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An unemployed existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
РJos̩ Ortega y Gasset
An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
– W. Somerset Maugham
An unfree mind is just like a windmill inside the bell jar!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
An ungrateful life is a wasted life
– Manoj Saxena
An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.
– Bonnie Friedman
An unpopular rule is never long maintained.
– Seneca
An unstable pilot steers a leaking ship, and the blind is leading the blind straight to the pit. The ruler is like the ruled.
– Saint Jerome
Analysis kills spontaneity.
– Henri-Frederic Amiel
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
– E. B. White
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
– Edward Abbey
Anarchy - it's not the law, it's just a good idea.
– Unknown
Anarchy is not chaos, but order with out control.
– David Layson
Anastasia was madly jealous of me because I was taller than she was. As the daughter of the Emperor she thought she ought to tower over everyone.
– Princess Nina Georgievna of Russia
Anatomy is destiny.
– Sigmund Freud
Ancestor worship must be an appealing idea to those who are about to become ancestors.
– Steven Pinker
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House
– Will Rogers
And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say.
– Matthew Prior
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning
– Anthony Trollope
And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people.
– Leo Tolstoy
And all the winds go sighing, For sweet things dying.
– Marcel Proust
And all times are one time, and all those dead in the past never lived before our definition gives them life, and out of the shadow their eyes implore us. That is what all of us historical researchers believe. And we love truth.
– Robert Penn Warren
And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too.
– Alexander Pope
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me and let the dead bury their dead.
– Matthew 821-22
And as it [the federal district] is to be appropriated to this use with the consent of the State ceding it; as the State will no doubt provide in the compact for the rights, and the consent of the citizens inhabiting it; as the inhabitants will find sufficient inducements of interest to become willing parties to the cession; as they will have had their voice in the election of the Government which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal Legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrages, will of course be allowed them; and as the authority of the Legislature of the State, and of the inhabitants of the ceded part of it, to concur in the cession, will be derived from the whole people of the State, in their adoption of the Constitution, every imaginable objection seems to be obviated.
– James Madison
And as paralyzing and upsetting as all the never agains were, the final leaving felt perfect. Pure. The most distilled possible form of liberation. Everything that mattered except one lousy picture was in the trash, but it felt so great. I started jogging, wanting to put even more distance between myself and school. It is so hard to leave---until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.
– John Green

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