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Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.

Fadiman Clifton


Best Mistakes In Films In his "Filmgoer's Companion", Mr. Leslie Halliwell helpfully lists four of the cinema's greatest moments which you should get to see if at all possible. In "Carmen Jones", the camera tracks with Dorothy Dandridge down a st

Fadiman Clifton


Chapter 1 The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Fadiman Clifton


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Fadiman Clifton


"The Army is a place where you get up early in the morning to be yelled at by people with short haircuts and tiny brains."

Far Kilgore Trout


"It don't matter, Sail, ... Could be worse. The fam'ly might be donatin' the proceeds to the Cath'lic Church, or the Mormons or somethin'. One cult's the same another."

Faulkner William


The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

Faulkner William


What an artist dies with me!

Fawcett-Majors Farrah


IV. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is greater than or equal to the time it takes for whoever knocked it off the ledge to spiral down twenty flights to attempt to capture it unbroken. Such an object is inevitably price

Fee Elizabeth


Satire is tragedy plus time.

Feibleman James


Anything is possible on paper.

Feiffer J.


Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Feiffer J.


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Feirstein Bruce


As to Jesus of Nazareth... I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes, and I have, with most of the present Dissent

Fenelon Francois


I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing...

Feodor Dostoevsky


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Ferdinand Marechal Foch


The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks.

Fiebig Jim


It's is not, it isn't ain't, and it's it's, not its, if you mean it is. If you don't, it's its. Then too, it's hers. It isn't her's. It isn't our's either. It's ours, and likewise yours and theirs.

Fields W.C.


The most common given name in the world is Mohammad; the most common family name in the world is Chang. Can you imagine the enormous number of people in the world named Mohammad Chang?

Fields W.C.


You or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Fields W.C.


The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Fields W.C.


If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

Finley J.H.


What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free meandering brook.

Finley Peter Dunne


Innovation is hard to schedule.

Fisher John


The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Fishhawk Prof. Cosmo


"You little (such a one who, while wearing a copper nose ring, stands in a footbath atop Mount Raruaruaha during a heavy thunderstorm and shouts that Alohura, Goddess of Lightning, has the facial features of a diseased uloruaha root)!"

Fitch G.


If we see the light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of an oncoming train.

Fitzgera F. Scott


A statesman is a politician who's been dead 10 or 15 years.

Fitzgera F. Scott


Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.

Fitzgerald F. Scott


You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Flagg Reuben


The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

Flaubert


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Florio John


Then, gently touching my face, she hesitated for a moment as her incredible eyes poured forth into mine love, joy, pain, tragedy, acceptance, and peace. "'Bye for now," she said warmly.

Floyd Mengot


Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

Flynn Errol


You first have to decide whether to use the short or the long form. The short form is what the Internal Revenue Service calls "simplified", which means it is designed for people who need the help of a Sears tax-preparation expert to distinguish betwe

Foote Samuel


"Spare no expense to save money on this one."

Ford Henry


Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.

Foreman John


Scratch the average female and you'll find a purring bundle... at the ready to love and honor, bake a torte and still produce quintuplets.

Forster E.M.


One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.

Forward R.L.


Yes, I've now got this nice little apartment in New York, one of those L-shaped ones. Unfortunately, it's a lower case l.

Fosdick Harry Emerson


I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.

Fowler Gene


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

Foxx Redd


Prediction is very difficult, especially of the future.

Frampton Peter


The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Fran Lebowitz


To add insult to injury.

Fran Lebowitz


The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Fran Lebowitz


"I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path."

France Anatole


Ninety percent of the time things turn out worse than you thought they would. The other ten percent of the time you had no right to expect that much.

France Anatole


Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

France Anatole


If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

France Anatole


A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins itself, and that is

France Anatole


She applies her lipstick in spite of its contents: "greasy rouge, containing crushed and dried insect corpses for coloring, beeswax for stiffness, and olive oil to help it flow - the latter having the unfortunate tendency to go rancid several hours a

France Anatole


Talkers are no good doers.

France Anatole


Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

France Anatole


Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.

Franci KFOG San


Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

Francis Brendan


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.

Francis


A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Francis


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.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Frank Ann


The older I grow, the less important the comma becomes. Let the reader catch his own breath.

Frank Costello


Dianetics is a milestone for man comparable to his discovery of fire and superior to his invention of the wheel and the arch.

Frank Costello


I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.

Frank Herbert


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Frank Herbert


The world wants to be deceived.

Frank Herbert


Would it help if I got out and pushed?

Frank Herbert


A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)

Franklin B.


Confucius say too much.

Franklin B.


The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Franklin B.


If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.

Franklin B.


... but as records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witch

Franklin B.


I have just enough white in me to make my honesty questionable.

Franklin B.


NAPOLEON: What shall we do with this soldier, Giuseppe? Everything he says is wrong. GIUSEPPE: Make him a general, Excellency, and then everything he says will be right.

Franklin Ben


As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalize and legitimize these distinctions.

Franklin Ben


Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Franklin Ben


He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Franklin Benjamin


If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Franklin Benjamin


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Franklin Benjamin


Gratitude and treachery are merely the two extremities of the same procession. You have seen all of it that is worth staying for when the band and the gaudy officials have gone by.

Franklin Benjamin


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

Franklin Benjamin


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Franklin Benjamin


Sorry 'bout that sweat, honey. That's just holy water.

Franklin Benjamin


Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Franklin Benjamin


The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.

Franklin Benjamin


I believe that the moment is near when by a procedure of active paranoiac thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.

Franklin Benjamin


Who dat who say "who dat" when I say "who dat"?

Fratianno


A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.

Fratianno


Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Fratianno


Harp not on that string.

Fred Allen


I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Freud Sigmund


The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

Freud Sigmund


The Worst Jury A murder trial at Manitoba in February 1978 was well advanced, when one juror revealed that he was completely deaf and did not have the remotest clue what was happening. The judge, Mr. Justice Solomon, asked him if he had heard any

Friedman Milton


The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.

Friendman Milton


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Friendman Milton


Do not seek death; death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

Fright Nero Wolfe


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Fringe Beyond the


Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

Fringe Beyond the


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Fritzlar Herbert von


General notions are generally wrong.

Frog Kermit the


The majority of the stupid is invincible and guaranteed for all time. The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency.

Fromme Squeaky


My experience with government is when things are non-controversial, beautifully co-ordinated and all the rest, it must be that not much is going on.

Frost Robert


We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

Frost Robert


There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless. Observe the ass, for instance: his character is about perfect, he is the choicest spirit among all the humbler animals, yet see what rid

Frost Robert


A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.

Frost Robert


Don't guess

Frost Robert


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Frost Robert


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Frost Robert


For courage mounteth with occasion.

Fry Christopher


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Fuldheim Dorothy


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

Fuller Buckminster


I appreciate the fact that this draft was done in haste, but some of the sentences that you are sending out in the world to do your work for you are loitering in taverns or asleep beside the highway.

Fuller Buckminster


With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law; and every time they make a law it's a joke.

Fuller R. Buckminster


I am convinced that the truest act of courage is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally nonviolent struggle for justice. To be a man is to suffer for others.

Fuller R. Buckminster


We can embody the truth, but we cannot know it.

Fylstra Dan





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