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The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Fadiman Clifton


When the sun shineth, make hay.

Fadiman Clifton


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Fadiman Clifton


A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.

Fadiman Clifton


Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Far Kilgore Trout


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

Faulkner William


The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

Faulkner William


All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Fawcett-Majors Farrah


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.

Fee Elizabeth


Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Feibleman James


If a man stay away from his wife for seven years, the law presumes the separation to have killed him; yet according to our daily experience, it might well prolong his life.

Feiffer J.


Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Feiffer J.


In charity there is no excess.

Feirstein Bruce


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Fenelon Francois


When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.

Feodor Dostoevsky


"If a camel flies, no one laughs if it doesn't get very far."

Ferdinand Marechal Foch


Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Fiebig Jim


Charity begins at home.

Fields W.C.


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Fields W.C.


One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.

Fields W.C.


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.

Fields W.C.


"Earth is a great, big funhouse without the fun."

Finley J.H.


"No job too big; no fee too big!"

Finley Peter Dunne


Necessity hath no law.

Fisher John


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

Fishhawk Prof. Cosmo


Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Fitch G.


A violent man will die a violent death.

Fitzgera F. Scott


There's no such thing as an original sin.

Fitzgera F. Scott


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

Fitzgerald F. Scott


"Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work"

Flagg Reuben


Nice guys finish last.

Flaubert


When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Florio John


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Floyd Mengot


He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Flynn Errol


Let's remind ourselves that last year's fresh idea is today's cliche.

Foote Samuel


The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Ford Henry


Business will be either better or worse.

Foreman John


Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Forster E.M.


The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.

Forward R.L.


The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Fosdick Harry Emerson


If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?

Fowler Gene


Neckties strangle clear thinking.

Foxx Redd


Know what I hate most? Rhetorical questions.

Frampton Peter


Let sleeping dogs lie.

Fran Lebowitz


Piece of cake!

Fran Lebowitz


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Fran Lebowitz


Rotten wood cannot be carved.

France Anatole


Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.

France Anatole


Optimism is the content of small men in high places.

France Anatole


If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

France Anatole


Who does not trust enough will not be trusted.

France Anatole


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.

France Anatole


The major sin is the sin of being born.

France Anatole


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

France Anatole


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

Franci KFOG San


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Francis Brendan


There's nothing worse for your business than extra Santa Clauses smoking in the men's room.

Francis


Imagine what we can imagine!

Francis


Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.

Francisc Colin Bowles San


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Frank Ann


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Frank Costello


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

Frank Costello


Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Frank Herbert


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Frank Herbert


A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.

Frank Herbert


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Frank Herbert


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

Franklin B.


Fortune and love befriend the bold.

Franklin B.


I'll turn over a new leaf.

Franklin B.


Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.

Franklin B.


I paid a visit to my local precinct in Greenwich Village and asked a sergeant to show me some rape statistics. He politely obliged. That month there had been thirty-five rape complaints, an advance of ten over the same month for the previous year.

Franklin B.


Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Franklin B.


I value kindness to human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper, and old men

Franklin Ben


Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Franklin Ben


... 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.

Franklin Ben


Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Franklin Benjamin


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Franklin Benjamin


After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.

Franklin Benjamin


The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.

Franklin Benjamin


If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some.

Franklin Benjamin


Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Franklin Benjamin


Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits.

Franklin Benjamin


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

Franklin Benjamin


Take what you can use and let the rest go by.

Fratianno


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

Fratianno


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

Fratianno


Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Fred Allen


That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

Freud Sigmund


Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repainting.

Freud Sigmund


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

Friedman Milton


If happiness is in your destiny, you need not be in a hurry.

Friendman Milton


Well begun is half done.

Friendman Milton


"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."

Fright Nero Wolfe


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

Fringe Beyond the


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Fringe Beyond the


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Fritzlar Herbert von


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Frog Kermit the


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

Fromme Squeaky


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.

Frost Robert


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

Frost Robert


You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Frost Robert


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

Frost Robert


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Frost Robert


I love treason but hate a traitor.

Frost Robert


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

Frost Robert


Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.

Fry Christopher


America, I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

Fuldheim Dorothy


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

Fuller Buckminster


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Fuller Buckminster


"Hi, I'm Preston A. Mantis, president of Consumers Retail Law Outlet. As you can see by my suit and the fact that I have all these books of equal height on the shelves behind me, I am a trained legal attorney. Do you have a car or a job? Do you ever

Fuller R. Buckminster


Nothing endures but change.

Fuller R. Buckminster


Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Fylstra Dan





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