Found 4,814 quotes starting with A:

Anger without power is folly.
– German ProverbRate it:
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us that injury that provokes it.
– SenecaRate it:
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
– William Jennings BryanRate it:
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
– William Jennings BryanRate it:
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness, than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.
– C. C. ColtonRate it:
Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas with children you never know where you are.
– Christina Foyle, The Times (1993)Rate it:
Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelRate it:
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
– Alfred A. MontapertRate it:
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 HoaglandRate it:
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
– George EliotRate it:
Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
– George EliotRate it:
Animals do it largely for the REPRODUCTION, but so-called Social Animals (People) do it regularly thinking that it will give them SATISFACTION.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
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.
– VoltaireRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
Animals that have more defense forms are also the most sensitive to attack, such as the turtles on their hulls or tracks, that when they leave their cocoons, they become one of the most beautiful insects. Such are human beings. They spend the rest of their lives in fear. Close their hearts made alveoli to the world in order to protect themselves and hoping that one day someone might free them.
– L.F. MagisterRate it:
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 HoaglandRate it:
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 AddisonRate it:
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
– Walt DisneyRate it:
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 WiesenthalRate it:
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 SchlossRate it:
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 GelderRate it:
Anne really liked chatting and gossiping. That's the same with me. Then I like reading and writing.
– Hannah Taylor-GordonRate it:
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
– Charles DickensRate it:
Anonymity is the truest expression of altruism.
– Eric GibsonRate it:
Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
– Margaret AtwoodRate it:

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