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An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
– Harold LoukesRate it:
An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. ... a crisis that calls for firmness and restraint.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.Rate it:
An action will not be right unless the will be right for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right for from thence comes the will.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.
– Edwin BoothRate it:
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.
– Marlon BrandoRate it:
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
– Donald SindenRate it:
An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him ain't listening.
– Marlon BrandoRate it:
An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
– Marilyn MonroeRate it:
An adventure differs from a mere feat in that it is tied to the externally unattainable. Only one end of the rope is in the hand, the other is not visible, and neither prayers, nor daring, nor reason can shake it free.
– William BolithoRate it:
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that somthing is already so.
– Shakti GawainRate it:
An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
– James Albert MichenerRate it:
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
– William Butler YeatsRate it:
An alarm clock is a device to wake a man up who has no plans or intentions for the future that could make him wake up himself.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
An alarm clock is a proof that man has to get up and work hard.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
– Dylan ThomasRate it:
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
– PhaedrusRate it:
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"Rate it:
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
– Sir Henry WottonRate it:
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 TocquevilleRate it:
An American is a man with two arms and four wheels.
– A Chinese ChildRate it:
An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
– Charles DarwinRate it:
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. (On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon)
– Gerald R. FordRate it:
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 StoweRate it:

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