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Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.King Abdullah II

In London, I've always lived within 10 miles of where I was born. You see, there is something called a spirit of place, and my place happens to be London, at least once a fortnight.Peter Ackroyd

But always I regarded myself as one who was born in Jerusalem.Shmuel Yosef Agnon

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.Edward Albert

We all have two things in common, no matter who we are: We were born and we are going to die.Mitch Albom

The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born.Thomas Bailey Aldrich

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.Gracie Allen

My son was born somewhat late in my life and I just found myself really feeling like I didn't want to miss out on being a parent and being with him, and not wanting a situation where I was constantly pulled back and forth between being present, and having all these other pressures and considerations.Karen Allen

We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted.Richard V. Allen

For some reason I am one of those people who act like they were born and raised during the Depression.Kirstie Alley

When I was born, the speed limit was two miles an hour. They'd only just repealed the law where a man had to walk in front of every motor car waving a flag.Henry Allingham

I was born in 1949, and by the time I was 10, I figured out that my hope chest was not aimed in the same direction everybody else's was. And that life was going to be very, very complicated. And that I could either be provocative and declamatory, or shy, retiring and scared.Dorothy Allison

My son, Wolf, was born when I was past 40 and the author of a best-selling novel. That means he has grown up a middle-class child - one who sometimes asks me for stories of my childhood but knows nothing of what it means to grow up poor and afraid. I have worked to make sure of that.Dorothy Allison

As they say in the bible, that you're supposed to rejoice when people die and mourn when they're born, because it's one of the most painful acts you go through in life, is being born, and dying.Gregg Allman

I was born at a bad time for Spain, but a really good one for cinema.Pedro Almodovar

Stylistically speaking, Barack Obama could hardly be further from Jimmy Carter if he really had been born in Kenya.Eric Alterman

I was born in Montreal in 1939, the second son of poor immigrants.Sidney Altman

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.B. R. Ambedkar

Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg.Hans Christian Andersen