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At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look At 45 they are caves in which we hide.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look; At 45 they are caves in which we hide.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing.
– Baltasar Gracian
At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment.
– Benjamin Franklin
At a certain age some people's minds close up they live on their intellectual fat.
– Blessing Irish
At a certain moment the Stars of David appeared, at home, the pieces of material. I don’t know where they came from. I think that maybe my mother, or someone else arranged that we had them. I was, as a woman, required to sew them onto various pieces of clothing, so I did that. So there you were with a star on your clothes. But because all of us, I think, were at the Jewish Lyceum and a lot of others wore the star - yes I thought it was weird and I didn’t like it - but I never really felt that bad, a lot of people were in the same situation.
– Jetteke Frijda
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
– W. Somerset Maugham
At age 50, every man has the face he deserves.
– George Orwell
At all times it is better to have a method.
– Mark Caine
At any given moment the choice to be happy is present - we just have to choose to be happy."
– Steve Maraboli
At any given point of time, you are exactly what you wanted to be.
– Vinny Nayak
At any rate, I am convinced that He God does not play dice.
– Albert Einstein
At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice.
– Albert Einstein, In a letter to Max Born, 1926
At best, most college presidents are running something that is somewhere between a faltering corporation and a hotel.
– Leon Botstein
At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year.
– Thomas Tusser
At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can't tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me.
– Barnaby C. Keeney
At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds.
– Michael Dorris
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
– Maurice Masterlinck
At every party there are two kinds of people -- those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.
– Eppie Friedman
At every step of the way, George W. Bush has put the narrow interests of the few ahead of the interests of most Americans.
– John Kerry, speech in New York, August 24, 2004
At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense.
– Alexander Pope
At first cock-crow the ghosts must go
Back to their quiet graves below.

– Theodosia Garrison
At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope that it can be done, then they see that it can be done--then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.
– Francis Eliza Hodgson Burnett
At five minutes to eleven on the morning named he was at the station, a false beard and spectacles shielding his identity from the public eye. If you had asked him he would have said that he was a Scotch business man. As a matter a fact, he looked far more like a motor-car coming through a haystack.
– P. G. Wodehouse
At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death.
– Cesare Pavese
At Group L, Stoffel oversees six first-rate programmers, a managerial challenge roughly comparable to herding cats.
– Washington Post Magazine, June 9, 1985
At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish.
– Thai Proverb
At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.
– Harold Macmillan
At its rawest, fashion is material sewn together in a sequential method. But it's so much more. Fashion creates a mood, captures a moment. It evokes something that you never knew was inside you. Fashion is one of the most underrated stimulants one can encounter.
– Daniel Vosovic
At last is Hector stretch'd upon the plain,Who fear'd no vengeance for Patroclus slainThen, Prince You should have fear'd, what now you feelAchilles absent was Achilles stillYet a short space the great avenger stayed,Then low in dust thy strength and glory laid.
– Homer
At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.
– Raymond Chandler
At least one way of measuring the freedom of any society is the amount of comedy that is permitted, and clearly a healthy society permits more satirical comment than a repressive, so that if comedy is to function in some way as a safety release then it must obviously deal with these taboo areas. This is part of the responsibility we accord our licensed jesters, that nothing be excused the searching light of comedy. If anything can survive the probe of humour it is clearly of value, and conversely all groups who claim immunity from laughter are claiming special privileges which should not be granted.
– Eric Idle
At least she's the president of something, which is more than I can say. (on his wife Elizabeth, president of the American Red Cross)
– Robert Joseph Bob Dole
At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
– E. E. Cummings
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.
– Aldous Huxley
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity: idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.
– Aldous Huxley
At least when I was govenor, cocaine was expensive.
– Jerry Brown
At man's core there is a voice that wants him never to give in to fear. But if it is true that in general man cannot give in to fear, at the very least he postpones indefinitely the moment when he will have to confront himself with the object of his fear... when he will no longer have the assistance of reason as guaranteed by God, or when he will no longer have the assistance of God such as reason guaranteed. It is necessary to recoil, but it is necessary to leap, and perhaps one only recoils in order to leap better.
– Georges Bataille
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
– Pearl Buck
At my graduation, I thought we had to marry what we wished to become. Now you are becoming the men you once would have wished to marry.
– Gloria Steinem
At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote.
– Emo Phillips
At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them.
– Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
At night always carry in your heart something from Holy Scriptures to bed with you, meditate upon it like a ruminant animal, and go softly to sleep; but this must not be too much, rather a little that may be well pondered and understood, that you may find a remnant of it in your mind when you rise in the morning.
– Martin Luther
At points of clarity, I realize that my life on earth is meaningless, and that I am merely a pawn in a bigger game. A game I cannot possible understand or have control of. Thankfully, before depression sets in, I drift back into my cloudy, bewildered daily routine.
– Joel Patrick Warneke
At present, we have a policy-response (to climate change) shaped by sophisticated climate science, brilliant technology and pop behaviourism, based on simple assumptions about carrot-and-stick incentives.
– David Fleming
at Prusianum, as the other (estate) is called, (the young) Tonantius and his brothers turned out of their beds for us because we could not be always dragging our gear about: they are surely the elect among the nobles of our own age
– Sidonius Apollinaris
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?
– Jules Feiffer
At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear." It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us." You can love completely without complete understanding.
– Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It
At that time you were insulted by law clerks, excluded from white bar associations and when I was in court, I was lucky to be called Ben, usually it was just ‘boy.’ [But] the judges were always fair. The discrimination of those days has changed and, today, the South is ahead of the North in many respects in civil rights progress.
– Benjamin Hooks
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.
– P. G. Wodehouse
At the beginning of a great national change, the patriot is a scarce man: scorned, ridiculed and forgotten. When his cause succeeds, however, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
– Mark Twain
At the beginning, all roads seem endless; but they are not!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
At the bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique human being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
At the bottom no one in life can help anyone else in life; this one experiences over and over in every conflict and every perplexity: that one is alone. That isn't as bad as it may first appear; and again it is the best thing in life that each should have everything in himself; his fate, his future, his whole expanse and world.
– Rainer Maria Rilke
At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.
– Edwin Hubbel Chapin
At the center of each human heart is goodness, layered over with hurt, confusion, and mistaken ideas. Our task is to gently peel off layer after layer until the unfettered heart can shed its love upon the world.
– Sue Patton Thoele, The Courage To Be Yourself Journal
At the center of our being is a point of nothingness which is untouched by sin and by illusion, a point of pure truth, a point or spark which belongs entirely to God, which is never at our disposal, from which God disposes of our lives, which is inaccessible to the fantasies of our own mind or the brutalities of our own will.
– Thomas Merton
At the close of life the question will be not how much have you got, but how much have you given nor how much have you won, but how much have you done not how much have you saved, but how much have you sacrificed how much have you loved and served, not how much were you honored.
– Nathan C. Schaeffer
At the end of all these years, it doesn't matter to me who thinks of me as what. What matters is whether I have done what I could and whether I had done something I shouldn't have.
– Rahul Katragadda
At the end of our time on earth, if we have lived fully, we will not be able to say, "I was always happy". Hopefully we will be able to say, "I have experienced a lifetime of real moments, and many of them were happy moments."
– Barbara DeAngelis
At the end of six innings of play, it's Montreal 5, Expos 3.
– Jerry Coleman
At the end of the day everybody is doing what they can to get by
– Ahmed Korayem
At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets."
– Steve Maraboli
At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you're living your life doesn't matter. What matters is whether you're comfortable with it.
– Phillip C. McGraw
At the end, excitement maintained its hysteria.
– Jerry Coleman
At the heart of my metaphysic there is the ultimate question and at the heart of the universe there is the ultimate questioner.
– Kedar Joshi
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
– Jean Houston
At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
– Ivan Illich
At the opera in Milan with my daughter and me, Needleman leaned out of his box and fell into the orchestra pit. Too proud to admit it was a mistake, he attended the opera every night for a month and repeated it each time.
– Woody Allen
At the point so near to zero, just almost before the death, life’s value jumps to infinity!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved - if it can be achieved at all - within the next few hundred years.
– Arthur C. Clarke, 1983
At the risk of sounding ridiculous, a true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.
– Ernesto "Che" Guevara
At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry. (Les Miserables)
– Victor Hugo
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
– Plato
At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.
– Dame Rose Macaulay
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
At times you don't have enough time to live and regret a wrong split second decision!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.
– Clarence Darrow
At twenty you have many desires which hide the truth, but beyond forty there are only real and fragile truths-your abilities and your failings.
– Grard Depardieu
At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.
– Oscar Wilde
At whatever age you find the truth, that will be your real birth year! That’s why man can be born even at the age of eighty!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Atheism has no room for human rights.
– U.S. Senate Chaplain Richard Halverson, addressing 600 people at a prayer breakfast, March 1992 in Wisconsin
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men...the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.
– Francis Bacon
Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.
– Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
Attachment is the still water in which the mosquitoes of stress grow."
– Steve Maraboli
Attachment to spiritual things is.. just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
– Thomas Merton
Attack work! Even the toughest work will start running away! Attack the difficulties! This is the Golden Rule of every kind of victory.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields; or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
– Baltasar Gracian
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
– Baltasar Gracian
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
– Bette Davis
Attempted good marriage with premeditation.
– Charles de LEUSSE
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
– Plato
Attention, attention, there are monkey-boys in the complex.
– Buckaroo Banzai (the film)
Attitude is more important than reality.
– Elaine Agather
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
– Charles R. Swindoll
Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.
– Jim Rohn

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