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An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
– Agatha Christie
An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.
– Robert Benchley
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
– Robert A. Heinlein
An army marches on its stomach.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.
– Arab Proverb
An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
– Mao Zedong
An arrow is never afraid of shooting from the bow; but it is afraid of not reaching the target!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
An arrow may fly through the air and leave no trace; but an ill thought leaves a trail like a serpent.
– Mackay
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
– Jane Austen, Letter to Cassandra, 25 November 1798
An artist cannot fail it is a success to be one.
– Charles Horton Cooley
An artist does not fake reality--he *stylizes* it.
– Ayn Rand, From the article "Art and Sense of Life" in The Romantic Manifesto
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
– George Santayana
An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.
– Evelyn Waugh
An artist on Esperance had once said to me, "Having sex or a domestic quarrel with the house monitors on is like undressing in front of a dog or cat ... it gives you pause the first time, and then you forget about it.
– Dan Simmons
An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold.
– Romanian Proverb
An ass will with his long ears fray The flies that tickle him away; But man delights to have his ears Blown maggots in by flatterers.
– Butler
An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
– Thomas Jefferson
An asylum for the sane would be empty in America.
– George Bernard Shaw
An atheist has value only if this person is perfectly ethical.
– Ileana Adriana Stan
An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.
– John Buchan
An atheist is one who hopes the Lord will do nothing to disturb his disbelief.
– Franklin P. Jones
An attempt is already underway to revise history-to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
– John J. Sirica
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
– Charles de Montesquieu
An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.
– George Orwell
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
– Alfred A. Knopf

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