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A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
– Charles R. SwindollRate it:
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
– Ogden NashRate it:
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
– Susan SontagRate it:
A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
– Eric PioRate it:
A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
– Finley Peter DunneRate it:
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. BrussellRate it:
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
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:

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