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Yevtushenko has... an ego that can crack crystal at a distance of twenty feet.

Fadiman Clifton


The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Fadiman Clifton


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Fadiman Clifton


If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.

Fadiman Clifton


The two party system ... is a triumph of the dialectic. It showed that two could be one and one could be two and had probably been fabricated by Hegel for the American market on a subcontract from General Dynamics.

Far Kilgore Trout


Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Faulkner William


How do you explain school to a higher intelligence?

Faulkner William


Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Fawcett-Majors Farrah


You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

Fee Elizabeth


My dear People. My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses and Proudfoots. Also my good Sackville Bagginses that I w

Feibleman James


The price of success in philosophy is triviality.

Feiffer J.


When I saw a sign on the freeway that said, "Los Angeles 445 miles," I said to myself, "I've got to get out of this lane."

Feiffer J.


Having nothing, nothing can he lose.

Feirstein Bruce


Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at the blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Fenelon Francois


Burnt Sienna. That's the best thing that ever happened to Crayolas.

Feodor Dostoevsky


A Galileo could no more be elected president of the United States than he could be elected Pope of Rome. Both high posts are reserved for men favored by God with an extraordinary genius for swathing the bitter facts of life in bandages of self-illus

Ferdinand Marechal Foch


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.

Fiebig Jim


I hate dying.

Fields W.C.


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

Fields W.C.


The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Fields W.C.


If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Fields W.C.


A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Finley J.H.


Feminists say 60 percent of the country's wealth is in the hands of women. They're letting men hold the other 40 percent because their handbags are full.

Finley Peter Dunne


Ever get the feeling that the world's on tape and one of the reels is missing?

Fisher John


Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.

Fishhawk Prof. Cosmo


Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Fitch G.


If you laid all of our laws end to end, there would be no end.

Fitzgera F. Scott


When you say that you agree to a thing in principle, you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Fitzgera F. Scott


Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Fitzgerald F. Scott


A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."

Flagg Reuben


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Flaubert


"I wonder", he said to himself, "what's in a book while it's closed. Oh, I know it's full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, there's a whole story with people I don't know yet

Florio John


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

Floyd Mengot


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

Flynn Errol


The Crown is full of it!

Foote Samuel


In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy.

Ford Henry


Even the clearest and most perfect circumstantial evidence is likely to be at fault, after all, and therefore ought to be received with great caution. Take the case of any pencil, sharpened by any woman; if you have witnesses, you will find she did

Foreman John


When I have one foot in the grave I will tell the truth about women. I shall tell it, jump into my coffin, pull the lid over me, and say, "Do what you like now."

Forster E.M.


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.

Forward R.L.


A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Fosdick Harry Emerson


Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.

Fowler Gene


Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.

Foxx Redd


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Frampton Peter


No group of professionals meets except to conspire against the public at large.

Fran Lebowitz


The nearer to the church, the further from God.

Fran Lebowitz


"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."

Fran Lebowitz


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

France Anatole


To generalize is to be an idiot.

France Anatole


Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.

France Anatole


If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

France Anatole


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.

France Anatole


Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.

France Anatole


"There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial: both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him during the trial."

France Anatole


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

France Anatole


A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Franci KFOG San


What a bonanza! An unknown beginner to be directed by Lubitsch, in a script by Wilder and Brackett, and to play with Paramount's two superstars, Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert, and to be beaten up by both of them!

Francis Brendan


A committee is a group that keeps the minutes and loses hours.

Francis


In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Francis


Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

Francisc Colin Bowles San


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

Frank Ann


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Frank Costello


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Frank Costello


How apt the poor are to be proud.

Frank Herbert


The politician is someone who deals in man's problems of adjustment. To ask a politician to lead us is to ask the tail of a dog to lead the dog.

Frank Herbert


All art is but imitation of nature.

Frank Herbert


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?

Frank Herbert


The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. Some of their most esteemed inventions have no other apparent purpose, for example, the dinner party of more than two, the epic poem, and the

Franklin B.


War spares not the brave, but the cowardly.

Franklin B.


Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Franklin B.


After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Franklin B.


Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Franklin B.


When the ax entered the forest, the trees said, "The handle is one of us!"

Franklin B.


The Bible says that woman was the last thing God made. Evidently He made her on Saturday night. She reveals his fatigue.

Franklin Ben


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

Franklin Ben


If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!

Franklin Ben


For there are moments when one can neither think nor feel. And if one can neither think nor feel, she thought, where is one?

Franklin Benjamin


[He] took me into his library and showed me his books, of which he had a complete set.

Franklin Benjamin


You have to run as fast as you can just to stay where you are. If you want to get anywhere, you'll have to run much faster.

Franklin Benjamin


If ever the pleasure of one has to be bought by the pain of the other, there better be no trade. A trade by which one gains and the other loses is a fraud.

Franklin Benjamin


When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.

Franklin Benjamin


Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

Franklin Benjamin


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Franklin Benjamin


Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Franklin Benjamin


Better tried by twelve than carried by six.

Franklin Benjamin


If I could reach, I'd never leave the house.

Franklin Benjamin


Necessity has no law.

Fratianno


Just close your eyes, tap your heels together three times, and think to yourself, `There's no place like home.'

Fratianno


The fact that people are poor or discriminated against doesn't necessarily endow them with any special qualities of justice, nobility, charity or compassion.

Fratianno


Objectivity is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.

Fred Allen


It is either through the influence of narcotic potions, of which all primitive peoples and races speak in hymns, or through the powerful approach of spring, penetrating with joy all of nature, that those Dionysian stirrings arise, which in their int

Freud Sigmund


The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.

Freud Sigmund


Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

Friedman Milton


Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks the tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair, hot wench in flame-colored taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous to

Friendman Milton


A dead man cannot bite.

Friendman Milton


Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

Fright Nero Wolfe


It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.

Fringe Beyond the


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Fringe Beyond the


Someone did a study of the three most-often-heard phrases in New York City. One is "Hey, taxi." Two is, "What train do I take to get to Bloomingdale's?" And three is, "Don't worry. It's just a flesh wound."

Fritzlar Herbert von


XXVI: If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. XXVII: Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank. XXVIII: It is better to be the r

Frog Kermit the


The Israelis are the Doberman pinschers of the Middle East. They treat the Arabs like postmen.

Fromme Squeaky


Many a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can't understand his own meaning.

Frost Robert


It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.

Frost Robert


"Are you police officers?" "No, ma'am. We're musicians."

Frost Robert


Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war, you can only be killed once.

Frost Robert


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

Frost Robert


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

Frost Robert


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Frost Robert


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Fry Christopher


Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.

Fuldheim Dorothy


Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Fuller Buckminster


I'd be a poorer man if I'd never seen an eagle fly.

Fuller Buckminster


One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.

Fuller R. Buckminster


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.

Fuller R. Buckminster


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

Fylstra Dan





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