Contents of A:
(1744—1818)in letter to John Adams, future US president, 1774
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
(620?--560? BC), Thracian freed slave & writer
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
(356—323 BC), on his deathbed
I die by the help of too many physicians.
The only good cat is a stir-fried cat.
It's easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
"English cooking? You just put things into boiling water and then take them out again after a long while!"
"Never frown, even when you are sad, because you never know when someone is falling in love with your smile."
"Never look back unless you want to go that way."
All husbands are alike, but they have different faces so you can tell them apart.
Better that a girl has beauty than brains because boys see better than they think.