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A fair woman is a paradise to the eye, a purgatory to the purse, and a hell to the soul.
– Elizabeth Grymeston
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
– Victor Hugo
A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world.
– Anthony Neil Wedgewood "Tony" Benn
A faithful friend is a strong defense and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.
– Ecclesiasticus 614 Bible
A family is a family not because of gender but because of values, like commitment, trust and love.
– Gray Davis
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
– Buddha
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
– Charles R. Swindoll
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
– Ogden Nash
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
– Alexander Pope
A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
– Susan Sontag
A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
– Eric Pio
A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
– Finley Peter Dunne
A fanatic is one compelled to action by the need to find a strong meaning in life. The fanatic determines for himself what role he is to play in life, and his intense devotion to a cause is the means.
– Eugene E. Brussell
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
– Winston Churchill
A fanatic is someone who redoubles his efforts when he has forgotten his aim.
– Chuck Jones
A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.
– Aesop
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
– George Bernard Shaw
A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts.
– Saint Jerome
A father is a banker provided by nature.
– French Proverb
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
– Enid Bagnold
A fault confessed is half redressed.
– Polish Proverb
A feeling of real need is always a good enough reason to pray.
– Hannah Whitall Smith
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson Mizner
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson Mizner
A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
– Author Unknown

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