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Arguments are like fire-arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.
– Samuel Butler
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
– Oscar Wilde
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
– Oscar Wilde
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.
– Joseph Addison
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men although he was twice married, it never occured to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
– Bertrand Russell
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
– Will Cuppy
Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he, That when they speak truth they are not believed.
– Laertius Diogenes
Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.
– Mickey Mouse
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper until you get the right answer.
– Carl Sandburg
Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky -- or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.
– Carl Sandburg
Arms are instruments of ill omen. . . . When one is compelled to use them, it is best to do so without relish. There is no glory in victory, and to glorify it despite this is to exult in the killing of men. . . . When great numbers of people are killed, one should weep over them with sorrow. When victorious in war, one should observe mourning rites.
– Lao-Tzu
Around and around Johnny The Walker goes, when he stops no one knows.
– Johnny Wowk
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
– Virginia
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem, or saying a prayer.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Arrival in the world is really a departure and that, which we call departure, is only a return.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Arrogance is a kingdom without a crown.
– American Proverb
Arrogant and right is surely better than humble and wrong.
– Geoff Arbuthnot
Art and science have their meeting point in method.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manefestation of nature agree to find new shapes.
– Kahlil Gibran
Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen.
– Marshall McLuhan
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
– Margaret Fuller
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Art does not imitate life. Art is much more powerful than that. Art brings life back. And it does it by exposing the secrets we all carry inside.
– Jose Raul Bernardo, The Secret of the Bulls (Simon & Schuster, 1996
Art does not reproduce the visible rather, it makes visible.
– Paul Klee
Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.
– Paul Klee, Creative Credo, 1920

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