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
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
– Dr. Seuss
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
– Elias Canetti
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
– Karl Kraus
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
– Kahlil Gibran
Adventure is not outside a man it is within.
– David Grayson
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
– Amelia Earhart
Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply To the day to day obstacles of life - Facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, Testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, Discovering our own unique potentional.
– John Amatt
Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp.
– Ashley Dukes, The Man with a Load of Mischief (1924)
Adventures are stories of discomfort told in comfort.
– Tim Camuti
Adversity cause some men to break others to break records.
– William A. Ward
Adversity does teach who your real friends are.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
– Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
– Samuel Johnson
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
– Horace
Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Adversity is designed to eventually promote you never to demote you, strenghten you never to weaken you and make you never to mar you.
– Emeasoba George
Adversity is never meant to be cut & run i.e. you shouldn't retreat from it speedily. Rather, you've got to deal with it unyieldingly until you're done with it.
– Emeasoba George
Adversity is NO reason at all for you to give up on your aspiration/vision. Yes of course, it's never reasonable. Because, every adversity is strictly made/meant to toughen you and not at all to weaken you.
– Emeasoba George
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
– Thomas Carlyle
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
– Leighton
Adversity is the first path to truth.
– George Gordon Byron
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
– French Proverb
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
– Henry Fielding
Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
– Walter Scott
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
– Romanian Proverb
Adversity makes men wise but not rich.
– John Ray
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
– Victor Marie Hugo
Adversity/difficulty unleashes the genius in you/anyone. In other words, it stimulates a person to discover and do what he or she never thought/knew that he or she can do.
– Emeasoba George
Advertisements... contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
– Thomas Jefferson
Advertising is 85% confusion and 15% commission.
– Fred Allen
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, especially if the goods are worthless.
– Sinclair Lewis
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
– Sinclair Lewis
Advertising is legalized lying.
– H.G. Wells
Advertising is like learning -- a little is a dangerous thing.
– P Barnum
Advertising is tax deductible, so we all pay for the privilege of being manipulated and controlled.
– Noam Chomsky
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument its function is to make the worse appear the better.
– George Santayana
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
– George Santayana
Advertising is the most potent influence in adapting and changing the habits and modes of life affecting what we eat, what we wear, and the work and play of a whole nation.
– Calvin Coolidge
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
– George Orwell
Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
– Bruce Barton
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
– Stephen Leacock
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
– Unknown
Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
– Cicero
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
– English Proverb
Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
– Unknown
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
– Erica Jong
Advice is what you ask for when you already know the answer but wish you didn't.
– Erica Jong
Advice to writers Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
– Stanislaw Lec
Advice to writers: Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
– Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts"
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
– Bertrand Russell

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