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If a child plays sport early in childhood, and doesn't give it up, he will play sport for the rest of his life. And if children have a connection with, and are involved in the preparation of, the food they eat, then it will be normal for them to cook these kind of meals, and they will go on cooking them for the rest of their lives. Ferran Adria

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands. Douglas Adams

Before, for me, peace could have been synonymous with boredom. Isabelle Adjani

If you talk to geneticists they are constantly finding that your genes are being switched on and off because of the environment. Genes alone do not determine an exact path in your life. Jeffrey Eugenides

The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it. Samuel Butler

As for the long-term future: I am prepared to see in this a vision, not a mystical way but in a realistic way, of a population exchange on a much more important scale and including larger territories. Moshe Sharett

I don't worry about the things I can't change. Ferran Adria

Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again. Gianni Agnelli

Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou. Akhenaton

Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The greatest happiness comes from being vitally interested in something that excites all your energies. Walter Annenberg

On the surface we all act like we all love each other and we're free and easy, and actually we're far more moralistic than any other society I've ever lived in. Kathy Acker

It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace. Anna Akhmatova

I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman. John Adams

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb. Spiro T. Agnew

At night I dream about going to where I played when I was still young. Hawa Abdi

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. Audrey Hepburn

A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess. But it's not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves. It's more like a game of billiards, with a bunch of balls clustered together. Madeleine Albright

Nuclear energy is a baseload - meaning it's power that you can run any time you want, day or night - and carbon-free. Nathan Myhrvold

My mother wanted very much to play tennis; she wanted, most of all, to be a singer and play the piano. John C. Hawkes