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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 feeble body weakens the mind.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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
A feverish display of over-zeal, At the first outset, is an obstacle To all success; water, however cold, Will penetrate the ground by slow degrees.
– The Hitopadesa
A few broken bones won't matter; you are not made of bones but of your will power, wisdom and willingness to keep fighting.
– Rahul Katragadda
A few honest men are better than numbers.
– Oliver Cromwell
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
A few years ago I made a New Years Resolution never to make another New Years Resolution again and so far it's the only one that I have actually kept.
– Tom Zegan
A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
– Don Marquis
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
– Stanley Kubrick
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.
– Chinese Proverb
A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
– Arthur Wing Pinero
A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.
– Vikrant Parsai

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