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I don't feel I made any sacrifices at all. I'm doing my best to juggle.

By : Aaliyah

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Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.

By : Edward Abbey

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When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.

By : Edward Abbey

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I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.

By : Lynn Abbey

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Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.

By : Paula Abdul

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America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest, saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training.

By : Paula Abdul

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All you can do is the best you can do.

By : Paula Abdul

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My best work is often almost unconscious and occurs ahead of my ability to understand it.

By : Sam Abell

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With several different kinds of poetry to choose from, a man would decide that he would like best to be an epic poet, and he would set out, in conscious determination, on an epic poem.

By : Lascelles Abercrombie

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I think what actually works best is local-level individual targeting of key leadership nodes.

By : John Abizaid

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I really try at least to come back and answer the question as to whether that was really the best way to do that and was I really thinking straight and how did my opponents behave and how did the judges behave was needed.

By : Floyd Abrams

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The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your body and get interested in someone else's.

By : Goodman Ace

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They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.

By : Chinua Achebe

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

By : Dean Acheson

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If we learn the art of yielding what must be yielded to the changing present, we can save the best of the past.

By : Dean Acheson

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I think the best thing in cases of censorship or things like this is to get as much media as possible.

By : Kathy Acker

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First of all, writing at best - certainly fiction writing - more and more I think is magic.

By : Kathy Acker

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The biographies and autobiographies are on the whole more impressive than the fiction of the last two decades, but the freakish best sellers among them are least likely to withstand the test of time.

By : Harold Acton

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Be not content with the best book

By : Lord Acton

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It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world

By : Red Adair

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Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.

By : Franklin P. Adams

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At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter.

By : Henry B. Adams

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There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.

By : James Truslow Adams

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Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us.

By : Maude Adams

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Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best.

By : Maude Adams

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We are all human and fall short of where we need to be. We must never stop trying to be the best we can be.

By : Richard Adams

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The best things in life are silly.

By : Scott Adams

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In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks.

By : Scott Adams

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He was certainly in a confused state. I used to go and visit him in Callan Park. They were really - to me they were the best poets those two writing in those days but it wasn't very encouraging because, well, they weren't getting far were they?

By : Robert Adamson

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Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.

By : Joseph Addison

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To leave in search of yourself, of your real needs, is easier when you don't have to justify yourself to anyone, when there are not too many people bestowing you their attention.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.

By : Felix Adler

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The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors.

By : Stella Adler

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The splinter in your eye is the best magnifying-glass.

By : Theodor Adorno

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The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.

By : Bhumibol Adulyadej

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To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.

By : Aeschylus

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It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.

By : Aeschylus

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Example is the best precept.

By : Aesop

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You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward.

By : Andre Agassi

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It has meant a lot to me to challenge the best players in the world and to beat them. And it means a lot to me to be out here and fighting for the title and, you know, it hurts not to win it.

By : Andre Agassi

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