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A fanatic is someone who redoubles his efforts when he has forgotten his aim.
– Chuck JonesRate it:
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.
– AesopRate it:
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts.
– Saint JeromeRate it:
A father is a banker provided by nature.
– French ProverbRate it:
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
– Enid BagnoldRate it:
A fault confessed is half redressed.
– Polish ProverbRate it:
A feeble body weakens the mind.
– Jean-Jacques RousseauRate it:
A feeling of real need is always a good enough reason to pray.
– Hannah Whitall SmithRate it:
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
– Author UnknownRate it:
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 HitopadesaRate it:
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 KatragaddaRate it:
A few honest men are better than numbers.
– Oliver CromwellRate it:
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it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.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 MacaulayRate it:
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 ZeganRate it:
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 MarquisRate it:
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 KubrickRate it:
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
– Arthur Wing PineroRate it:
A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
– Joseph RouxRate it:
A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
– Joseph RouxRate it:
A finished person is a boring person.
– Anna QuindlenRate it:

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