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Letter "A" » association
«Among the virtues and vices that make up the British character, we have one vice, at least, that Americans ought to view with sympathy. For they appear to be the only people who share it with us. I mean our worship of the antique. I do not refer to beauty or even historical association. I refer to age, to a quantity of years.»
Author: William G. Golding
, British people
, the British
, with sympathy
«Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.»
«A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people»
«And it is characteristic of man that he alone has any sense of good and evil, of just and unjust, and the like, and the association of living beings who have this sense makes family and a state.»
«During the majority of his waking hours he is in close association with his pupils, who are admittedly his inferiors, and so he rapidly acquires the familiar, self-satisfied professorial attitude of mind»
Author: Henry Louis Mencken
«An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.»
«All thought is a feat of association; having what's in front of you bring up something in your mind that you almost didn't know you knew»
«An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor»
«An idea is a feat of association.»
«An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town-meeting or a vestry»