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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it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.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:
A firewall cant stop an idea
– BaDBoY-ALbaniaRate it:
A firm faith in the universal providence of God is the solution of all earthly troubles.
– B. B. WarfieldRate it:
A first-rate Organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
– AristotleRate it:
A flea and a fly
– Ogden NashRate it:
A flower that grows in the shade of another blooms slowly.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
– Jeanne-Marie RolandRate it:
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 GeorgeRate it:
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
– Katharine WhitehornRate it:
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
– Nicolas Boileau-DespréauxRate it:
A fool and his money are soon parted.
– Thomas TusserRate it:
A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
– African ProverbRate it:
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
– Minna AntrimRate it:
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. HeinleinRate it:

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