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An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. ... a crisis that calls for firmness and restraint.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
An action will not be right unless the will be right for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right for from thence comes the will.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.
– Edwin Booth
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.
– Marlon Brando
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
– Donald Sinden
An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him ain't listening.
– Marlon Brando
An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
– Marilyn Monroe
An adventure differs from a mere feat in that it is tied to the externally unattainable. Only one end of the rope is in the hand, the other is not visible, and neither prayers, nor daring, nor reason can shake it free.
– William Bolitho
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
– G. K. Chesterton
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
– G. K. Chesterton
An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that somthing is already so.
– Shakti Gawain
An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
– James Albert Michener
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
– William Butler Yeats
An alarm clock is a device to wake a man up who has no plans or intentions for the future that could make him wake up himself.
– Vikrant Parsai
An alarm clock is a proof that man has to get up and work hard.
– Vikrant Parsai
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
– Dylan Thomas
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
– Phaedrus
An ambassador is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country; a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself.
– Sir Henry Wotton, "Reliquae Wottonianae"
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
– Sir Henry Wotton
An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say Gentlemen to the person with whom he is conversing.
– Alexis de Tocqueville
An American is a man with two arms and four wheels.
– A Chinese Child
An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
– Charles Darwin
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. (On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon)
– Gerald R. Ford
An American will tinker with anything he can put his hands on. But how rarely can he be persuaded to tinker with an abstract idea.
– Leland Stowe
An angry father is most cruel toward himself.
– Publilius Syrus

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