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An atheist is one who hopes the Lord will do nothing to disturb his disbelief.
– Franklin P. Jones
An attempt is already underway to revise history-to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
– John J. Sirica
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
– Charles de Montesquieu
An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.
– George Orwell
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
– Alfred A. Knopf
An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.
– Nicholas Chamfort
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
– Laurence J. Peter
An educated man ... is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
– Alan Simpson
An educated man without ambition is as badly off as an ambitious man without education.
– Vikrant Parsai
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
– Anatole France
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
– Anatole France
An education isnt how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. Its being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you dont. Its knowing where to go to find out what you need to know; and its knowing how to use the information you get.
– William Feather
An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
– Terry Pratchett, Hogfather
An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity.
– Maria Montessori
An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible.
– Unknown
An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
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 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

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