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An apology is saying the right thing after doing the wrong thing.
– Vikrant Parsai
An appeal is when you ask one court to show its contempt for another court.
– Finley Peter Dunne
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
– Sir Winston Churchill
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
– Winston Churchill
An apprentice carpenter may want only a hammer and saw, but a master craftsman employs many precision tools. Computer programming likewise requires sophisticated tools to cope with the complexity of real applications, and only practice with these tools will build skill in their use.
– Robert L. Kruse, Data Structures and Program Design
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

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