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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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Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
– Alfred L. Kroeber
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Anthropology is the only discipline that can access evidence about the entire human experience on this planet.
– Michael Brian Schiffer
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Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over-except when they are different.
– Nancy Banks-Smith
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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
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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
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Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
– Francis Bacon
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Antonym, n. The opposite of the word you're trying to think of.
– Unknown
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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
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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
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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
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Anxiety is interest paid on trouble before it is due.
– Dean Inge
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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
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
– Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
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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
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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
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