Found 1,377 quotes starting with F:

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 those who love what they do, even working 18 hours a day, 7 days a week is not work at all. It is just fun.-RVM
– RVMRate 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 be great, You will not flatter anyone. You’ll never cheat on someone. You will see the real purpose for the country and you will walk to that destination. Everyone will be against you. Everyone will try to turn you from your path. But you'll endure that. They will stack up infinite obstacles in front of you. You will pass over these obstacles by assuming yourself not big, but small, weak, unequipped, nothing and by being sure there will be no help from anyone. After that, if they say you “you're great", you'll just smile at them. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
– Mustafa Kemal AtaturkRate 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:
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 DurrellRate it:
For us climate change is not an event in the future. It's an event that we're dealing with now…our entire survival is at stake
– President Anote TongRate it:
For us, a pretty bird is a pretty bird; for an insect, pretty bird is an ugly enemy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted.
– Frantz FanosRate it:
For visions come not to polluted eyes.
– Mary HowittRate it:
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.
– SmilesRate it:
For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
For what are posessions but things we guard for fear we might need them tomorrow?
– Kahlil Gibron, (book) The ProfitRate it:
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
– Jane AustenRate it:
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
– Jane Austen, Pride and PrejudiceRate it:

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