Found 130 quotes starting with FI:

Fiat justitia et pereat mundus.Let justice be done, though the world perish.
– Ferdinand I
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
– Mark Twain
Fiction writing is great. You can make up almost anything.
– Ivana Trump
Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing.
– Real Live Preacher
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
– Harriet Martineau
Fifteen years before I became a screen actor, I was in the theatre. A lot of my work was comedy, which I loved doing. It's harder.
– Ben Kingsley
Fig Newton The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.
– J. Hart
Fig Newton: The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.
– J. Hart
Fight fire with fire, and all you'll end up with is ashes.
– Abigail Van Buren
Fight for your existence and when doing this, try to be just to others! You have no job other than this in this universe!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth.
– Charles A. Dana
Fight for your write.
– Ashton Morris
Fighting fire with fire only gets you ashes!
– Abigail van Buren
Figures won't lie, but liars can figure.
– Beth Knight
Fill all thy bones with aches.
– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.
– John Gay
Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
– Rudyard Kipling
Fill your hands, you son of a bitch
– John Wayne
Fill your mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.
– Marianne Williamson
Fill your mouth with marbles and make a speech. Every day reduce the number of marbles in your mouth and make a speech. You will soon become an accredited public speaker -- as soon as you have lost all your marbles.
– Brooks Hays
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart...
– William Wadsworth
Filling a bookcase is like gathering a social circle.
– May Lamberton Becker
Film is more than the twentieth-century art. It's another part of the twentieth-century mind. It's the world seen from inside. We've come to a certain point in the history of film. If a thing can be filmed, the film is implied in the thing itself. This is where we are. The twentieth century is on film. You have to ask yourself if there's anything about us more important than the fact that we're constantly on film, constantly watching ourselves.
– Don DeLillo
Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.
– Robert Bresson
Finally, in conclusion, let me say just this.
– Peter Sellers
Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
– Robert W. Sarnoff
Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
– Robert W. Sarnoff
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
– Honoré de Balzac
Find a beautiful place inside the nature and refresh yourself over there; how well you repose will mostly determine how far you can go in this universe!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Find a scapegoat is wanting to destroy the ruins. (Trouver un bouc émissaire, - C'est vouloir les ruines détruire.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough.
– Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Find expression for a sorrow and it will become dear to you. Find expression for a joy, and you will intensify its ecstasy.
– Author Unknown
Find expression for a sorrow, and it will become dear to you. Find expression for a joy, and you will intensify its ectasy.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
Find fault when you must find fault in private, and if possible sometime after the offense, rather than at the time.
– Sydney Smith
Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.
– Augustine of Hippo
Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue until they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.
– Frederick Douglass
Find out what whiskey he drinks and send all of my generals a case, if it will get the same results. - in reply to comments about General Grant's drinking problems
– Abraham Lincoln
Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.
– Katharine Whitehorn
Find out what your hero or heroine wants, and when he or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day.
– Ray Douglas Bradbury
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
– Dolly Parton
Find peace in where and what you are.
– Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon
Find the bodies if you can.
– John Wayne Gacy
Find your destination, ending point or overall goal. Everyday, do everything it takes to get there. The quicker you get there, the quicker you are off to other beautiful destinations.
– Jay Abiona
Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy.
– Aldous Huxley
Finding nemo took two hours, finding love take two people
– Daniel Perez
Finding the perfect job, perfect partner, or perfect place is as simple as perfecting yourself.
– Anthony J. Colon
Fine art and pizza delivery, what we do falls neatly in between!
– David Letterman
Fine art, that exists for itself alone, is art in a final state of impotence. If nobody, including the artist, acknowledges art as a means of knowing the world, then art is relegated to a kind of rumpus room of the mind and the irresponsibility of the artist and the irrelevance of art to actual living becomes part and parcel of the practice of art.
– Angela Carter
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
– Confucius
Fine words! I wonder where you stole them.
– Jonathan Swift
Fine writers should split hairs together, and sit side by side, like friendly apes, to pick the fleas from each others fur.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could some blunders and absurdities have crept in forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in, forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, you shall begin it well and serenely...
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, (attributed)
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it.
– Truman Capote
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
– Emily Dickinson
Finley is going over to get a new piece of bat.
– Jerry Coleman
Fire is one of our best friends in this cold universe. Put some wood in it to show your gratitude.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Fire is the spirit of candle and honesty is the spirit of man. Without spirit, there shall be no light but darkness
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
– Seneca
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
– Seneca, Epistles
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
– James Baldwin
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
– Robert Burns
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
– Philip Dormer Chesterfield
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
– Johann von Goethe
First appearance deceives many.
– Phaedrus
First Appeared in 1721
– Proverb
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
– Dale Carnegie
first casualties of every are the weak people like women, children and elderly and the last people who speak about are the UN, EU and USA
– Abdirisak Ishak
first casualties of every war are the weak people like women, children and elderly and the last people who speak about are the UN, EU and USA
– Abdirisak Ishak
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
– Napoleon Hill
First deserve, and then desire.
– English Proverb
First have being in your mind. Make real in your mind then bring that being into reality. The genius is he who sees what is not yet and causes it to come to be.
– Peter Nivio Zarlenga
First I thought it was numbness, shock. The inability to believe that a just God could allow someone to destroy a gold mine of prehistoric knowledge for a year's worth of Salisbury steak...Life is a mystery. One man's life- altering experience is another man's tenderloin.
– Jeff Melvoin
First impression is the best impression.
– vani
First impressions are often the truest, as we find (not infrequently) to our cost, when we have been wheedled out of them by plausible professions or studied actions. A man's look is the work of years it is stamped on his countenance by the events of his whole life, nay, more, by the hand of nature, and it is not to be got rid of easily.
– William Hazlitt
First improve yourself, and then judge others.
– Vikrant Parsai
First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms.
– Kristin Hunter
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
– Thomas a Kempis
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
– Epictetus
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time.
– Honore' de Balzac
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
– George Bernard Shaw
First make yourself unpopular, then people will take you seriously.
– Konrad Adenauer, 1876-1967
First mend yourself, and then mend others.
– Jewish Proverb
First of all, Arafat is wrong. Jerusalem is Israel's capital, will never be divided, and will remain the capital of the State of Israel, the capital of the Jewish people, for ever and ever.
– Benjamin Netanyahu
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
First say to yourself what you would be and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus
First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.
– Greek Proverb
First the grub, then the morals.
– Bertolt Brecht
First the stalk -- then the roots. First the need -- then the means to satisfy that need. First the nucleus -- then the elements needed for its growth.
– Robert Collier
First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again - and, moreover, give reasons why we believe.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
First they came for the Communists but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists but I was not one of them, so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Jews but I was not Jewish so I did not speak out. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out for me.
– Martin Niemller
First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.
– William Shakespeare
First things first, but not necessarily in that order.
– Doctor Who
First think, and if thy thoughts approve thy will, Then speak, and after, what thou speak?st fulfil.
– Randolph
First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.
– Dr. Rob Gilbert
First we have to believe, and then we believe.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
First we make our habits, then our habits make us.
– Charles C. Noble
First weigh the considerations, then take the risks.
– Helmuth von Moltke
First you destroy those who create values. Then you destroy those who know what the values are, and who also know that those destroyed before were in fact the creators of values. But real barbarism begins when no one can any longer judge or know that what he does is barbaric.
– Ryszard Kapuściński
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.
– George Burns
First you imitate, then you innovate.
– Miles Davis
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
– Robert Cecil Day Lewis
First, technical perfection as something natural. Second, an insight into the development of the piano sound, as perfected by the pianist-composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, composers who understood the piano both as a human voice ... and as an orchestra with which they could produce a variety of colors. Third, the need to learn how to use every aspect of our new instruments, which are richer in sound. Fourth, the importance of differentiation.
– Ivo Pogorelić
First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake.
– Laurence Sterne
First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake.
– Laurence Sterne
First, you're under the influence of being: that's the greatest addiction ever!
– Cristian Andrei Nica
Fish and visitors smell in three days.
– Benjamin Franklin
Fish are always eating other fish. If fish could scream, the ocean would be loud as shit. You would not want to submerge your head, nothing but fish going "Ahhh, fuck! I thought I looked like that rock!
– Mitch Hedberg
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
– André Gide
Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is.
– P. J. O'Rourke
Fish, to taste good, must swim three times in water, in butter, and in wine.
– Polish Proverb
Fisherman deceives the fish with bait; this action makes the fisherman dishonest! For a fisherman to be honest, he must not put any bait to his fishhook! He who dares to be ideally honest, let him know how hard it is to be such an honest!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Fishing gives you a sense of where you fit in the sceme of things - Your place in the universe...I, mean, here I am, one small guy with a fishing pole on this vast beach and out there in the blue expanse of ocean are these hundreds of millions of fish...laughing at me.
– Unknown
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
– Don Marquis
Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime.
– Jimmy Cannon
Five daily newspapers arrive in my California driveway. The New York times and the Wall Street Journal are supplemented by three local papers. As for magazines, I read, or at least skim, Business Week, Forbes, The Economist, INC; Industry Week, Fortune. Other subscriptions include Sales and Marketing Management, Modern Health Care, Progressive Grocer, High Tech Business, and Slaon Management Review from MIT. I religiously read Business Tokyo, Asia Week, and Far Eastern Economic Review. I glance at Newsweek and Time ... but I devour the New Republic, Policy Review, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Monthly, and Public Interest. How about books? A dozen or more each month.
– Tom Peters
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us--avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
– Francesco Petrarch
Five is a Four letter word
– Tom Zegan
Five miles meandering with mazy motion,Through dale the sacred river ran,Then reached the caverns measureless to man,And sank the tumult to a lifeless oceanAnd 'mid this tumult Kubla heard from farAncestral voices prophesying war
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through?
– C. S. Lewis
Five thousand balloons, capable of raising two men each, could not cost more than five ships of the line; and where is the prince who can afford so to cover his country with troops for its defense as that 10,000 men descending from the clouds might not in many places do an infinite deal of mischief before a force could be brought together to repel them?
– Benjamin Franklin
Fix it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.
– Pioneer Motto
Fix this sentence: He put the horse before the cart.
– Stephen Price
Fixed ideas are like a cramp in the foot - the best remedy against it is to tread on it.
– Søren Kierkegaard, Journal, july 6., 1838
Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
– Hebrews 122 Bible

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