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Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.

Fadiman Clifton


Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Fadiman Clifton


Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Fadiman Clifton


A hundred years from now it is very likely that [of Twain's works] "The Jumping Frog" alone will be remembered.

Fadiman Clifton


Yield to Temptation ... it may not pass your way again.

Far Kilgore Trout


The sky is blue so we know where to stop mowing.

Faulkner William


I used to be disgusted, now I find I'm just amused.

Faulkner William


There is nothing more silly than a silly laugh.

Fawcett-Majors Farrah


Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Fee Elizabeth


When you die, you lose a very important part of your life.

Feibleman James


I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind.

Feiffer J.


You see things; and you say "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"

Feiffer J.


L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Feirstein Bruce


As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.

Fenelon Francois


Judges, as a class, display, in the matter of arranging alimony, that reckless generosity which is found only in men who are giving away someone else's cash.

Feodor Dostoevsky


I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.

Ferdinand Marechal Foch


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Fiebig Jim


Love your neighbour, yet don't pull down your hedge.

Fields W.C.


If one inquires why the American tradition is so strong against any connection of State and Church, why it dreads even the rudiments of religious teaching in state-maintained schools, the immediate and superficial answer is not far to seek. ... The

Fields W.C.


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?

Fields W.C.


[Nuclear war] ... may not be desirable.

Fields W.C.


All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.

Finley J.H.


Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.

Finley Peter Dunne


With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end of it. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

Fisher John


Paranoids are people, too; they have their own problems. It's easy to criticize, but if everybody hated you, you'd be paranoid too.

Fishhawk Prof. Cosmo


If you lived today as if it were your last, you'd buy up a box of rockets and fire them all off, wouldn't you?

Fitch G.


Indiana is a state dedicated to basketball. Basketball, soybeans, hogs and basketball. Berkeley, needless to say, is not nearly as athletic. Berkeley is dedicated to coffee, angst, potholes and coffee.

Fitzgera F. Scott


If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

Fitzgera F. Scott


I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Fitzgerald F. Scott


Just weigh your own hurt against the hurt of all the others, and then do what's best.

Flagg Reuben


Even God cannot change the past.

Flaubert


What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on I can no longer believe you.

Florio John


Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Floyd Mengot


There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Flynn Errol


I may not be totally perfect, but parts of me are excellent.

Foote Samuel


It is not enough to have great qualities, we should also have the management of them.

Ford Henry


"Rights" is a fictional abstraction. No one has "Rights", neither machines nor flesh-and-blood. Persons... have opportunities, not rights, which they use or do not use.

Foreman John


We all declare for liberty, but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.

Forster E.M.


Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Forward R.L.


It looks like it's up to me to save our skins. Get into that garbage chute, flyboy!

Fosdick Harry Emerson


He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Fowler Gene


I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.

Foxx Redd


Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

Frampton Peter


Not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand.

Fran Lebowitz


One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.

Fran Lebowitz


"You can't teach people to be lazy - either they have it, or they don't."

Fran Lebowitz


Largest Number of Driving Test Failures By April 1970 Mrs. Miriam Hargrave had failed her test thirty-nine times. In the eight preceding years she had received two hundred and twelve driving lessons at a cost of L300. She set the new record while

France Anatole


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

France Anatole


Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

France Anatole


Don't tell me that worry doesn't do any good. I know better. The things I worry about don't happen.

France Anatole


You roll my log, and I will roll yours.

France Anatole


None love the bearer of bad news.

France Anatole


To stay young requires unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old falsehoods.

France Anatole


It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

France Anatole


Why, when no honest man will deny in private that every ultimate problem is wrapped in the profoundest mystery, do honest men proclaim in pulpits that unhesitating certainty is the duty of the most foolish and ignorant? Is it not a spectacle to make

Franci KFOG San


To think contrary to one's era is heroism. But to speak against it is madness.

Francis Brendan


The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Francis


Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Francis


Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


Indeed, the first noble truth of Buddhism, usually translated as `all life is suffering,' is more accurately rendered `life is filled with a sense of pervasive unsatisfactoriness.'

Frank Ann


Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.

Frank Costello


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

Frank Costello


When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

Frank Herbert


Gratitude, like love, is never a dependable international emotion.

Frank Herbert


The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.

Frank Herbert


More are taken in by hope than by cunning.

Frank Herbert


Practically perfect people never permit sentiment to muddle their thinking.

Franklin B.


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Franklin B.


I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.

Franklin B.


"California is proud to be the home of the freeway."

Franklin B.


My brain is my second favorite organ.

Franklin B.


You men out there probably think you already know how to dress for success. You know, for example, that you should not wear leisure suits or white plastic belts and shoes, unless you are going to a costume party disguised as a pig farmer vacationing

Franklin B.


History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

Franklin Ben


No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.

Franklin Ben


Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as Mental Anguish. You would sue: * The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions

Franklin Ben


If Karl, instead of writing a lot about Capital, had made a lot of Capital, it would have been much better.

Franklin Benjamin


A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.

Franklin Benjamin


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Franklin Benjamin


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Franklin Benjamin


The use of money is all the advantage there is to having money.

Franklin Benjamin


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Franklin Benjamin


I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.

Franklin Benjamin


An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of, we blind them as quickly as possible.

Franklin Benjamin


Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cathedral in Spain: It is forbidden to enter a woman, even a foreigner if dressed as a man. Above the enterance to a Cairo bar: Unaccompanied ladies not admitted unless with husb

Franklin Benjamin


But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Franklin Benjamin


Everyone is in the best seat.

Fratianno


Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Fratianno


Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.

Fratianno


Richard Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people, and the world.

Fred Allen


Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. No citizen has a moral obligation to assist in maintaining his government.

Freud Sigmund


I accept chaos. I am not sure whether it accepts me. I know some people are terrified of the bomb. But then some people are terrified to be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.

Freud Sigmund


Your wig steers the gig.

Friedman Milton


English literature's performing flea.

Friendman Milton


New Jersey is not the armpit of the nation; it's the asshole of the universe.

Friendman Milton


A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Fright Nero Wolfe


You can fool all the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.

Fringe Beyond the


Odets, where is thy sting?

Fringe Beyond the


Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

Fritzlar Herbert von


How should they answer?

Frog Kermit the


What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Fromme Squeaky


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Frost Robert


Wagner's music is better than it sounds.

Frost Robert


A full belly makes a dull brain.

Frost Robert


Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.

Frost Robert


We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

Frost Robert


Old age is the most unexpected of things that can happen to a man.

Frost Robert


Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

Frost Robert


As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.

Fry Christopher


No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Fuldheim Dorothy


When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Fuller Buckminster


To be excellent when engaged in administration is to be like the North Star. As it remains in its one position, all the other stars surround it.

Fuller Buckminster


A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned things is ample.

Fuller R. Buckminster


"Is it just me, or does anyone else read `bible humpers' every time someone writes `bible thumpers?'

Fuller R. Buckminster


You shouldn't wallow in self-pity. But it's OK to put your feet in it and swish them around a little.

Fylstra Dan





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