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Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
Alcohol does not make a smarter individual.
– Sheriff Grady JuddRate it:
Alcohol doesn't make you an idiot. Alcohol makes it impossible to hide the fact that you're an idiot.
– Mitch AbramsRate it:
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Alcohol is like a batsman, it takes time to set in, but is a delight afterwards
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
– Finley Peter DunneRate it:
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Aldrig rättfärdiga dina handlingar, eftersom dina vänner inte beh
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Alea Iacta est... (the dice is cast)
– Julius Ceasar, when crossing the rubicon and thus starting civil war that effectively ended the Roman republicRate it:
Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.
– Horace WalpoleRate it:
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.
– Will RogersRate it:
Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.
– Sir Philip SidneyRate it:
Alexander the Great once said that ‘I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity!’ What a great illusion is this! Wise man is he who always chooses to live longer and he who blesses the obscurity!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Alexandra Fedorovna pronounced Russian words with a heavy accent, and it was noticebale that speaking Russian was hard for her ...[she] pronounced each phrase with difficulty, and with a German accent — just like a foreigner who had learned the Russian language from books, and not from practice.
– Vasilii Semenovich PankratovRate it:
Algunas personas creen que el silencio es oro, y que el silencio habla más que mil palabras. En mi opinión, no es cierto. Silencio menudo representa los restos de sus miedos, defectos e inseguridades. Silencio significa su incapacidad e impotencia para responder a la realidad. Los sonidos más tristes de silencio se escucharon en la más profunda oscuridad que siguió genocidios nazis, 9/11, el tsunami y Katrina. El silencio no es oro en absoluto, y que sin duda se vuelve en tu contra. Asi, siempre se atreven a hablar en su mente, y la vida se convertirá en suave y sin problemas de flujo libre. la vie continuar!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Ali Baba destroyed a dream!!!
– Atlantic StarrRate it:
Alice for short. A diochronism. (Title of novel)
– William de MorganRate it:
Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said. 'One can't believe impossible things.' 'I daresay you haven't had much practice,' said the Queen. 'When I was your age, I always did it half an hour a day. Why, sometimes, I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.'
– Lewis CarrollRate it:
Alick. What is Charm, exactly, Maggie? Maggie. Oh it's - it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If y ou have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
– J. M. BarrieRate it:
Alien. An American sovereign in his probationary state.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:
Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
– R. D. LaingRate it:
Alimony is a system by which, when two people make a mistake, one of them keeps paying for it.
– Peggy JoyceRate it:
Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.
– Arthur BaerRate it:
Alimony: the ransom the happy pay to the devil.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Aliter catuli longe olent, aliter sues. ("Puppies and pigs have a very different smell.")
– PlautusRate it:

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