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An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
– Dylan Thomas
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
– Phaedrus
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"
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
– Sir Henry Wotton
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
An American is a man with two arms and four wheels.
– A Chinese Child
An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
– Charles Darwin
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. (On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon)
– Gerald R. Ford
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
An angry father is most cruel toward himself.
– Publilius Syrus
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
– Publilius Syrus
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
– Cato the Elder
An answer is always a form of death.
– John Dean
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
An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half.
– Karl Kraus
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
An apology Bah Disgusting Cowardly Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
– Baroness Orczy
An apology for the devil it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case God has written all the books.
– Samuel Butler
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
– Samuel Butler
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case; God has written all the books.
– Samuel Butler, The Note-Books of Samuel Butler (1912)
An apology is an expression of regret where the voice rarely matches the words.
– Vikrant Parsai
An apology is not the second way in.
– ibrahim
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

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