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#1. We can accomplish almost anything within our ability if we but think we can. - Author: George Matthew Adams
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#2. The historian must have no country. - JOHN QUINCY ADAMS - Author: James W. Loewen
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#3. A stranger would think that the people of the United States had no other occupation than electioneering. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#4. Let them revere nothing but religion, morality and liberty. - Author: John Adams
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#5. I am fairly tired
bored beyond endurance
by the world we live in, and its ideals, and am ready to say so, not violently, but kindly, as one rubs salt into the back of a flogged sailor as though one loved him. - Author: Henry Adams
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#6. You can tune a guitar, but you can't tuna fish. Unless of course, you play bass. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#7. Seeing ourselves as others see us would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them. - Author: Franklin P. Adams
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#8. I think you should leave [the scar]. [...] It's not as bad as you think. It will look better once it is healed. And besides, you already have a classical beauty. This gives you a romantic beauty as well. - Author: April Adams
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#9. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the continent ... sacrificing his ease, and hazarding all in the cause of his country. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#10. In most groups the craziest person is in control. It starts because no one wants the problems that come from pissing off a crazy person. It's just smarter and easier sometimes to let the crazy person have his or her way. - Author: Scott Adams
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#11. As the power of Christianity declined through the centuries that have followed the Reformation, Calvinism played a less and less important part, while the new philosophies of mechanism and rationalism correspondingly increased. - Author: Ralph Adams Cram
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#12. The sky which had started out with such verve and spirit in the morning was beginning to lose its concentration and slip back into its normal English condition, that of a damp and rancid dish cloth. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#13. Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway. - Author: Joey Adams
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#14. With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth century it seemed that the stage was set for the last act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama. - Author: Ralph Adams Cram
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#15. I shall have liberty to think for myself without molesting others or being molested myself. - Author: John Adams
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#16. I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can! - Author: Ansel Adams
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#17. I love being able to create characters, give them problems, and make sure everything turns out right in the end. Writing gives me limitless opportunity to study the human condition, and a love story with a positive ending always lifts my spirits and warms my heart. - Author: Jennie Adams
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#18. He had extracted himself from the Cambridge one-way system by the usual method, which involved going round and round it faster and faster until he achieved a sort of escape velocity and flew off at a tangent in a random direction, which he was now trying to identify and correct for. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#19. I come from musical theater, and a lot of musical theater is about accepting fantasy. I think it is more about just being open and accepting. - Author: Amy Adams
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#20. The hypocrite, certainly, is a secret atheist; for if he did believe there was a God, he durst not be so bold as to deceive Him to His face. - Author: Thomas Adams
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#21. ...illegal states of mind... - Author: Douglas Adams
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#22. I am sorry for you with all my heart. But you cannot blame us, for you came to kill us if you could. - Author: Richard Adams
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#23. Space is really big-REALLY big. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#24. I discovered books and read forever - Author: John Adams
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#25. One of the reasons why you like to do your own drawings is, your style changes over time. And there's something about that that keeps it fresh to the viewer. - Author: Scott Adams
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#26. In the winter time the temperature falls well below the legal minimum. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#27. Sometimes if you received an answer, the question might be taken away. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#28. And wow! Hey! What's this thing coming towards me very fast? Very very fast. So big and flat and round, it needs a big wide sounding word like ... ow ... ound ... round ... ground! That's it! That's a good name - ground! I wonder if it will be friends with me? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#29. It is always good men who do the most harm in the world. - Author: Henry Adams
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#30. Had a memory that he himself had once compared to the Queen Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly, in that it was colorful, flitted prettily hither and thither, and was - Author: Douglas Adams
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#31. I'm sort of planting Post-It notes all over my psyche. Do not skateboard wasted. Do not buy $10,000 rugs. Be careful what you say to journalists. You don't have to stay up until 7 A.M. - tomorrow is a new day. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#32. The common view of marriage as a primitive institution implies in the man more than arbitrary superiority, such as he exercised over the child, which still remained free. The woman's slavery was assumed to be for life. - Author: Henry Adams
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#33. Then who is it?" said Arthur. "Well," said Ford, "if we're lucky it's just the Vogons come to throw us in to space." "And if we're unlucky?" "If we're unlucky," said Ford grimly, "the captain might be serious in his threat that he's going to read us some of his poetry first ... . - Author: Douglas Adams
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#34. The surface causes of Adams's anxieties are not difficult to discern. Every activist knew the penalty for treason. Every congressman knew that prison, perhaps death, would be his reward if the American rebellion failed. - Author: John Ferling
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#35. Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write . - Author: John Adams
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#36. At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other. - Author: William Adams
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#37. Sins are so remitted, as if they had never been committed. - Author: Thomas Adams
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#38. I have a small child, so the idea of getting up at 3 a.m. to train before a day of shooting ... I just don't have it in me, although I have so much respect for people who do. - Author: Amy Adams
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#39. Virtue is not always amiable. - Author: John Adams
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#40. Karl stood up and pointed at the large portraits on the wall. He swept the room from George Washington to Ben Franklin to John Adams to Thomas Jefferson. "Soldier, Printer, Lawyer, Scholar. You become a politician because the people make you one, not because you desire to be one. - Author: Jeff Ferry
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#41. No man, however strong, can serve ten years as schoolmaster, priest, or Senator, and remain fit for anything else. - Author: Henry Adams
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#42. Average human nature is very coarse, and its ideals must necessarily be average. The world never loved perfect poise. What the world does love is commonly absence of poise, for it has to be amused. - Author: Henry Adams
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#43. I was the only kid who anybody I knew has ever seen actually walk into a lamppost with his eyes wide open. Everybody assumed that there must be something going on inside, because there sure as hell wasn't anything going on on the outside! - Author: Douglas Adams
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#44. She had waited so long for this. For this intimacy to be whole, complete, to unquestionably mean love. - Author: Noelle Adams
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#45. Conclude not from all this that I have renounced the Christian religion ... Far from it. I see in every page something to recommend Christianity in its purity, and something to discredit its corruptions ... The ten commandments and the sermon on the mount contain my religion. - Author: John Adams
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#46. A militia law, requiring all men, or with very few exceptions besides cases of conscience, to be provided with arms and ammunition ... is always a wise institution, and, in the present circumstances of our country, indispensable. - Author: John Adams
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#47. You can't use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take a stick and hit him on the snout! - Author: Henry Adams
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#48. I have been vegetarian for twelve years. And I have never been seriously ill. Vegetarian food strengthens the immune system. I think that meat makes you sick. - Author: Bryan Adams
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#49. It's hard to be bipolar and bicoastal at the same time. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#50. People wanted me to do a CD-ROM of 'Hitchhiker's,' and I thought, 'No, no.' I didn't want to just sort of reverse-engineer yet another thing from a book I'd already written. I think that the digital media are interesting enough in their own right to be worth originating something in. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#51. At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means. - Author: Gerry Adams
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#52. Somebody who's learning how to ice skate for the first time would need skates, a helmet for head protection and elbow pads, because you do fall quite a bit. - Author: Gerad Adams
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#53. Hey, er ... " said Zaphod, "what's your name?"
The man looked at them doubtfully.
"I don't know. Why, do you think I should have one? It seems very odd to
give a bundle of vague sensory perceptions a name. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#54. It might or might not be right to kill, but sometimes it is necessary. - Author: Gerry Adams
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#55. Beware of those who try to sell you simple answers to complex questions. - Author: Scott Adams
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#56. I should've died a hundred thousand times,Teetering stoned off the side of a building.Nobody loved me and nobody even triedYou can't hang on to something that won't stop moving.Singing and dancing to them nighttime songs. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#57. Be cunning, and full of tricks, and your people will never be destroyed. - Author: Richard Adams
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#58. clothes looked good at all. So, after trying on half her closet, she settled for a pencil - Author: Noelle Adams
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#59. Humor is an antidote to all ills. - Author: Patch Adams
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#60. It is a human tendency to
become what you attack. - Author: Scott Adams
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#61. Is there anything I can say to convince you to stay out of this?" he pleaded, his voice taking on a softer tone.
I shook my head. "Of course not."
"I didn't think so," he said miserably. - Author: Ada Adams
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#62. Flashed one of those grins of his which always made people think he'd been overdoing things recently and should try to get some rest. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#63. We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty! - Author: Douglas Adams
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#64. The simplest explanation usually sounds right and is far
more convincing than any complicated explanation could
hope to be. - Author: Scott Adams
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#65. A certain joyful, though humble, confidence becomes us when we pray in the Mediator's name. It is due to Him; when we pray in His name it should be without wavering. Remember His merits, and how prevalent they must be. "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace." - Author: Nehemiah Adams
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#66. The city has millions of stories that I don't know. Never did and never will. - Author: John Joseph Adams
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#67. The frightful engines of ecclesiastical councils, of diabolical malice, and Calvinistical good-nature never failed to terrify me exceedingly whenever I thought of preaching. - Author: John Adams
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#68. I've never met all these people you speak of. And neither, I suspect, have you. They only exist in words we hear. It is folly to say you know what is happening to other people. Only they know, if they exist. They have their own Universes of their eyes and ears. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#69. You are before being and not being, awake and dream take place in time. You have no time. - Author: Robert Adams
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#70. Defeat appears to me preferable to total Inaction. - Author: John Adams
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#71. You will need to know the difference between Friday and a fried egg. It's quite a simple difference, but an important one. Friday comes at the end of the week, whereas a fried egg comes out of a hen. Like most things, of course, it isn't quite that simple. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#72. He wondered if it was safe to grin. Very slowly and carefully, he grinned. It was safe. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#73. Oh, alright. You're no fun," he sighed. "My name is Razor."
"What kind of a name is that?"
"It's a nickname."
"What kind of a nickname is that?"
"Spike, Blade, Fang - all the good, deadly objects were already taken. It was the best I could do. - Author: Ada Adams
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#74. I just don't get it. You've been in love with this bloke since you were a kid, and he's never once got his hair cut short enough that it doesn't poke him in the damn eye. - Author: Kristina Adams
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#75. And do we also have, do we have ... a party of minor deities from the Halls of Asgard? Away to his right came a rumble of thunder. Lightning arced across the stage. A small group of hairy men with helmets sat looking very pleased with themselves, and raised their glasses to him. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#76. He turned slowly like a fridge door opening. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#77. I'm so honored to have been a part of something so meaningful that helped to keep so many families and loved ones connected. - Author: Oleta Adams
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#78. In fact, most people are being squeezed in their little cubicle, and their creativity is forced out elsewhere, because the company can't use it. The company is organized to get rid of variants. - Author: Scott Adams
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#79. I went down to Houston and I stopped in San 'Antone, I passed up the station for the bus. I was trying to find me something, but I wasn't sure just what ... man, I ended up with pockets full of dust. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#80. The world shall retire from me before I shall retire from the world. John Quincy Adams - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#81. Never base your budget requests on realistic assumptions, as this could lead to a decrease in your funding. - Author: Scott Adams
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#82. Men live in a fantasy world. I know this because I am one, and I actually receive my mail there - Author: Scott Adams
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#83. I would define liberty to be a power to do as we would be done by. The definition of liberty to be the power of doing whatever the law permits, meaning the civil laws, does not seem satisfactory. - Author: John Adams
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#84. Last summer had meant lots of Sam Adams Summer Ale by herself on hot weekend days when it seemed like just her and the Dominican Day parade. - Author: Stephanie Clifford
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#85. Until a vegan or vegetarian enters the room, people don't see themselves as meat-eaters. They are merely 'eaters', and it is we vegans who have made them aware of what they are doing. Often this is discomforting. - Author: Carol J. Adams
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#86. One of the things Ford Perfect had always found hardest to understand about humans was their habit of continually stating and repeating the very very obvious, as in It's a nice day, or You're very tall, or Oh dear you've fallen down a thirty-foot well, are you alright? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#87. Frith meant us to get back," replied Holly. "That's the real reason why we're here. - Author: Richard Adams
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#88. He never labored so hard to learn a language as he did to hold his tongue, and it affected him for life. The habit of reticence - of talking without meaning - is never effaced. - Author: Henry Adams
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#89. Structural linguistics is a bitterly divided and unhappy profession, and a large number of its practitioners spend many nights drowning their sorrows in Ouisghian Zodahs. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#90. You are so ridiculous," said the lion. "Thinking that your thinking is worth thinking about. - Author: John Joseph Adams
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#91. To her mind the Senate was a place where people went to recite speeches, and she naively assumed that the speeches were useful and had a purpose, but as they did not interest her she never went again. This is a very common conception of Congress; many Congressmen share it. - Author: Henry Adams
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#92. Of course, my faith has a lot to do with being able to be public without being a public nuisance. - Author: Yolanda Adams
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#93. There is no worse flaw in man's character than that of wanting to belong. - Author: David Adams Richards
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#94. Everything you see or hear or experience in any way at all is specific to you. You create a universe by perceiving it, so everything in the universe you perceive is specific to you. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#95. Morality is a private and costly luxury. - Author: Henry Adams
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#96. I used to be a great fan of doing crosswords. When you're fiddling around with anagrams, you get wonderful jumbles of syllables that become interesting. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#97. The ancestral deed is thought and done,
And in a million Edens fall
A million Adams drowned in darkness,
For small is great and great is small,
And a blind seed all. - Author: Edwin Muir
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#98. Jessica Cameron had to propose marriage in a couple of hours, and she was a little nervous about it. Trying - Author: Noelle Adams
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#99. My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens. - Author: Alvin Adams
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#100. I would rather starve and rot and keep the privilege of speaking the truth as I see it, than of holding all the offices that capital has to give from the presidency down. - Author: Henry Adams
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