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Antonym, n. The opposite of the word you're trying to think of.
– Unknown
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.
– Lewis Thomas
Anxiety about the future never profits; we feel no evil until it comes, and when we feel it, no counsel helps; wisdom is either too early or too late.
– Ruckett
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
– Robert Albert Bloch
Anxiety is interest paid on trouble before it is due.
– Dean Inge
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
– Anais Nin
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
– Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?
– Tryon Edwards
Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.
– Tyron Edwards
Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
Any act of violence creates resentment and resistance, because humans were meant to be free.
– Bryant McGill
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.
– John Updike
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better.
– John Updike
Any activity that adversely affects society is immoral.
– B. J. Gupta
Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
– Gore Vidal
Any appeasement of tyranny is treason to this republic and to the democratic ideal.
– William Allen White
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
– Saul Bellow
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
– Rebecca West
Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
– B. C. Forbes
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
– Arnold Bennett
Any change, even for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
– Arnold Bennett
Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.
– Dennis Fakes
Any clod can have the facts having opinions is an art.
– Charles McCabe
Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an Art.
– Charles McCabe, San Francisco Chronicle
Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do neccesary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity.
– Lois McMaster Bujold

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