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Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga -- stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts.
– Edward Hoagland
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Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
– George Eliot
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Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
– George Eliot
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Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.
– Voltaire
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Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Animals used to provide a lowlife way to kill and get away with it, as they do still, but, more intriguingly, for some people they are an aperture through which wounds drain. The scapegoat of olden times, driven off for the bystanders sins, has become a tender thing, a running injury. There, running away is me: hurt it and you are hurting me.
– Edward Hoagland
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Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
– Joseph Addison
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Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
– Walt Disney
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Anne Frank became a symbol of the million murdered children, and I tell it to the father of Anne Frank, the diary of his daughter had a bigger impact than the Nuremberg trial.
– Simon Wiesenthal
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Anne Frank was a very lively girl and always wanted to draw a lot of people around her and wanted to be the centre of attention.
– Eva Schloss
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Anne Frank wasn’t a star pupil. She was a likeable child. Sometimes I’d bump into her in the mornings on her way to school. Then she’d sometimes tell me stories that she’d made up together with her father. They were always really funny stories. She told me a lot about her father, but not much about her mother and sister. I also knew that she wanted to be a writer. Maybe she would have been…
– Mr. van Gelder
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Anne really liked chatting and gossiping. That's the same with me. Then I like reading and writing.
– Hannah Taylor-Gordon
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Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
– Charles Dickens
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Anonymity is the truest expression of altruism.
– Eric Gibson
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Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
– Margaret Atwood
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Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus
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Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of speculation; but which ought to be called Gambling.
– William Cobbett
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Another language, sir? But I dare say it is much the same thing - a putain, as they say in France?
– Patrick O'Brian
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Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
– Dave Barry
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Another reason for unhappy marriage is that men can’t fool their wives as they could their mothers.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
– Pyrrhus
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Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.
– Edith Wharton
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Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
– Book of Proverbs
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Answer That you are here---that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
– Walt Whitman
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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
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