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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 ambitious amateur will rise above a complacent master.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate 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:
An angel's weaknesses are better than a devil's strengths.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
An angry father is most cruel toward himself.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
– Cato the ElderRate it:
An annoying truth is better than a pleasing lie.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
An answer is always a form of death.
– John DeanRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half.
– Karl KrausRate it:
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 SchlegelRate it:
An apology Bah Disgusting Cowardly Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
– Baroness OrczyRate it:
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 ButlerRate it:
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 ButlerRate it:

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