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We're not quarrelling! We're in complete agreement! We hate each other!
Nanette Fabray

To win against opponents, companies need strategies for three related tasks: outwitting, outmaneuvering, and outperforming competitors.
Liam Fahey

I've never felt better.
Douglas Fairbanks Sr.

The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do.
Nan Fairbrother

William Cuthbert Falkner - See William Faulkner.

The decision to do that extra bit must be embedded in the company's culture.
Tom Farmer

Problem children tend to grow up into problem adults and problem adults tend to produce more problem children.
David Farrington

A man shouldn't fool with booze until he's fifty; then he's a damn fool if he doesn't.
William Faulkner

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
William Faulkner

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
William A. Feather

You hit a reset button for the fall campaign; everything changes. It's almost like an Etch A Sketch. You can kind of shake it up and we start all over again.
Eric Fehrnstrom

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
Jules Feiffer

All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
François Fénelon

Being an old maid is like death by drowning - a really delightful sensation after you have ceased struggling.
Edna Ferber

Roast Beef, Medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.
Edna Ferber

I can see Russia from my house!
Tina Fey

I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring.
Richard Feynman

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
Jim Fiebig

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard.
Edgar Fiedler

If you have to forecast, forecast often.
Edgar Fiedler

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
Edgar Fiedler

How easy it is for a man to die rich, if he will but be contented to live miserable.
Henry Fielding

It hath been often said, that it is not death, but dying which is terrible.
Henry Fielding

I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake - which I also keep handy.
W. C. Fields

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
W. C. Fields

I was in love with a beautiful blonde once, dear. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.
W. C. Fields

Never give a sucker an even break.
W. C. Fields

Anytime you have a fiercely-competitive, change-oriented growth business where results count and merit matters, women will rise to the top.
Carly Fiorina

Business shouldn't be like sports, separating the men from the women.
Carly Fiorina

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher

No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

I realised that if you want to change something, nine times out of ten you can change it more effectively from within.
Niall FitzGerald

At office-managerial level ... you do not read more than the first two sentences of any given report. You believe that anything which cannot be put into two sentences is not worth attending to.
Penelope Fitzgerald

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
Zelda Fitzgerald

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - See Horace.

I love you.
Sean Flannagan

I'm just as wicked and nasty as Ted Bundy. I believe if I had not been arrested, I would have ended up being another Ted Bundy against homosexuals.
Sean Flannagan

Flo - See Florynce Kennedy.

Flo - See Florenz Ziegfeld.

So people think I'm lying about my age all the time? It's the records that are wrong. I've never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me, I say That's none of your business. So that means I've never once lied about my age. Now that's true!
Calista Flockhart

England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.
John Florio

I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it.
Errol Flynn

Administrative purpose usually outruns the facts. Indeed the administrative official's ardor for facts usually begins when he wants to change the facts!
Mary Parker Follett

We should never allow ourselves to be bullied by an either-or. There is often the possibility of something better than either of these two alternatives.
Mary Parker Follett

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
Jane Fonda

The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second disastrous.
Margot Fonteyn

How you start is important, but it is how you finish that counts. In the race for success, speed is less important than stamina. The sticker outlasts the sprinter.
Bertie Forbes

If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
Bertie Forbes

Real riches are the riches possessed inside.
Bertie Forbes

Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.
Malcolm Forbes

By the time we've made it, we've had it.
Malcolm Forbes

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes

To measure the man, measure his heart.
Malcolm Forbes

The sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
Miss C. F. Forbes

Growth is like creativity, it doesn't go along very neat, precise plans. You get clogged highways before you figure out a way to open up capacity. You get pollution before you figure out a way to fight it.
Steve Forbes

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M.D. after them.
Harrison Ford

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
Henry Ford

A handful of men have become very rich by paying attention to details that most others ignored.
Henry Ford

A manufacturer is not through with his customer when a sale is completed. He has then only started with his customer.
Henry Ford

Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.
Henry Ford

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Henry Ford

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Henry Ford

Sometimes it is the men higher up who most need revamping - and they themselves are the last to recognize it.
Henry Ford

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
Henry Ford

There are only two fools in this world. One is the millionaire who thinks that by hoarding money he can somehow accumulate real power, and the other is the penniless reformer who thinks that if only he can take the money away from one class and give it to another, all the world's ills will be cured.
Henry Ford

Whether you believe you can, or whether you believe you can't, you're absolutely right.
Henry Ford

A company needs smart young men with the imagination and the guts to turn everything upside down if they can. It also needs old figures to keep them from turning upside down those things that ought to be rightside up.
Henry Ford II

Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. Have I tried it? Um, probably in one of my drunken stupors.
Rob Ford

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
E. M. Forster

Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think is creation's.
E. M. Forster

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
E. M. Forster

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.
Gene Fowler

History books which contain no lies are extremely dull.
Anatole France

Imitation lies at the root of most human actions. A respectable person is one who conforms to custom. People are called good when they do as others do.
Anatole France

It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
Anatole France

Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes; men who like women never notice what they wear.
Anatole France

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
Anatole France

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

Until one has loved a dog, a part of one's soul remains unawaken.
Anatole France

We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods. It is not necessary to talk about these issues all the time.
Francis I

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
Anne Frank

The best remedy for those who are frightened, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere they can be alone, alone with the sky, nature and God. For then and only then can you feel that everything is as it should be and that God wants people to be happy amid nature's beauty and simplicity.
Anne Frank

Whatever happens in government could have happened differently, and it usually would have been better if it had.
Charles Frankel

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Victor Frankl

A dying man can do nothing easy.
Benjamin Franklin

A little neglect may breed mischief ... for want of a nail the shoe was lost.
Benjamin Franklin

A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.
Benjamin Franklin

All would live long, but none would be old.
Benjamin Franklin

At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Benjamin Franklin

Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.
Benjamin Franklin

Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin

Employ thy time well if thou meanest to get leisure.
Benjamin Franklin

God heals and the doctor takes the fees.
Benjamin Franklin

He that falls in love with himself, will have no rivals.
Benjamin Franklin

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Benjamin Franklin

He that lies down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.
Benjamin Franklin

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Benjamin Franklin

If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty.
Benjamin Franklin

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
Benjamin Franklin

If you would not be forgotten
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worth reading,
Or do things worth the writing.

Benjamin Franklin

If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
Benjamin Franklin

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin

Remember that time is money.
Benjamin Franklin

There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin

Nancy Freeman-Mitford - See Nancy Mitford.

How about this for a headline for tomorrow's paper? French fries.
James French

If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don't actually live longer; it just seems longer.
Clement Freud

All that matters is love and work.
Sigmund Freud

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now, they are content with burning my books.
Sigmund Freud

Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.
Betty Friedan

Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
Milton Friedman

The real problem for any government coming to power is to control the civil servants. They will all explain why it is quite impossible to do things other than the way they are currently done.
Milton Friedman

Fritz - See Walter Mondale.

Fritz - See E. F. Schumacher.

Frivolous Prince - See Jean Cocteau.

Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says I need you because I love you.
Erich Fromm

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
Erich Fromm

Infantile love follows the principle: I love because I am loved.
Mature love follows the principle: I am loved because I love.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you.
Mature love says: I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.
Erich Fromm

Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee.
David Frost

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost

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

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.

Robert Frost

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Robert Frost

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office.
Robert Frost

There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's the wife who can't cook and will.
Robert Frost

Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty.
Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

Those who invest only to get rich will fail. Those who invest to help others will probably succeed.
Art Fry

A cousin of mine who was a casualty surgeon in Manhattan tells me that he and his colleagues had a one-word nickname for bikers: Donors.
Stephen Fry

Love is metaphysical gravity.
Buckminster Fuller

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
Thomas Fuller

Kong Fuzi - See Confucius.