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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 animal is not afraid of the flame, but of the heat it emanates. (L'animal n'a peur de la flamme, - Mais de la chaleur qu'elle émane.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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.
– André 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
The argument against recursive procedures was always an efficiency argument: non-re-entrant code could be executed so much more efficiently. But with the advent of multiprogramming another need for felxible storage allocation has emerged. And if there are still machines in which the use of recursive routines is punished by too heavy a penalty, then I would venture the opinion that the structure of such a machine should now be called somewhat old-fashioned.
– Edsger W. Dijkstra
The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each one thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other.
– Andrea Dworkin
The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.
– Ayn Rand
The argument is at an end.
– Saint Augustine
The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
– Emmeline Pankhurst
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
– Jean de La Fontaine
The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.
– Tom Lehrer
The army of Truth is the real Invincible Armada. Truths are always destined to be victorious.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
The Army was good for me. I can't honestly say that it taught me any morals or sense of responsibility. I had been raised with those qualities. What it taught me was that there was a whole world of sex I had yet to discover.
– John Holmes

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