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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 Valentine
For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.
– Johnny Carson
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 Mandela
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
– Plutarch
For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
– Clarence E. Hodges
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, 2004
For too much rest becomes a pain.
– Homer
For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
– Samuel Butler
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 Kipling
For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential --the imagination.
– Lawrence Durrell
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

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