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An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
– Marilyn Monroe
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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
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An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
– G. K. Chesterton
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An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
– G. K. Chesterton
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An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that somthing is already so.
– Shakti Gawain
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An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
– James Albert Michener
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An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
– William Butler Yeats
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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
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An alarm clock is a proof that man has to get up and work hard.
– Vikrant Parsai
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An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
– Dylan Thomas
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An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
– Phaedrus
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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"
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An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
– Sir Henry Wotton
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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
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An American is a man with two arms and four wheels.
– A Chinese Child
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An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
– Charles Darwin
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An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. (On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon)
– Gerald R. Ford
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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
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An angry father is most cruel toward himself.
– Publilius Syrus
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An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
– Publilius Syrus
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An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
– Cato the Elder
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An answer is always a form of death.
– John Dean
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An ant can't make a revolution, but a monkey can do; because it owns a fist! No real revolution is ever possible without fist.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half.
– Karl Kraus
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An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel
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