Edward Abbey<br> When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.<br><br>Bella Abzug<br> Our struggle today is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel.<br><br>Douglas Adams<br> Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. (In Last Chance to See.)<br><br> I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.<br><br> In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.<br><br> There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.<br><br>James Truslow Adams<br> There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.<br><br>Scott Adams<br> Normal people ... believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet. (In Dilbert Principle.)<br><br>Felix Adler<br> The hero is the one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.<br><br>Catherine Aird<br> If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning.<br><br>Marv Albert<br> Shouldn't the president be held to the same standards as a TV sportscaster?<br><br>Madeleine Albright<br> In last week's Cabinet meeting, the President (Clinton) asked us to go out and win one for the zipper.<br><br>Herm Albright, author (1876-1944)<br> A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.<br><br>Shalom Aleichem<br> God, I know we are your chosen people, but couldn't you choose somebody else for a change?<br><br>Jeff Alexander<br> I read once that Shakespeare had a vocabulary of 17,000 words. That's pretty impressive, but I bet he used some of them twice.<br><br>Marty Allen<br> A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.<br><br>Tim Allen<br> My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance.<br><br>Woody Allen<br> I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying.<br><br> Eighty percent of success is showing up.<br><br>Aristotle<br> We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but habit.<br><br>Cora Harvey Armstrong<br> Inside every older person is a younger person - wondering what the hell happened.<br><br>Neil Armstrong<br> I believe that every human has a finite number of heart beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.<br><br>Herbert Henry Asquith<br> Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.<br><br>Dave Astor<br> Don't invest all your money in just one or two stocks. That's the danger. I know a man who put all his money in just two stocks, a paper-towel company and a revolving-door outfit. He was wiped out before he could turn around.<br><br>W. H. Auden<br> We are here on earth to do good for others. What the others are here for, I don't know.<br><br>Ausonius, 310-395<br> Begin. To begin is half the work. Let half still remain. Again, begin this, and thou wilt have finished.<br><br>
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Good list. I love quotes. Just one more.<br><br>"You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, it's nothing against you to fall down flat, but to lie there - that's disgrace."<br>--Edmund Vance Cooke<br><br>
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