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Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Animals used to provide a lowlife way to kill and get away with it, as they do still, but, more intriguingly, for some people they are an aperture through which wounds drain. The scapegoat of olden times, driven off for the bystanders sins, has become a tender thing, a running injury. There, running away is me: hurt it and you are hurting me.
– Edward Hoagland
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
– Joseph Addison
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
– Walt Disney
Anne Frank became a symbol of the million murdered children, and I tell it to the father of Anne Frank, the diary of his daughter had a bigger impact than the Nuremberg trial.
– Simon Wiesenthal
Anne Frank was a very lively girl and always wanted to draw a lot of people around her and wanted to be the centre of attention.
– Eva Schloss
Anne Frank wasn’t a star pupil. She was a likeable child. Sometimes I’d bump into her in the mornings on her way to school. Then she’d sometimes tell me stories that she’d made up together with her father. They were always really funny stories. She told me a lot about her father, but not much about her mother and sister. I also knew that she wanted to be a writer. Maybe she would have been…
– Mr. van Gelder
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
– Charles Dickens
Anonymity is the truest expression of altruism.
– Eric Gibson
Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
– Margaret Atwood
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of speculation; but which ought to be called Gambling.
– William Cobbett
Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
– Dave Barry
Another reason for unhappy marriage is that men can’t fool their wives as they could their mothers.
– Vikrant Parsai
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
– Pyrrhus
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.
– Edith Wharton
Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
– Book of Proverbs
Answer That you are here---that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
– Walt Whitman
Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science.
– Robert Graves
Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
– Alfred L. Kroeber
Anthropology is the only discipline that can access evidence about the entire human experience on this planet.
– Michael Brian Schiffer
Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over-except when they are different.
– Nancy Banks-Smith
Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably together
– Clyde Kluckhohn
Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.
– Mary McCarthy
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
– Francis Bacon

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