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For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again...
– Book of Proverbs
For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.
– Alice Kahn
For a long time I found the celebrities of modern painting and poetry ridiculous. I loved absurd pictures, fanlights, stage scenery, mountebanks backcloths, inn-signs, cheap colored prints; unfashionable literature, church Latin, pornographic books badly spelt, grandmothers novels, fairy stories, little books for children, old operas, empty refrains, simple rhythms.
– Arthur Rimbaud
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
– Johann von Goethe
For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
– Queen Victoria
For a man who is in love with the existence, nothing is ordinary in life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a man who is in poverty, doomsday is already there!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a man, no more beautiful wish has ever found yet than wishing him a life full of kindness!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a moment at least, be a smile on someone else’s face.
– Dejan Stojanovic
For a nation to be known as warrior is a shame! For a nation to be known as peaceful is an honour! Violence brings shame, killing brings disgrace; peacefulness brings honour, nonviolence brings esteem!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.
– Robert Benchley
For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a shining mind and a shining body, you need nature, not gilding or silvering!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a significant man
woman, the one thought he values greatly, to the laughter and scorn of insignificant men, is a key to hidden treasure chambers; for those others, it is nothing but a piece of old iron.

– Friedrich Nietzsche
For a smart material to be able to send out a more complex signal it needs to be nonlinear. If you hit a tuning fork twice as hard it will ring twice as loud but still at the same frequency. That's a linear response. If you hit a person twice as hard they're unlikely just to shout twice as loud. That property lets you learn more about the person than the tuning fork.
– Neil Gershenfeld
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
– Richard Feynman
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.
– Ernest Hemingway, in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try…
– Ernest Hemingway
For a truly religious man nothing is tragic.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
For a water drop, the most beautiful house is a leaf; and for a man: The goodness! Let the goodness be your home you permanently live in!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
For a while I thought history was something bitter old men wrote. But Jack loved history so ... for Jack history was full of heroes.
– Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
For a while we pondered whether to take a vacation or get a divorce. We decided that a trip to Bermuda is over in two weeks, but a divorce is something you always have.
– Woody Allen
For aesthetics is the mother of ethics. Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their political programs, there would be much less grief on earth. I believe-not empirically, alas, but only theoretically-that for someone who has read a lot of Dickens to shoot his like in the name of an idea is harder than for someone who has read no Dickens.
– Joseph Brodsky
For Africa to me is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
– Maya Angelou
For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in relation to infinity, all in relation to nothing, a central point between nothing and all and infinitely far from understanding either. The ends of things and their beginnings are impregnably concealed from him in an impenetrable secret. He is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness out of which he was drawn and the infinite in which he is engulfed.
– Blaise Pascal

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