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What a world. It could be so wonderful if it wasn't for certain people.

Woody Allen

I think crime pays. The hours are good, you meet a lot of interesting people, you travel a lot.

Woody Allen

Of course, it goes without saying that every candidate must be progressive, fearless, vigorous, and liberal; invincible in victory and invisible in defeat, awake to the needs of the people whether they know what they know what they need or not. You should also come from a good family, because while breeding isnt everything, it is said to be lots of fun. George Burns thats Mister Allen was saying the other day that to be President of the United States you also have to have brains, integrity, ability and intelligence, but I think he was just trying to talk me into it.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

Presidents are made, not born. Thats a good thing to remember. Its silly to think that Presidents are born, because very few people are 35 years old at birth, and those who are wont admit it. So if youre only 16 dont be discouraged, because its only a phase and theres nothing wrong with you that you wont outgrow.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

One of the greatest problems today is about the people who would rather be right than be President. I have a solution for that. You can be Left and President: that way you can eat your cake and halve it too. Or you can stay in the middle of the road and get run over.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

Who am I to talk? Thats a fair question, and one which deserves a better answer than I can give you. Come to think of it, who are you? Whoever you are, I sympathize with you. I sympathize with everybody; thats what I get for being a candidate myself. Let them call us nonentities. Who cares? A nonenitiy can be just as famous as anybody else if enough people know about him. But lets leave personalities out of this and just talk about me.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

Such people as can be prevailed upon to believe, that their reason is depraved, may easily be led by the nose, and duped into superstition at the pleasure of those in whom they confide, and there remain from generation to generation: for when they throw by the law of reason the only one which God gave them to direct them in their speculations and duty, they are exposed to ignorant or insidious teachers, and also to their own irregular passions, and to the folly and enthusiasm of those about them, which nothing but reason can prevent or restrain...

Ethan Allen

Christ does not control his subjects by force, but is King of a willing people. They are, through His grace, freely devoted to His service.

Joseph Alleine

These decrees of yours are no different from spiders' webs. They'll restrain anyone weak and insignificant who gets caught in them, but they'll be torn to shreds by people with power and wealth.

Anacharsis

Today people live to work rather than work for a living. They have forgotten their true goal in life. Subsequently they have forgotten their dharma. There is no communication between hearts, there is no sharing. Having lost contact with other's hearts, we become totally isolated. But in truth we are not isolated islands, we are links that form one chain.

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

People say that I look beautiful when I sing. Today I seem to have got an answer. When I sing, I want everything to be beautiful - my notes, ny rhythm and myself too. My desire is so intense that on the stage you have beauty personified, not Kishori looking beautiful.

Kishori Amonkar

It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.

Sir Kingsley William Amis

In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.

Idi Amin Dada

Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking. I never had any formal educationnot even a nursery school certificate. But sometimes I know more than Ph.D.s because as a military man I know how to act. I am a man of action.

Idi Amin Dada

The rights of conscience, of bearing arms, of changing the government, are declared to be inherent in the people. Freedom of the press, too.

Fisher Ames

I consider biennial elections as a security that the sober, second thought of the people shall be law.

Fisher Ames

It did not please God to save his people through dialectic.

Saint Ambrose

If the ignorant keeps silent, people would not differ.

Muhammad ibn Al

The honour of a person lies in his needlessness from the people.

Muhammad ibn Al

It makes no sense at all if people consider the one who lacks knowledge and science as a prosperous person.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Being cheerful and affable with people is by itself half of wisdom.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Everything has its tax and the tax of knowledge is to teach its people.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

No, I don't think you're paranoid. I think you're the opposite of paranoid. I think you walk around with the insane delusion that people like you.

Woody Allen

Always remember the first rule of power tactics: Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. The second rule is: Never go outside the experience of your people. When an action or tactic is outside the experience of the people, it results in confusion, fear, and retreat. [...] The third rule is: Whenever possible go outside of the experience of the enemy. Here you want to cause confusion, fear, and retreat.

Saul David Alinsky
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