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An election is a bet on the future, not a popularity test of the past.
– James Barrett Scotty Reston
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
– T. S. Eliot, Quoted in the May, 24 edition of "The Montreal Gazette"
An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
– Walter Bagehot
An elephant is a mouse, built to government specifications.
– John Herro
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.
– M. Shawn Covey
An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.
– Thomas Traherne
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
– Albert Einstein
An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
– Mark Twain
An enemy is like boiling water in a pot on the stove whose button may sometimes be in your hands.
– Vikrant Parsai
An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
– Mark Twain
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
– George Bernard Shaw
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
– Alfred North Whitehead
An envious heart makes a treacherous ear.
– Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
– Minna Antrim
An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.
– Oscar Levant
An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.
– Edwin P. Whipple
An epitome of the whole of life lies right in front of us, in the perpetual processes of re-oxidation and de-oxidation of the Hydrogens, within a single drop of water....that's also the essence of life on our Planet Earth and the Universe, by God's Grace.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
– Orlando A. Battista
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
– Henri-Frédéric Amiel
An error is the more dangerous the more truth it contains.
– Henri Frdric Amiel
An ethical atheist is infinitely more valuable than an unethical pious! What matters is whether you are ethical or not; your beliefs are utterly trivial beside this matter!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
– Edmund Burke
An evil-minded man is quick to see His neighbour?s faults, though small as mustard seed; But when he turns his eyes towards his own, Though large as bilva fruit, he none descries.
– Mahabharata
An excuse is a spoke of your bike which you take out of it on your highway to success.
– Vikrant Parsai
An executive is a person who always decides sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
– John H. Patterson

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