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The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other.
– Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, author Alexis de Tocqueville
The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.
– Sir William Preece
The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
– John Stuart Mill
The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
– Barbara Sher
The amount of noise which anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
The analytic psychotherapist thus has a threefold battle to wage -- in his own mind against the forces which seek to drag him down from the analytic level; outside the analysis, against opponents who dispute the importance he attaches to the sexual instinctual forces and hinder him from making use of them in his scientific technique; and inside the analysis, against his patients, who at first behave like opponents but later on reveal the overvaluation of sexual life which dominates them, and who try to make him captive to their socially untamed passion.
– Sigmund Freud
The anatomical juxtaposition of 2 orbicularis oris muscles in a state of contraction.
– Dr. Henry Gibbons
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
– John F. Kennedy
The angel grows up in divine knowledge, the brute, in savage ignorance, and the son of man stands hesitating between the two.
– Persian
The angels are so enamoured of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Anglo-Saxon conscience doesn't keep you from doing anything. It just keeps you from enjoying it.
– Salvador de Madaringa
The angry man always thinks he can do more than he can.
– Albertano of Brescia
The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives.
– Georges Bataille
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen.
– Alice Walker
The annoying part of wanting to know everything about everything is that it somehow always results in only knowing something about something
– Sarah
The answer to Efficacy lies in the hand of excellent management, reliable systems and good governess"
– Justin Masuka
The anthropologists are busy, indeed, and ready to transport us back into the savage forest where all human things have their beginnings but the seed never explains the flower.
– Edith Hamilton
The antiwar movement is a wild orgasm of anarchists sweeping across the country like a prairie fire.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
The anvil fears no blows.
– Romanian Proverb
The anvil never takes advice from the hammer.
– Vikrant Parsai
The appearance of right oft leads us wrong.
– Horace
The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve.
– Samuel Smiles
The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations.
– AndrĂ© Breton
The arbitrary rule of a just and enlightened prince is always bad. His virtues are the most dangerous and the surest form of seduction: they lull a people imperceptibly into the habit of loving, respecting, and serving his successor, whoever that successor may be, no matter how wicked or stupid.
– Denis Diderot

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