Found 107 quotes starting with AC:

Academia forcibly tells you about all the great men and revolutionaries, and rebels, especially the rebels, who have changed the world for the better. But they wouldn't notice him were he standing right in front of them.
– Eli Khamarov
Accent is the soul of language it gives to it both feeling and truth.
– Jean Jacques Rousseau
Accept failure sometimes. But never ever stop forging ahead. I mean, dare to keep on trying. For, quitters never win and winners never quit.
– Emeasoba George
Accept good advice gracefully--as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place.
– Gene Brown
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
– Les Brown
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can - - and surely will at times -- fail. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can--and surely will at times--fail. I think we should follow a simple rule if we can take the worst, take the risk.
– Joyce
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
– George Smith Patton, Jr.
Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
– George S. Patton
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
– Wally Lamb
Accept yourself, your strengths, your weaknesses, your truths, and know what tools you have to fulfill your purpose.”
– Steve Maraboli
Acceptance is not a state of passivity or inaction. I am not saying you can't change the world, right wrongs, or replace evil with good. Acceptance is, in fact, the first step to successful action. If you don't fully accept a situation precisely the way it is, you will have difficulty changing it. Moreover, if you don't fully accept the situation, you will never really know if the situation should be changed.
– Peter McWilliams
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth."
– Peter McWilliams, Life 101
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it the first law of personal growth.
– Peter McWilliams
Acceptance is the slow poison plaguing today's society
– Siddharth Astir
Acceptance of dissent is the fundamental requirement of a free society.
– Richard Royster
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
– William James
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.
– Gary Zukav
Acceptance. It is the true thing everyone longs for. The one thing everyone craves. To walk in a room and to be greeted by everyone with hugs and smiles. And in that small passing moment, you truly know you're loved, needed, and accepted.
– Rena Harmon
Access to information and freedom of access to it may seem like a fundamental right but there are many people who think, rightly or wrongly, it is for your own good that it is hidden.
– Alberto Gonzales
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
– Henry Adams
Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.
– Henry Adams
Accident, n. A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better.
– Unknown
Accident, n.: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better.
– Unknown
Accidents are not accidents but precise arrivals at the wrong right time.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Accidents will occur in the best regulated families.
– Charles Dickens
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
– Charles Dickens
Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
– Pablo Picasso
Accidents, try to change them-it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
– Pablo Picasso
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
– Doug Larson
Accomplishing the impossible means only the boss will add it to your regular duties.
– Doug Larson
According to classical aerodynamics, it is impossible for a bumblebee to fly.
– Doctor Who
According to conviction, I am not simply what I am doing now. I am also what I have done, and my conventionally edited version of my past is made to seem almost more the real me than what I am at this moment. For what I am seems so fleeting and intangible, but what I was is fixed and final. It is the firm basis for predictions of what I will be in the future, and so it comes about that I am more closely identified with what no longer exists than with what actually is
– Alan B. Watts
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
– Charles Richter
According to Gandhi, the seven sins are wealth without works, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principle. Well, Hubert Humphrey may have sinned in the eyes of God, as we all do, but according to those definitions of Gandhis, it was Hubert Humphrey without sin.
– Jimmy Carter
Account no man happy till he dies.
– Euripides
Accountability breeds response-ability.
– Stephen Covey
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value.
– Charles Simmons
Accurate scholarship can
unearth the whole offence
from luther untill noe
that has driven a culture mad.
From what occured at linz
what huge imago made
a psychopathic god.
i and the public know
what all schoolchildren learn
those to whom evil is done
do evil in return.

– W. H. Auden
Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh,By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
– John Milton
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
– Saint Teresa of Avila
Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence.
– John Lahr
Ace In Vegas, everybody's gotta watch everybody else. Since the players are looking to beat the casino, the dealers are watching the players. The box men are watching the dealers. The floor men are watching the box men. The pit bosses are watching the floor men. The shift bosses are watching the pit bosses. The casino manager is watching the shift bosses. I'm watching the casino manager. And the eye-in-the-sky is watching us all.
– Casino
Ace Running a casino is like robbing a bank with no cops around. For guys like me, Las Vegas washes away your sins. It's like a morality car wash.
– Casino
Ace The town will never be the same. After the Tangiers, the big corporations took it all over. Today it looks like Disneyland. And while the kids play cardboard pirates, Mommy and Daddy drop the house payments and Junior's college money on the poker slots. In the old days, dealers knew your name, what you drank, what you played. Today, it's like checkin' into an airport. And if you order room service, you're lucky if you get it by Thursday. Today, it's all gone. You get a whale show up with four million in a suitcase, and some twenty-five-year-old hotel school kid is gonna want his Social Security Number. After the Teamsters got knocked out of the box, the corporations tore down practically every one of the old casinos. And where did the money come from to rebuild the pyramids Junk bonds. But in the end, I wound up right back where I started. I could still pick winners, and I could still make money for all kinds of people back home. And why mess up a good thing
– Casino
Ace When you love someone, you've gotta trust them. There's no other way. You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point And, for a while, I believed that's the kind of love I had.
– Casino
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation.
– Jack Nicklaus
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
– Ayn Rand
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
– Author Unknown
Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
– Ambrose Bierce
Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
– Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Acquaintances are always abundant; friends are always scarce!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.
– Catherine de Hueck Doherty
Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
– Hesiod
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
– Dorothea Brande
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Act as if were impossible to fail.
– Dorothea Broude
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
– William James
Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
– Dr. Robert Anthony
Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid.
– Dorothea Brande
Acting childish seems to come naturally, but acting like an adult, no matter how old we are, just doesn't come easy to us.
– Edith Ann
Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide he exposes himself.
– Jeanne Moreau
Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
– Marguerite Duras
Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience.
– Leo Rosten
Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
– Sir Laurence Olivier
Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.
– Paul Newman
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
– Sir Ralph Richardson
Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.
– Glenda Jackson
Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
– Kate Reid
Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.
– Rosalind Russell
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
– Marlon Brando
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high- class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
– Katharine Hepburn
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
– Katharine Hepburn
Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
– Katharine Hepburn
Action conquers fear.
– Peter Nivio Zarlenga
Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
– Jane Addams
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
– Norman Vincent Peale
Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
– Eric Hoffer
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
– Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of illusions.
– Joseph Conrad
Action is eloquence.
– William Shakespeare
Action is only coarsened thought-thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
– Henri Frdric Amiel
Action is the antidote to despair.
– Joan Baez
Action is the crux to which all change is possible making any goal achievable
– Ahmed Korayem
Action is the foundational key to all success.
– Tony Robbins
Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
– Robert South
Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream.
– Oscar Wilde
Action is the product of the Qualities inherent in Nature.
– Bhagavad Gita
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve.
– Tehyi Hsieh
Action without a name, a 'who' attached to it, is meaningless.
– Hannah Arendt
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
– Johann Kaspar Lavater
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
– Oscar Wilde
Actions do speak louder than voice,but there is nothing strongest of all than productive results alone.
– Anuj Somany
Actions have consequences...first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions.
– Holly Lisle
Actions lie louder than words.
– Carolyn Wells
Active minds that think and study, Like swift brooks are seldom muddy.
– Arthur Guiterman
Activity is the only road to knowledge.
– George Bernard Shaw
Actresses will happen in the best regulated families.
– Oliver Herford
Acts of injustice done
Between the setting and the rising sun
In history lie like bones, each one.

– W. H. Auden
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
– G. C. Lichtenberg
Actually, it’s a lot of fun to fight. You know, it’s a hell of a hoot.
– James Mattis

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