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For memory has painted this perfect day With colors that never fade, And we find at the end of a perfect day The soul of a friend we've made.
– Carrie Jacobs Bond
For men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in their readiness to doubt.
– Henry Louis Mencken
For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief.
– Sallust
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
– William Blake
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk.
– Stephen Hawking
For mortal men there is but one hell, and that is the folly and wickedness and spite of his fellows; but once his life is over, there's an end to it: his annihilation is final and entire, of him nothing survives.
– Marquis de Sade
For most folks, no news is good news for the press, good news is not news.
– Gloria Borger
For most folks, no news is good news; for the press, good news is not news.
– Gloria Borger
For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
– Clifton Fadiman
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
– La Rochefoucauld
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
– Virginia
For most of the people there is no today and there is no tomorrow; for them, there is only the past times! Leave your past to live your today and to live your tomorrow!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen... than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe.
– Harriet Martineau
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
– Vincent Van Gogh
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
– Sir Winston Churchill
For my part, seventeen years after my first PhD coursework, I still feel ill at ease with my grasp of many issues, and I am fairly confident that this is not just a question of limited intellect.
– Karthik Athreya
For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it.
– Patrick Henry
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
– Winston Churchill
For myself I am an optimist--it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
– Winston Churchill
For NASA, space is still a high priority.
– Dan Quayle
For nearly 40 years Johannes Meintjes has enriched the South African art scene with his personalised works which have the inherent quality of good art - the artist’s genuine feelings and moods can be felt in each brush or palette stroke…
– Yvonne Steynberg
For no one, in our long decline,So dusty, spiteful and divided,Had quite such pleasant friends as mine,Or loved them half as much as I did. [stanza 3]The library was most inviting:The books upon the crowded shelvesWere mainly of our private writing:We kept a school and taught ourselves. [stanza 15]From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,Theres nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends. [stanza 22]You do retain the song we set,And how it rises, trips and scans?You keep the sacred memory yet,Republicans? Republicans?[stanza 36]
– Hilaire Belloc
For no phase of life, whether public or private, whether in business or in the home, whether one is working on what concerns oneself alone or dealing with another, can be without its moral duty; on the discharge of such duties depends all that is morally right, and on their neglect all that is morally wrong in life.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Duties I
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
For none of us can ever express the exact measure of his needs or his thoughts or his sorrows; and human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
– Gustave Flaubert, Charles Bovary

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