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For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
– Ethel Barrymore
For an apple you can't reach up and pick, you have to climb that tree; the tree won't bend down for you!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.
– George Santayana
For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks.
– Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites
For any woman to success in American life she must first do two things Prepare herself for a profession, and marry a man who wants her to succeed as much as she does.
– Cathleen Douglas
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice -- no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
– John Burroughs
For as long as I can remember, my mother’s been my everything. Since my father would be away in the United States six months in a year, I have grown up with her around me all the time. She has been a huge inspiration for me, not only with what she has achieved in her professional life, but also with what she is in her personal life. She has taught me what it takes to be a good human being.
– Ilina Dubey
For aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth.
– William Shakespeare
For authentic living what is needed is the resolute confrontation of death.
– Martin Heidegger
For believe me, in this world which is ever slipping from under our feet, it is the prerogative of friendship to grow old with one's friends.
– Arthur S. Hardy
For believe me: the secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfulness and greatest enjoyment is - to live dangerously.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 283
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds,
And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.

– William Congreve, The Mourning Bride
For Brutus is an honourable man So are they all, all honourable men.
– William Shakespeare
For Brutus is an honourable man;
So are they all, all honourable men.

– William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 2
For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing.
– H.L. Mencken
For certain is death for the born And certain is birth for the dead Therefore over the inevitable Thou shouldst not grieve.
– Bhagavad Gita
For certain is death for the born
And certain is birth for the dead;
Therefore over the inevitable
Thou shouldst not grieve.

– Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2
For certain people after 50, litigation takes the place of sex.
– Gore Vidal
For certain people after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.
– Gore Vidal
For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.
– Christian Nevell Bovee
For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
– Bob Wells
For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none... If there be one try to find it If there be none, never mind it
– Dean Hawkins
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
– Jim Rohn
For every human problem, there is a neat, simple solution and it is always wrong
– H.L. Mencken
For every living creature that succeeds in getting a footing in life there are thousands or millions that perish. There is an enormous random scattering for every seed that comes to life. This does not remind us of intelligent human design. "If a man in order to shoot a hare, were to discharge thousands of guns on a great moor in all possible directions; if in order to get into a locked room, he were to buy ten thousand casual keys, and try them all; if, in order to have a house, he were to build a town, and leave all the other houses to wind and weather - assuredly no one would call such proceedings purposeful and still less would anyone conjecture behind these proceedings a higher wisdom, unrevealed reasons, and superior prudence."
– J.W.N. Sullivan

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