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I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Fadiman Clifton


Knowledge is power.

Fadiman Clifton


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Fadiman Clifton


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Fadiman Clifton


You can't underestimate the power of fear.

Far Kilgore Trout


...He who laughs does not believe in what he laughs at, but neither does he hate it. Therefore, laughing at evil means not preparing oneself to combat it, and laughing at good means denying the power through which good is self-propagating.

Faulkner William


The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Faulkner William


"We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas."

Fawcett-Majors Farrah


There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Fee Elizabeth


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

Feibleman James


Death is life's way of telling you you've been fired.

Feiffer J.


When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.

Feiffer J.


Remembering is for those who have forgotten.

Feirstein Bruce


The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us.

Fenelon Francois


It's always darkest just before the lights go out.

Feodor Dostoevsky


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Ferdinand Marechal Foch


We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities.

Fiebig Jim


Lay on, MacDuff, and curs'd be him who first cries, "Hold, enough!".

Fields W.C.


Naturally the common people don't want war... but after all it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or

Fields W.C.


A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Fields W.C.


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Fields W.C.


It is often the case that the man who can't tell a lie thinks he is the best judge of one.

Finley J.H.


Even God cannot change the past.

Finley Peter Dunne


Traveling through hyperspace isn't like dusting crops, boy.

Fisher John


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

Fishhawk Prof. Cosmo


We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Fitch G.


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.

Fitzgera F. Scott


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Fitzgera F. Scott


Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too.

Fitzgerald F. Scott


He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Flagg Reuben


We cannot put the face of a person on a stamp unless said person is deceased. My suggestion, therefore, is that you drop dead.

Flaubert


He who attacks the fundamentals of the American broadcasting industry attacks democracy itself.

Florio John


You couldn't even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt.

Floyd Mengot


We should have a Vollyballocracy. We elect a six-pack of presidents. Each one serves until they screw up, at which point they rotate.

Flynn Errol


A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time of trouble.

Foote Samuel


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Ford Henry


If two people love each other, there can be no happy end to it.

Foreman John


A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

Forster E.M.


The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his Father, in the womb of a virgin will be classified with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. But we may hope that the dawn of reason and

Forward R.L.


We are what we pretend to be.

Fosdick Harry Emerson


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 0. integrated 0. management 0. options 1. total 1. organizational 1. flexibility 2. systematized 2. monitored 2. capability 3. parallel 3. reciprocal 3. mobility 4. functional 4. digital 4. programming 5. re

Fowler Gene


I've got a very bad feeling about this.

Foxx Redd


Carol's head ached as she trailed behind the unsmiling Calibrees along the block of booths. She chirruped at Kennicott, "Let's be wild! Let's ride on the merry-go-round and grab a gold ring!" Kennicott considered it, and mumbled to Calibree, "Thin

Frampton Peter


Go away, I'm all right.

Fran Lebowitz


Gay shlafen: Yiddish for "go to sleep". Now doesn't "gay shlafen" have a softer, more soothing sound than the harsh, staccato "go to sleep"? Listen to the difference: "Go to sleep, you little wretch!" ... "Gay shlafen, darling." Obvious, isn't

Fran Lebowitz


Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.

Fran Lebowitz


"I have just read your lousy review buried in the back pages. You sound like a frustrated old man who never made a success, an eight-ulcer man on a four-ulcer job, and all four ulcers working. I have never met you, but if I do you'll need a new nos

France Anatole


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

France Anatole


The average Ph.D thesis is nothing but the transference of bones from one graveyard to another.

France Anatole


The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

France Anatole


A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

France Anatole


We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.

France Anatole


No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

France Anatole


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

France Anatole


... Our second completely true news item was sent to me by Mr. H. Boyce Connell Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., where he is involved in a law firm. One thing I like about the South is, folks there care about tradition. If somebody gets handed a name like "H.

Franci KFOG San


If a man has a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Francis Brendan


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

Francis


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Francis


All art is but imitation of nature.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


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Frank Ann


Television is now so desperately hungry for material that it is scraping the top of the barrel.

Frank Costello


There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets truth.

Frank Costello


She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.

Frank Herbert


Never trust an automatic pistol or a D.A.'s deal.

Frank Herbert


There is no sin but ignorance.

Frank Herbert


The scum also rises.

Frank Herbert


Our swords shall play the orators for us.

Franklin B.


Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.

Franklin B.


"Elves and Dragons!" I says to him. "Cabbages and potatoes are better for you and me."

Franklin B.


Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Franklin B.


The great nations have always acted like gangsters and the small nations like prostitutes.

Franklin B.


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Franklin B.


The cart has no place where a fifth wheel could be used.

Franklin Ben


Has the great art and mystery of politics no apparent utility? Does it appear to be unqualifiedly ratty, raffish, sordid, obscene and low down, and its salient virtuosi a gang of umitigated scoundrels? Then let us not forget its high capacity to soo

Franklin Ben


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Franklin Ben


The broad mass of a nation... will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.

Franklin Benjamin


Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Franklin Benjamin


"World conquerors sometimes become fools, but fools never become world conquerors."

Franklin Benjamin


Term, holidays, term, holidays, till we leave school, and then work, work, work till we die.

Franklin Benjamin


The man who has never been flogged has never been taught.

Franklin Benjamin


There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore good." And one says, "This is new, and therefore better"

Franklin Benjamin


Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Franklin Benjamin


Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Franklin Benjamin


Plato, by the way, wanted to banish all poets from his proposed Utopia because they were liars. The truth was that Plato knew philosophers couldn't compete successfully with poets.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Fratianno


A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Fratianno


Heaven and earth were created all together in the same instant, on October 23rd, 4004 B.C. at nine o'clock in the morning.

Fratianno


He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Fred Allen


I think the world is run by C students.

Freud Sigmund


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of

Freud Sigmund


Any priest or shaman must be presumed guilty until proved innocent.

Friedman Milton


Already the spirit of our schooling is permeated with the feeling that every subject, every topic, every fact, every professed truth must be submitted to a certain publicity and impartiality. All proffered samples of learning must go to the same ass

Friendman Milton


Do not use that foreign word "ideals". We have that excellent native word "lies".

Friendman Milton


I steal.

Fright Nero Wolfe


Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Fringe Beyond the


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Fringe Beyond the


I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass.

Fritzlar Herbert von


Three o'clock in the afternoon is always just a little too late or a little too early for anything you want to do.

Frog Kermit the


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.

Fromme Squeaky


My own life has been spent chronicling the rise and fall of human systems, and I am convinced that we are terribly vulnerable. ... We should be reluctant to turn back upon the frontier of this epoch. Space is indifferent to what we do; it has no fe

Frost Robert


If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.

Frost Robert


The question is, why are politicians so eager to be president? What is it about the job that makes it worth revealing, on national television, that you have the ethical standards of a slime-coated piece of industrial waste?

Frost Robert


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.'

Frost Robert


"Listen to what I say, not what I mean. I mean ...."

Frost Robert


Ah, but a man's grasp should exceed his reach, Or what's a heaven for ?

Frost Robert


Forgive your enemies, but don't forget their names.

Frost Robert


Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.

Fry Christopher


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Fuldheim Dorothy


The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is: WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?

Fuller Buckminster


"Any news from the President on a successor?" he asked hopefully. "None," Anita replied. "She's having great difficulty finding someone qualified who is willing to accept the post." "Then I stay," said Dr. Fresh. "I'm not good for much, but I c

Fuller Buckminster


For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Fuller R. Buckminster


No man's ambition has a right to stand in the way of performing a simple act of justice.

Fuller R. Buckminster


If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one Maltese Falcon.

Fylstra Dan





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