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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 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

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