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For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn--much.
– W. C. Sellar
For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
– Henry Louis Mencken
For every problem, there is one solution which is simple, neat and wrong.
– Henry Louis Mencken
For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
– Jello Biafra
For every romantic possiblity, no matter how robust, there exists at least one equal and opposite sentence, phrase, or word capable of extinguishing it.
– Malcom Gladwell
For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
– John W. Gardner
For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root.
– Henry Thoreau
For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it.
– Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else and for everything you gain, you lose something.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
For example, in Year 1 that useless letter "c" would be dropped to be replased either by "k" or "s", and likewise "x" would no longer be part of the alphabet. The only kase in which "c" would be retained would be the "ch" formation, which will be dealt with later. Year 2 might reform "w" spelling, so that "which" and "one" would take the same konsonant, wile Year 3 might well abolish "y" replasing it with "i" and Iear 4 might fiks the "g
j" anomali wonse and for all.

Jenerally, then, the improvement would kontinue iear bai iear with Iear 5 doing awai with useless double konsonants, and Iears 6-12 or so modifaiing vowlz and the rimeining voist and unvoist konsonants. Bai Iear 15 or sou, it wud fainali bi posibl tu meik ius ov thi ridandant letez "c", "y" and "x" -- bai now jast a memori in the maindz ov ould doderez -- tu riplais "ch", "sh", and "th" rispektivli.

Fainali, xen, aafte sam 20 iers ov orxogrefkl riform, wi wud
hev a lojikl, kohirnt speling in ius xrewawt xe Ingliy-spiking werld.

– Mark Twain, "A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling"
For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
– Lily Tomlin
For flavor, instant sex will never supercede the stuff you have to peel and cook.
– Quentin Crisp
For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum.
– J. W. Schopf
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
– Charles De Gaulle
For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.
– Sophocles
For God hates utterly
The bray of bragging tongues.

– Sophocles, Antigone
For God must have more important universal matters to attend to than keeping himself busy with us, people! God is not interested in local matters!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.
– Charles Lamb
For God's sake don't say yes until I've finished talking.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself!
– Robert Louis Stevenson
For God’s sake, take the religion out of your life or all kind of absurdities will take the reason out of your life! Keep God, get rid of religion! God, Love and Science; the Magnificent Trinity! All you need is these three things!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind. Do they see it well clothed, neat, busineswise?
– Bruce Burton
For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time hatred ceases by love - this is an old rule.
– The Dhammapada
For he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day, but he, who is in battle slain, can never rise and fight again.
– Oliver Goldsmith
For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother tomorrow.
– William Shakespeare

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