The Quote List

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Authors starting with F

 

F. Scott Fitzgerald – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald   Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders. – F. Scott Fitzgerald Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art. Read more…

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Fareed Zakaria – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Fareed Zakaria   Americans have so far put up with inequality because they felt they could change their status. They didn’t mind others being rich, as long as they had a path to move up as well. The American Dream is all about social mobility in Read more…

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Fiona Apple – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Fiona Apple   The age thing really bugs me. Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I’m 19? – Fiona Apple Because for whatever reason, even though I want to stay home all the time and be left alone, Read more…

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Florence Welch – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Florence Welch   I try to write lyrics so that they won’t age, which sort of leaves you with the big subjects like death and love and sex and violence. – Florence Welch I saw ‘The Artist.’ It’s really beautiful and it’s all done to the Read more…

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Fran Lebowitz – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Fran Lebowitz   Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good excuse not to play football. – Fran Lebowitz As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will Read more…

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Francesca Annis – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Francesca Annis   I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I’ve just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone’s 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in. – Francesca Annis Read more…

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Francis Bacon – 73 Quotes

  73 Quotes by Francis Bacon   Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy. – Francis Bacon I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. – Francis Bacon Wives are young men’s mistresses, companions Read more…

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Francis Ford Coppola – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Francis Ford Coppola   It’s ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn’t even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again. – Francis Ford Coppola I Read more…

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld – 100 Quotes

  100 Quotes by Francois de La Rochefoucauld   Only the contemptible fear contempt. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld We pardon to the extent that we love. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld Taste may change, but inclination never. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld One forgives to the degree that one Read more…

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Francois Hollande – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Francois Hollande   I perfectly understood President Obama’s attitude throughout the French presidential campaign. He had no reason to distance himself from Nicolas Sarkozy. It’s the basic solidarity that leaders who worked together owe to each other. – Francois Hollande An education program is, by definition, Read more…

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Francois Rabelais – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Francois Rabelais   Science without conscience is the death of the soul. – Francois Rabelais To good and true love fear is forever affixed. – Francois Rabelais I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my Read more…

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Frank Lloyd Wright – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Frank Lloyd Wright   Freedom is from within. – Frank Lloyd Wright Space is the breath of art. – Frank Lloyd Wright TV is chewing gum for the eyes. – Frank Lloyd Wright An idea is salvation by imagination. – Frank Lloyd Wright Mechanization best serves Read more…

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Frank Sinatra – 13 Quotes

  13 Quotes by Frank Sinatra   I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest. – Frank Sinatra Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing – if I respect the song. Read more…

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Frank Zappa – 13 Quotes

  13 Quotes by Frank Zappa   Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. – Frank Zappa No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to. – Frank Zappa One of my favorite Read more…

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Franklin D. Roosevelt – 42 Quotes

  42 Quotes by Franklin D. Roosevelt   If I went to work in a factory the first thing I’d do is join a union. – Franklin D. Roosevelt War is a contagion. – Franklin D. Roosevelt Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United Read more…

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Franz Kafka – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Franz Kafka   It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do Read more…

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Fred Allen – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Fred Allen   We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill Read more…

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Fred Durst – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Fred Durst   It’s amazing how, over time, a person’s perspective can be altered. – Fred Durst That’s your best friend and your worst enemy – your own brain. – Fred Durst When life was worrying about a car payment or a rent payment and a Read more…

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Freddie Mercury – 8 Quotes

  8 Quotes by Freddie Mercury   What will I be doing in twenty years’ time? I’ll be dead, darling! Are you crazy? – Freddie Mercury We’re a bit flashy, but the music’s not one big noise. – Freddie Mercury I was never too keen on the British music press. Read more…

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Frederick Douglass – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Frederick Douglass   If there is no struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress. – Frederick Douglass Read more…

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Freeman Dyson – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Freeman Dyson   We have no reason to think that climate change is harmful if you look at the world as a whole. Most places, in fact, are better off being warmer than being colder. And historically, the really bad times for the environment and for Read more…

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Friedrich Durrenmatt – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Friedrich Durrenmatt   Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason. – Friedrich Durrenmatt Pretend to be Read more…

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Friedrich Nietzsche – 121 Quotes

  121 Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche   When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. – Friedrich Nietzsche The doer alone learneth. – Friedrich Nietzsche Perhaps I know Read more…

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Friedrich Schiller – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Friedrich Schiller   Art is the daughter of freedom. – Friedrich Schiller The will of man is his happiness. – Friedrich Schiller Will it, and set to work briskly. – Friedrich Schiller Keep true to the dreams of your youth. – Friedrich Schiller Power is the Read more…

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