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For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant! Edward Abbey

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Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell. Edward Abbey

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Neophyte writers tend to believe that there is something magical about ideas and that if they can just get a hold of a good one, then their futures are ensured. Lynn Abbey

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I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic. Grace Abbott

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I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease. Paula Abdul

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I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, "Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?" "Well, we have no mechanism to do it," I was told. Neil Abercrombie

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Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all. Neil Abercrombie

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He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets. He did. He took it into the damn White House. Ralph Abernathy

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I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future. Ralph Abernathy

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor, but he's amazing in terms of his presence, and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him. F. Murray Abraham

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As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri, gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours, your movements are kind of slow. F. Murray Abraham

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John Updike is always fun. And one of my former students, Tom Pynchon. And Harold Bloom, another former student. M. H. Abrams

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The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes. Bella Abzug

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When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see. Chinua Achebe

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I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me. Jensen Ackles

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The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future. Lord Acton

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If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation. Abigail Adams

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Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth. Alvin Adams

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These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me. Ansel Adams

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We must remember that a photograph can hold just as much as we put into it, and no one has ever approached the full possibilities of the medium. Ansel Adams

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In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished. Charles Kendall Adams

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Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net. Franklin P. Adams

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Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory. Franklin P. Adams

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Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net. Franklin Pierce Adams

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But I also hold the very strong view that republicans need to lead by example. Gerry Adams