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The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.
– Jane Wagner
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
– Robert J. Shiller
The ability to forgive is one of man’s greatest achievements.
– Bryant McGill
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.
– John Foster Dulles
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
– W. Somerset Maugham
The ability to relate and to connect, sometimes in odd and yet striking fashion, lies at the very heart of any creative use of the mind, no matter in what field or discipline.
– George J. Seidel
The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
– Reverend Sean Parker Dennison, Ministrare, 2-10-05
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
– Hans Hofmann
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community-these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
– Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
The ablest men in all walks of modern life are men of faith. Most of them have much more faith than they themselves realize.
– Bruce Barton
The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.
– André Gide
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
– Henry Kissinger
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
– Havelock Ellis
The absence of love is the most abject pain.
– Herr Lipp
The absence of war is not peace.
– Harry S Truman
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
– Benjamin Franklin
The absolute good is not a matter of opinion but of nature.
– Cicero
The absolute truth is one for an infinity of possible relative truths which lie.
– Sorin Cerin
The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.
– Jean Iris Murdoch
The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
– Albert Camus
The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.
– Mary Bertone
The academic mind can eat away the very basis of its own assurance ... produce contortions when it tries to bend over backward ... allow itself to be dismayed by the picture it has created of relentless historical process.
– Herbert Butterfield
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech.
– François de La Rochefoucauld
The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.
– Salman Rushdie
The accords were fig leaves of democratic procedure to hide the nakedness of Stalinist dictatorship.
– George Frost Kennan

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