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Quotes by Author -  F (105)
AuthorQuote Topic
Fairbrother, Nan"The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do. "Love
Farmer, Hoosier"Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. "Love
Farragut, David G."Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! "War
Farrell, Joseph"As experience widens, one begins to see how much upon a level all human things are. "Experience
Fasulo, Tom"Surfing on the Internet is like sex; everyone boasts about doing more than they actually do. But in the case of the Internet, it's a lot more. "Technology
Faulkner, William"The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. "Art
Faulkner, William"All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. "Dream
Feather, William"A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it. "Business
Feather, William"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. "Success
Feiffer, Jules"Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue. Those of us who aren't artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we're stupid. "Art
Feirstein, Bruce"The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. "Science
Fellig, Arthur"When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter and tears, you will know you are on the right track. "Art
Fellini, Federico"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography. "Art
Fellini, Federico"Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me. "Movie
Fenelon, Francois"All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers. "War
Ferraro, Geraldine A."You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace. "Peace
Ferris, Bob"Wolves are very resourceful. All they need to survive is for people not to shoot them. "Nature
Ferry, Bryan"Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off. "Music
Ferry, Bryan"You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed? "Music
Feynman, Richard P."For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. "Technology
Fiedler, Edgar R."If you have to forecast, forecast often. "Business
Fiedler, Edgar R."He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass. "Business
Fiedler, Edgar R."Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard). "Business
Fiedler, Edgar R."The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers. "Business
Fields, W. C."If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it. "Success
Fierstein, Harvey"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. "Life
Finck, Werner"Everybody wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. "Government
Finlason, Edward"Even the Germans did not succeed in doing the damage you propose to do. "History
Finley, James D."Nothing encourages creativity like the chance to fall flat on one's face. "Imagination
Finley, Charlie"Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. "Success
Firkins, Oscar W."All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner; but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own. "Peace
Fischer, John"The thoughts of Plato and Machiavelli... don't seem quite enough armor for a world beset with splitting the atoms, urban guerrillas, nineteen varieties of psychotherapists, amplified guitars, napalm, computers, astronauts, and an atmosphere polluted simultaneously with auto exhaust and TV commercials. "Society
Fischer, Martin Henry"Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. "Science
Fisher, Carrie"There is no point at which you can say, "Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap." "Success
Fitzgerald, F. Scott"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. "Intelligence
Fitzgerald, Zelda"Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. "Love
Flaubert, Gustave"Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry. "Poetry
Flaubert, Gustave"Of all lies, art is the least untrue. "Art
Flexner, Abraham"Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. "Education
Flynt, Larry"Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. "Government
Foley, Elisabeth"The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. "Friendship
Fonda, Jane"If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them. "Business
Forbes, B.C."Real riches are the riches possessed inside. "Business
Forbes, B.C."If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business."Business
Forbes, B. C."He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly. "Faith
Forbes, Malcolm S."Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. "Education
Forbes, B. C."The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure. "Success
Forbes, Malcolm S."Failure is success if we learn from it. "Success
Ford, Gerald R."The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful and a snootful at the same time? "History
Ford, Henry"History is more or less bunk. "History
Ford, Henry"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. "Business
Ford, Henry"A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. "Business
Ford, Henry"The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. "Business
Forster, E. M."A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself. "Poetry
Forster, E. M."Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake. "Art
Forster, E. M."To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way. "Art
Forster, E. M."Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch. "Faith
Forstmann, Theodore"In a state-run society the government promises you security. But it's a false promise predicated on the idea that the opposite of security is risk. Nothing could be further from the truth. The opposite of security is insecurity, and the only way to overcome insecurity is to take risks. The gentle government that promises to hold your hand as you cross the street refuses to let go on the other side. "Government
Forsyth, Richard"Many people, other than the authors, contribute to the making of a book, from the first person who had the bright idea of alphabetic writing through the inventor of movable type to the lumberjacks who felled the trees that were pulped for its printing. It is not customary to acknowledge the trees themselves, though their commitment is total. "Nature
Forsyth, Adrian"Evolutionary biology is now uttering and seeking those forces that link us with all those that have being. "Science
Fosdick, Harry Emerson"A good sermon is an engineering operation by which a chasm is bridged so that the spiritual goods on one side-the 'unsearchable riches of Christ' - are actually transported into personal lives upon the other. "Religion
Fosdick, Henry"The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst. "War
Fosdick, Harry Emerson"Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. "Business
Fowles, John"In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. "Nature
France, Anatole"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all. "Imagination
France, Anatole"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't. "Education
Frankel, Charles"Because of our Congressional committee system, our government is closer to a gerontocracy than a democracy. "Government
Franken, Rose"Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. "Love
Frankfort, Ellen"Choice has always been a privilege of those who could afford to pay for it. "Society
Franklin, Benjamin"Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed. "Government
Franklin, Benjamin"He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees."Peace
Franklin, Benjamin"How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments. "Religion
Franklin, Benjamin"Even peace may be purchased at too high a price. "Peace
Franklin, Benjamin"He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. "Business
Franklin, Benjamin"In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes."Business
Franklin, Benjamin"There was never a good war or a bad peace. "War
Franklin, Benjamin"Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. "Experience
Freud, Sigmund"What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult. "Intelligence
Friedman, David"The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. "War
Friedman, Milton"We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. "Society
Friedman, Milton"The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. "Government
Frisch, Max"Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it. "Technology
Fromm, Erich"Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' "Love
Fromm, Erich"In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. "Love
Fromm, Erich"We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake. "Dream
Fromm, Erich"The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots. "Society
Fromm, Erich"Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. "Life
Fromm, Erich"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? "Education
Frontinus, Sextus Julius"I will ignore all ideas for new works on engines of war, the invention of which has reached its limits and for whose improvements I see no further hope. "War
Frost, Robert"A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. "Poetry
Frost, Robert"Most of the change we think we see in life Is due to truths being in and out of favor. "Society
Frost, Robert"To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. "Poetry
Frost, David"Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. "Success
Frost, Robert"The poet, as everyone knows, must strike his individual note sometime between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five. He may hold it a long time, or a short time, but it is then that he must strike it or never. School and college have been conducted with the almost express purpose of keeping him busy with something else till the danger of his ever creating anything is past. "Poetry
Frost, Robert"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. "Poetry
Frost, Robert"Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. "Love
Frost, Robert"Poetry is what gets lost in translation. "Poetry
Frost, Robert"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. "Life
Frost, Robert"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. "Education
Frost, Robert"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. "Business
Fuller, R. Buckminster"Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. "Technology
Fuller, R. Buckminster"I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented. "Technology
Fuller, Millard"It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts. "Life
Fuller, R. Buckminster"Love is metaphysical gravity. "Love
Fuller, R. Buckminster"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. "Nature


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