so words, though few and painful, uttered seasonably, may rouse the prostrate energies of those who meet misfortune with despondency.
– BharaviRate it:
As each child looks at the world through innocent eyes all they can see, Is the worlds way of life and the way they think their lives should be.
– Kandice Hehner, Innocent EyesRate it:
As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they that have least with are the greatest babblers.
– PlatoRate it:
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
– Leonardo DaVinciRate it:
As experience widens, one begins to see how much upon a level all human things are.
– Joseph FarrellRate it:
As far and wide the vernal breeze Sweet odours waft from blooming trees, So, too, the grateful savour spreads To distant lands of virtuous deeds.
– Sanskrit ProverbRate it:
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of being.
– Carl JungRate it:
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
– Carl JungRate it:
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
– Carl Gustav JungRate it:
As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
– WeisertRate it:
As fast as laws are devised, their evasion is contrived.
– German ProverbRate it:
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
– Jean de La BruyèreRate it:
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the godsThey kill us for their sport.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
As flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness.
– Amit RayRate it:
As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore.
– Henry AdamsRate it:
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
– John Stuart MillRate it:
As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.
– Andre NortonRate it:
As for death one gets used to it, even if it's only other people's death you get used to.
– Enid BagnoldRate it:

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