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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.

George Bernard Shaw

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

George Bernard Shaw

I can resist anything but temptation.

Oscar Wilde

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

Oscar Wilde

I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible.

Oscar Wilde

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?

Vincent van Gogh

If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.

Bill Cosby

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

Alexander Graham Bell

Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.

Deepak Chopra

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.

Robert Frost

What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.

Oprah Winfrey

If you don't risk anything you risk even more.

Erica Jong

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

Tug on anything at all and you'll find it connected to everything else in the universe.

John Muir

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.

Steve Prefontaine

Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.


I'm a level 5 vegan, I don't eat anything that casts a shadow.

Matt Groening

Donuts. Is there anything they can't do?

Matt Groening

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.

Theodore Roosevelt

With self-discipline most anything is possible.

Theodore Roosevelt

I believe in me more than anything in this world.

Wilma Rudolph

I can't imagine anything worse than being required to have fun.

Scott Westerfeld

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

He that is good at making excuses is seldom good at anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.

Calvin Coolidge

To accomplish almost anything worthwhile.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.

Malcolm X

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

G. K. Chesterton

We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas A. Edison

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

Elvis Presley

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.

Alexander Hamilton

Anything that can be done chemically can be done by other means.

William S. Burroughs

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.

Edgar Watson Howe

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

Blaise Pascal

To the soul, there is hardly anything more healing than friendship.

Thomas Moore

I don't know about anything since then that is new.

Asaf Shariv

Get out in the neighborhoods to see if there's anything we need to be concerned about.

Don Kelly

As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything.

George Carlin

Democrats never agree on anything, that's why they're Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans.

Will Rogers

Anything it hits that's cold, it's going to stick to it.

Dan Shoemaker

I had never written anything before.

Charles Feldmann

We're on the way up. I want to win (the state title). I won't accept anything else.

Andrew Howe

A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.

Samuel Johnson

I love acting and I love cinema more than anything.

Chloe Sevigny

I didn't figure there was anything else I could do, ... There's no making up for a lifetime [of information].

Peter Ellis

Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.

Henry David Thoreau

We sold more T-shirts than anything else. There was not much design effort.

Malcolm Harris

If it's issued, we have to stop. That's the law. We can't do anything.

Tom Shaheen

You cannot be anything if you want to be everything.

Solomon Schechter

Out of respect we will not be doing anything for the moment.

Howard Rubenstein

Anything that gets students to write is good.

William Harrell

It's almost meaningless, and it's almost more for ego than for anything else.

Paul Kim

But I would describe him as a feisty player. He would do anything to get you blocked.

Bo Schembechler

Anything you can do to keep their minds off of their feet.

Carly Proper

Be careful -- with quotations, you can damn anything.

Andre Malraux

We aren't here to ask you for anything -- yet.

Leesa Mcneil

I don't think we would do anything any differently at this point.

Robert Larsen

In 30 years, I've never seen anything like it.

Burkett Powell

I haven't had a go-ahead from coach or anything like that.

Kyle Schlicher

We will see about the possibility of making anything happen.

Carli Smith

Everybody's not fortunate. Not everybody's got money or wheels to do anything, to get out.

Tracy Perkins

Anything they deployed right now would be crap.

Larry Lang

We'd like to know where it was seen, who they saw in it, anything of that nature.

Guy Smith

I was upset. I didn't say anything but I really missed it.

Mary Harris

In the absence of facts, the IAAF cannot and will not do anything.

Istvan Gyulai

Can I still write music? Do I have anything to say? Does anyone still care?

Nine Inch Nails

Spoiled. That's all it's about - can't live without this, can't live without that. You can live without anything you weren't born with, and you can make it through on even half of that.

Gloria Naylor

I'll put our outfield up against anybody's. We'll track down just about anything.

Bill Mrowka

My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.

Pete Rose

There was no indication that anything was wrong.

Margaret Gallardo

(The protest) was anything but peaceful.

Colin Campbell

We wouldn't ever do anything that's going to decrease our production.

Michael Logue

It's really exciting. It's a lot different than anything I've ever done before.

Nicole Mccoy

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?

Sir Arthur Helps

Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.

Dan Rather

I can't do anything else. So if this falls through, I'm screwed.

Tim Roth

More than anything, we are concerned to have a healthy community and healthy families.

Liliana Sahami

He said he's been in Thailand. He'd rather be in Thailand. He said, 'Anything but here.

Lorrie Thomas

When you look at the American team I don't think we've got anything to be scared of.

Bernard Gallacher

We're buying the Reds to win. Anything else is unacceptable.

Robert Castellini

It's a new day. Church's is evolving. We're free to do anything we want to do.

Farnaz Wallace

I don't think he feels like he did anything wrong.

Karen Dove

I don't think I want to win anything I think I want to die unadorned.

Frank O'hara

If you deal with it right there, that guy won't be using a handgun for anything else.

Capt. Drake Roche

We didn't finance it. We didn't do the prints or advertising or anything.

Jeff Goldstein

It wasn't even matching brick. It's amazing, they just did anything they wanted to with it.

Larry Wilder

We're not doing anything to help those children excel.

Luke Selking

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.

Baltasar Gracian

I don't want to say anything bad about someone but it was a little bit hard.

Carly Patterson

You couldn't do anything about the situation that you're put in, ... So I was thinking only just try to get out of it in a good way.

Shingo Takatsu

I won't support it, ... I don't want anything to do with (Shirley).

Jack Bass

I can't point to anything else.

Henry Schafer

Absolutely not. I don't believe there's any pressure or any onus or anything like that at all.

Joe Glass

It doesn't matter if you know everything if you don't do anything about it.

Adam Christensen

We don't believe the wedding had anything to do with it.

Randy Belcher

I don't need to think about anything. It's sort of automatic for me now.

Nick Sasser

You can't leave politics out of anything that emanates from Washington, D.C.,

Ralph Hall

We have a 100 per cent disposal rate, ... We don't keep anything.

M. Hardman

I never played that much defensive end. But I'll do anything.

Julian Peterson

He didn't say he would stop the bridge or anything.

Ray Garcia

You never know what she's going to do. She can make art out of anything.

Joyce Mason

You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.

Marvin Minsky

I don't feel like we won anything. It's over, but it will never be over.

Hootie Johnson

Obviously it's not good. We're unhappy about it but we can't do anything about it.

Rob Wilson

You can do anything with a miter box (saw) and a jigsaw.

Tammy Harty's

Vaughn didn't do anything that stellar.

Todd Fischer

There's some truth to it. We do a lot of talking but we aren't producing anything.

Tony Robinson

I've never experienced anything like this in my life.

Francis Sullivan

I don't generally feel anything until noon; then it's time for my nap.

Bob Hope

I'll see if I can salvage anything.

Jim Lowe

You can tell her anything.

Holly Tachovsky

Anything too stupid to be said is sung.


We're not going to let anything get in the way of that.

Rick Cornett

The town chairs say, 'Ned, go for it, but I can't say anything publicly.'

Ned Lamont

I said I'd do anything to help this cause and the students at this university.

Rick Stockstill

I think that's very important. He's not an ego person, or anything like that.

Colin Bell

He's part of it, and he doesn't have the courage to stand up to do anything about it.

Gary Ruskin

He is very smart, very careful and he knows how to get the message across or, sometimes, not say anything.

Sandy Clough

I don't claim to know how to sell anything. I'm a geek.

Joel Silver

I said, 'No, I didn't say anything.

Chai Vang

It was one of those rare things that happened, ... If anything is going to go wacky, it is going to go wacky in America.

Bob Ward

I was better than I thought I would be. I'm more happy about having my command than anything.

Miguel Batista

A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.

Ben Savage

Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

Ben Azai

I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.

Michael Phelps

I wasn't even schooled or anything. I just did what I thought was right.

Tina Hainey

The key is to buy the loss leaders, and you don't buy anything else.

Pat Veretto

None of us on the show, ... ever thought it would do anything.

David Chase

She doesn't believe in killing anything.

Doug Sanders

Don't put anything up there that is too small. Do clusters or groupings.

Heidi Johnson

We did not give them anything, and they scored on a few lucky breaks.

Philippe Sauve

He was just an all-around good guy. I can't see why anybody wanted to do anything to him.

Adrian Brown

We'll have to just leave it up to the rider not to do anything suicidal.

Neal Mclaughlin

That was a special group of kids who would do anything you asked them to do.

Mike Bosco

Don't tempt me, I can resist anything but temptation.

Bob Hope

He didn't know anything about us showing up at all.

Asha Lamy

You don't know [anything] about this game.

Vin Scully

I would do anything to hang out with my friends and it got out of hand.

Raeanna Jordan

I'm up here to see if there's anything I can do to help.

Jeff Witherly

It could have been a short, it could have been a (power) surge, it could have been anything.

Ray Yeakley

He was not saying anything the administration has not said -- that we need to find these guys.

Ranit Schmelzer

Wireless, in my opinion, was not reliable; it could be interfered with by anything.

Tim Stewart

He would do anything for anyone.

Andrea Johnsen

It's amazing. I have anything and everything I need and more.

Michael Reyes

I don't think Will would sell that motor for anything.

Greg Vaught

Is there anything else I can wear?

Kate Nauta

We don't fairy dust anything.

Ian Ginsberg

I always do that. Anything to feel you're not locked up.

Susan Graham

I guess anything can happen.

Lamar Butler

There isn't anything else like this in academia.

David Sauer

We are not conceding anything.

Robert Gottlieb

It was a shock. I wasn't expecting anything like this.

Jeremy Fears

I asked him about it, and he didn't say anything, he just looked at the floor.

Daniel Clark

I wish to apologize to the family. I have no memory of anything.

Judy Cox

We look at properties before sending anything out.

Jean Dellios

One of the players said that we couldn't make anything and (Republic was) making everything.

Tommy Taylor

I've never been involved with anything quite like this.

Chris Hutchings

That's not why we lost the game. We couldn't do anything.

Robert Fick

It won't do much in the way of rainfall for us. If anything does come out of it, it won't be more than a 10th of an inch.

Matt Bragaw

God can make you anything you want to be, but you have to put everything in his hands.

Mahalia Jackson

They have to really justify it well, ... I don't know what their logic is or anything.

Don Vincent

Any time you do anything that has to do with religion you're going to have some controversy.

Jack Kenny

She's very sweet. I've never heard her say anything bad about anybody.

Danielle Dixon

When you go to the Internet, you'll find that anyone can post anything.

Jennifer Swanson

It's very up in the air. We haven't heard anything.

Capt. Cory Angell

M ore than anything, I feel a sense of pride.

Sean Murphy

They didn't find his DNA, or anything of him, at all.

Charlotte Davis

I won't cooperate in anything. The boy lives in my house and they'll have to go find him there.

Lazaro Gonzalez

You sit there and say, `So-and-so didn't do this and so-and-so didn't do that,' ... There wasn't much there. Anything that they were going to make yesterday, they were going to make on their own.

Mike Tice

That's not fun. Hockey is no fun if you aren't playing for anything.

Willie Mitchell

You can do anything that you wanna do, but uh-uh, don't step on my cowboy boots.

Hank Williams Jr.

I don't want anything to happen to them while I'm in there.

Lisa Glaza

I don't feel like he was trying to conceal anything.

David Sylvia

She told us, 'we'll take anything you can bring'.

Jeff Pelzel

Most people didn't think we were going to sell anything.

Art Gonzalez

People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.

Thomas Sowell

I know this is a big one, but I can't say if it is related to anything that is going on.

Steven Boylan

You don't realize how bad these people are. They can manipulate you to do just about anything.

Justin Berry

I'm picking up the check. Definitely. She's not paying for anything.

Brandon Hadwin

I don't see anything at the moment to cause me to be unduly concerned.

Jack Guynn

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.

Tryon Edwards

Anything looked at closely becomes wonderful.

A. R. Ammons

We can't go without water. We have to be prepared for anything.

Timothy Brown

We're not doing anything differently than any other utility.

Richard Kessel

I wasn't scared or anything. I was more disappointed. I felt I was in control.

Ben Sheets

He never let up for a minute in rehearsal, he never let anything go.

Janet Baker

I doubt it. I'll be monitoring more than anything else.

Bill Derryberry

Cheap labor, that's the only one. They don't have anything else.

Frank Gong

Anything can you do to clean up Gary is a positive thing.

Michael Mitchell

It's a great opportunity. We don't really have anything to lose.

Dawn Chriss

We can't do anything but get better, and we're not a bad team now.

Katie Campbell

If there's anything on the ground in the area of the start, it's ice.

Stan Hooley

This is my only hobby. I don't do anything else besides this.

Sonya Hoiaas

You never say never. People in Florida never saw anything like [Hurricane] Andrew.

Frank Mccall

He never expressed anything to me about pain.

Larry Garza

I never saw anything other than a devoted couple.

Cynthia Kiebala

We're not doing anything out of the ordinary.

Joe Madrigal

We had to run our offense the way we're used to. We came to do what we can do. We didn't know anything about them.

Mike Davidson