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For 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.
-- Albert Camus
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For knighthood is not in the feats of war,
As for to fight in quarrel right or wrong,
But in a cause which truth cannot defer:
He ought himself for to make sure and strong,
Just to keep mixt with mercy among:
And no quarrel a knight ought to take
But for a truth, or for the common's sake.
-- Stephen Hawes
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For men use, if they have an evil turn, to write it in marble:
and whoso doth us a good turn we write it in dust.
-- Sir Thomas More
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For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to
get themselves filed.
-- Clifton Fadiman
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For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier... I put them in
the same room and let them fight it out.
-- Stephen Wright
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For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier. I
put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
-- Steven Wright
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For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at
the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful
power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous
and bad music may be put on record forever.
-- Sir Arthur Sullivan, message to Edison, 1888
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For people who like that kind of book,
that is the kind of book they will like.
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Parachute. Used once.
Never opened. Slightly Stained.
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For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say
"Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.
-- Sandra Gotlieb, wife of the Canadian ambassador to the U.S.