Quotes starting with a

Below you will find our collection of inspirational quotes and sayings starting with the letter a, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it. -- Frederick Douglass
A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost. -- Ferdinand Foch
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise. -- A.A. Milne
A beard on a man is only a way of hiding something, his face of course, but also the inner matters, like a hedge around a secret garden, or a cover over a bird cage. -- Sebastian Barry
A beard well lathered is half shaven. -- Oprah Winfrey
A beardless cynic is the shame of nature. -- John Milton
A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it. -- George Macdonald
A beast is always going to enjoy the feast in a land full of foxes and wolves that hardly care about others and do hard work the least. -- Anuj Somany
A beautiful appearance will last a few decades, but a beautiful personality will last a lifetime. -- unknown
A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits. -- Andrew Weil
A beautiful girl can make you dizzy, like you been drinkin jack and coke all morning. she can make you feel high, for the single greatest comodity known to man - promise. -- J. D. Salinger
A beautiful road does not create enough reason to make a journey on that road, because the road to Hell is often a beautiful road as well! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
A beautiful smile is the prettiest ornament that you can find. Happiness is the prettiest color for your imaginative mind. -- Debasish Mridha
A beautiful smile is to the female countenance what the sunbeam is to the landscape; it embellishes an inferior face and redeems an ugly one. -- Johann Kaspar Lavater
A beautiful smile without any reason is the smile of the existence! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn. -- Claude Debussy
A beautiful thing is never perfect. -- Egyptian (on beauty)
A beautiful thing is never perfect. -- Proverb
A beautiful verse, an apt remark, or a well-turned phrase, appropriately quoted, is always effective and charming. -- Marie de Vichy-Chamrond
A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only; not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx. -- Saul Steinberg