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Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Power
Abigail Adams

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Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.
Argument
Joseph Addison

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Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Music
Joseph Addison

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There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
Dress
Joseph Addison

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If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
Present
George Ade

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Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
Past
George Ade

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Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
Quotations
William R. Alger

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If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.
Movies
Woody Allen

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Life is divided up into the horrible and the miserable.
Life and Living
Woody Allen

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Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
Cleverness
Henri Frederic Amiel

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Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Influence
Henri Frederic Amiel

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So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
Change
Henri Frederic Amiel

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Nothing is irreparable in politics.
Politicians and Politics
Jean Anouilh

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Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Possibilities
Aristotle

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Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
Age and Aging
Daniel Francois Esprit Auber

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Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
Evil
W. H. Auden

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Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable.
Names
W. H. Auden

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Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an ungrateful man.
Ingratitude
Decimus Magnus Ausonius

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Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Choice
Francis Bacon

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It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear.
Fear
Francis Bacon

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Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Life and Living
Francis Bacon

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Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
Present
Francis Bacon

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Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
Exaggeration
Hosea Ballou

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I've not got a first in philosophy without being able to muddy things pretty satisfactory.
Communication
John Banham

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Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable.
Resignation
Natalie Clifford Barney

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun