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Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
– Book of Proverbs
Answer That you are here---that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
– Walt Whitman
Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science.
– Robert Graves
Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
– Alfred L. Kroeber
Anthropology is the only discipline that can access evidence about the entire human experience on this planet.
– Michael Brian Schiffer
Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over-except when they are different.
– Nancy Banks-Smith
Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably together
– Clyde Kluckhohn
Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.
– Mary McCarthy
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
– Francis Bacon
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

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