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A flea and a fly
– Ogden Nash
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
– Jeanne-Marie Roland
A Food For Thought. You ought to do these four things as often as possible. Firstly, you've got to quest for/acquire whatever you need. Secondly, you ought to appreciate/­­enjoy your needs when you finally get/acquire them. Thirdly, you've got to share your needs that you've acquired already with someone else/people out there i.e. someone/people that you are better off or rather the less privileged around you/afar off. The last but never the least. Most importantly, you've got to acknowledge/appreciate/­­glorify the one (God almighty) who gave you the power/grace/life/privelege to quest for/eventually acquire every of your need. For, without him (God) you can't acquire any of your needs. Oh! Yes, you just heard me right as usual, no matter how clever/smart/intelligent/hardworking/academically qualified you may think that you are currently, without God you can't/won't even quest for your needs let alone acquiring them.
– Emeasoba George
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
– Katharine Whitehorn
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
– Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
A fool and his money are soon parted.
– Thomas Tusser
A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
– African Proverb
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
– Minna Antrim
A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
– Robert A. Heinlein
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
A fool judges people by the presents they give him.
– Chinese Proverb
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
– George Bernard Shaw
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesman and philosophers and divines.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A foolish husband fears his wife; a prudent wife obeys her husband.
– Chinese
A foolish man in wealth and authority is like a weak-timbered house with a too-ponderous roof.
– R Chamberlain
A fool’s excuse is always bigger than the mistake he made.
– Vikrant Parsai
A footman may swear; but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often: but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment?
– Jonathan Swift
A Foreign Secretaryand this applies also to a prospective Foreign Secretaryis always faced with this cruel dilemma. Nothing he can say can do very much good, and almost anything he may say may do a great deal of harm. Anything he says that is not obvious is dangerous; whatever is not trite is risky. He is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.
– Harold Macmillan
A forest bird never wants a cage.
– Henrik Ibsen
A formula for answering controversial letters -- without even reading the letters Dear Sir (or Madame) You may be right.
– Henry Louis Mencken
A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is feed, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
– John Gay
A free horse where there is no man on its saddle always looks more beautiful than a slave horse with a man on its saddle!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs...
– Epicurus
A free lunch is only found in mousetraps.
– John Capozzi

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