Found 4,295 quotes starting with A:


A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind.
– William James
A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
– Pablo de Sarasate
A gentle breeze, a rustle of leaves, it's times like this life pleases with ease.
– Aaron J. Munzer
A gentle word is never lost...It cheers the heart when sorrow-tossed, And lulls the cares that bruise it.
– Hastings
A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion but doesn't.
– Unknown
A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
– Fred Allen
A gentleman is not for his gender, A gentleman known by his good jester
– The Omani Shed
A gentleman is one who doesn't and can’t forgive himself for self-committed mistake even if others forget it and the self-criticism is a mark of his right attitude towards life.
– Anuj Somany
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
– Frederick Douglas
A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped.
– Alice Childress
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
– Publilius Syrus
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
– Thomas Fuller
A girl becomes a wife with her eyes wide open. She knows that those sweetest words, 'I take thee to be my wedded husband,' really mean, 'I promise thee to cook three meals a day for 60 years thee will I clean up after thee will I talk to even when thou art not listening thee will I worry about, cry over and take all manner of hurts from.'
– Alan Marshall Beck
A girl puts a little into a bikini but gets a lot out of it.
– Vikrant Parsai
A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think.
– Anita Loos
A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
– John Selden
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
– Bruce Lee
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A God all mercy is a God unjust.
– Edward Young
A God who is trying to convince people that He is a God is not a God! He is just a clown disguised as a God! No supreme power can be in need of convincing men!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A golden tomb is useful only for the thieves!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A golf course is the epitome of all that is transitory in the universe, a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible.
– Jean Giraudoux
A good book for an illiterate is a golden ring for a fingerless hand!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A good book has no ending.
– R. D. Cumming
A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network