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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
Any coward can sit in his home and criticize a pilot for flying into a mountain in a fog. But I would rather, by far, die on a mountainside than in bed. What kind of man would live where there is no daring And is life so dear that we should blame men for dying in adventure Is there a better way to die
– Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
Any doctrine that will not bear investigation is not a fit tenant for the mind of an honest man.
– Robert G. Ingersoll
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
– Alan Simpson
Any effort that has self-glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.
– Robert M. Pirsig
Any enjoyment is weakened when shared.
– Marquis de Sade

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