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For us, a pretty bird is a pretty bird; for an insect, pretty bird is an ugly enemy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
– T. S. Eliot
For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted.
– Frantz Fanos
For visions come not to polluted eyes.
– Mary Howitt
For want of self-restraint many men are engaged all their lives in fighting with difficulties of their own making, and rendering success impossible by their own cross-grained ungentleness; whilst others, it may be much less gifted, make their way and achieve success by simple patience, equanimity, and self-control.
– Smiles
For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.
– William Shakespeare
For what are posessions but things we guard for fear we might need them tomorrow?
– Kahlil Gibron, (book) The Profit
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
– Jane Austen
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
– Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
For what human ill does dawn not seem to be alternative?
– Thornton Wilder
For what I have received, my the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.
– Storm Jameson
For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?
Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.

– Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun?
And what is it to cease breathing, but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?

– Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act
– Dante Alighieri
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
– Dante Alighieri
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
– Bible, Mark 8:36
For what were all these country patriots born To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn
– George Gordon Byron
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books.
– Herman Melville
for whatever we lose (like a you or a me) it's always ourselves we find in the sea
– e e cummings
For when the One Great Scorer comes
To write against your name,
He marks-not that you won or lost-
But how you played the game.

– Grantland Rice, "Alumunus Football," Only the Brave and Other Poems, p. 144 (1941)
For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or "consciously" desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to star, or you will just stay where you are.
– D. H. Lawrence
For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all of it.
– James 210 Bible
For whosoever commands the sea commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.
– Walter Raleigh
For with slight efforts how should we obtain great results It is foolish even to desire it.
– Euripides
For you it's another day another dollar, for me it's another day another mile. -Johnny The Walker
– Johnny Wowk

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