Found 79 quotes starting with AD:


Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
– Gerald Veritas
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething.
– Mark Twain
Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
– John Milton
Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
– F. H. Bradley
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
– H. G. Wells
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Adaptation according to biology means the adjustment of an organism in order to survive in its environment. Similarly, humans are meant to adjust and adapt to challenges of their lifetimes in order to survive and excel eventually. Yes! of course, you shouldn't be frightened by challenges of any kind. Rather, confront your challenges by all means possible until you surmount them and then emerge a success as well.
– Emeasoba George
Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
– Thomas Szasz
Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.
– Saki
Adjectives are the potbelly of poetry.
– R.Z. Sheppard, book critic
Admettre une erreur, et en prenant la responsabilité de vos actions nécessite courage, le courage et l'humilité extraordinaire. beaucoup de gens interprètent mal l'étape de accountabiliy comme une faiblesse. ous ne doit pas penser de cette façon, parce que ce ne est pas votre faiblesse du tout. au contraire, il montre votre personnage ouverte d'esprit, et une ouverture de votre cœur. disant "désolé" faut plus haut niveau de capacité intellectuelle, au-dessus et au-delà ordinaire. seulement une personne forte et bien équilibrée avec du caractère et la clarté d'esprit peut le faire sans effort. être fiers tout en prenant la responsabilité de vos actions. être fiers, parce que ce est la seule partie de votre personnage qui vous différencier et de vous élever de la foule. il fera de vous ce que vous êtes vraiment - le «couper-dessus du reste" et extraordinaire.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
– Ambrose Bierce
Admitting a mistake, and taking responsibility for your actions requires guts, courage and tremendous humility. Many people misconstrue the step of accountabiliy as a weakness. ou mustn't think that way, because it's not your weakness at all. On the contrary, it shows your open minded character, and an openness of your heart. Saying "Sorry" needs higher level of intellectual capacity, above and beyond ordinary. Only a strong and well-balanced individual with character and clarity of mind can do it effortlessly. Be proud while taking responsibility for your actions. Be proud, because that's the only part of your character that will differentiate you and uplift you from the crowd. It will make you what you truly are - the "cut above the rest" and extraordinary.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Admonish thy friends in secret, praise them openly.
– Publilius Syrus
Adolescence is a time of uncertainty, stuffed with expectations and glazed with rebellion
– Christiaan van der Spuy
Adolescence is the stage between infancy and adultery.
– Unknown
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adopt the pace of nature.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
– Dr. Hans Selye
Adorn thy mind with knowledge, for knowledge maketh thy worth.
– Firdausi
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
– H. L. Mencken
Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.
– Jeremy Taylor
Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
– Thomas Szasz
Adulthood isn't an award they'll give you for being a good child. You can waste... years, trying to get someone to give that respect to you, as though it were a sort of promotion or raise in pay. If only you do enough, if only you are good enough. No. You have to just... take it. Give it to yourself, I suppose. Say, I'm sorry you feel like that and walk away. But that's hard.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Adults are just children who earn money.
– Kenneth Branaugh

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