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If the King's English was good enough for Jesus, it's good enough for me!
-- "Ma" Ferguson, Governor of Texas (circa 1920)

With every passing hour our solar system comes forty-three thousand miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no such thing as progress.
-- Ransom K. Ferm

A man who experiences no genuine satisfaction in life does not want peace... Men court war to escape meaninglessness and boredom, to be relieved of fear and frustration.
-- Nels F. S. Ferre

Some things are better than sex, and some are worse, but there's nothing exactly like it.
-- W. C. Fields

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.
-- John A. Fisher

Courtesy is an obligation; friendship a gift.
-- Loosely quoted Vilani proverb. via Mark Fletcher (TML)

Beauty when most unclothed is clothed best.
-- Phineas Fletcher

Twenty-five States allow anyone to buy a gun, strap it on, and walk down the street with no permit of any kind: some say it's crazy. However, 4 out of 5 US murders are committed in the other half of the country: so who is crazy?
-- Andrew Ford

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
-- Henry Ford

I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
-- E. M. Forster

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
-- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Nothing spoils a confession like repentance.
-- Anatole France

Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
-- Anatole France

That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a Maxim that has been long and generally approved.
-- Benjamin Franklin

There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
-- Benjamin Franklin, 'Letter to Quincy,' September 11, 1773

[I am] lord of myself, accountable to none.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Where liberty is, there is my country.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired!
-- Robert Frost

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