Found 1,321 quotes starting with F:

For the young, life is an opportunity; for the old life is a journey.
– Shehu SaniRate it:
For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
– Christina RossettiRate it:
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
– Dante, The Divine ComedyRate it:
For there is no question but a just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.
– Sir Francis Bacon, Of EmpireRate it:
For they are yet ear-kissing arguments.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
For things to land in you're lap. You must be sitting down.
– Paul HamesRate it:
For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.Rate it:
For this invention of yours will produce forgetfulness in the minds of those who learn it, by causing them to neglect their memory, inasmuch as, from their confidence in writing, they will recollect by the external aid of foreign symbols, and not by the internal use of their own faculties. Your discovery, therefore, is a medicine not for memory, but for recollection-for recalling to, not for keeping in mind.
– PlatoRate it:
For this is Wisdom to love, to live To take what fate, or the Gods may give. To ask no question, to make no prayer, To kiss the lips and caress the hair, Speed passion's ebb as you greet its flow To have, - to hold - and - in time, - let go
– Laurence HopeRate it:
For those interested in patent litigation, commit early and never underestimate how hard you and the rest of the team must work. There are a lot of smart, talented patent trial lawyers.”
– Yar ChaikovskyRate it:
For those who are on the roof become insolent as they don't know yet about the slope and the slipperiness of the roof!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
For those who believe, no explanation is necessary. For those who do not, none will suffice.
– Joseph Dunninger, MentalistRate it:
For those who intend to discover and to understand, not to indulge in conjectures and soothsaying, and rather than contrive imitation and fabulous worlds plan to look deep into the nature of the real world and to dissect it -- for them everything must be sought in things themselves.
– Francis BaconRate it:
For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied.
– Susan SontagRate it:
For those who love it, cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.
– Craig ClaiborneRate it:
For though I do not ask for aid, we need it.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, spoken by BoromirRate it:
For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time, each eager to help the other to his side, but neither quite able to desert the loyalties of his contemporaries. The relationship is always changing and hence always fragile nothing endures except the sense of difference.
– Alan ValentineRate it:
For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.
– Johnny CarsonRate it:
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
– Nelson MandelaRate it:
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
– PlutarchRate it:
For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
– Clarence E. HodgesRate it:
For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability. Oppression became common, but stability never arrived. We must take a different approach. We must help the reformers of the Middle East as they work for freedom, and strive to build a community of peaceful, democratic nations.
– George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004Rate it:
For too much rest becomes a pain.
– HomerRate it:
For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
For undemocratic reasons and for motives not of State, they arrive at their conclusions -- largely inarticulate. Being void of self-expression they confide their views to none; but sometimes in a smoking room, one learns why things were done.
– Rudyard KiplingRate it:

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