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    Force

  1. The power that is supported by force alone will have cause often to tremble.
       -- Lajos Kossuth

  2. In this age of the rule of brute force, it is almost impossible for anyone to believe that any one else could possibly reject the law of the final supremacy of brute force.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  3. We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  4. When force is necessary, it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely. But one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to blend force with a maneuver, the blow with an agreement.
       -- Leon Trotsky

  5. Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  6. There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right.
       -- Woodrow Wilson

  7. Force rules the world, and not opinion; but opinion is that which makes use of force.
       -- Blaise Pascal

  8. Force is not a remedy.
       -- John Bright

  9. Right reason is stronger than force.
       -- James A. Garfield


    Foreign Policy

  10. By this I mean that a political society does not live to conduct foreign policy; it would be more correct to say that it conducts foreign policy in order to live.
       -- George F. Kennan

  11. The purpose of foreign policy is not to provide an outlet for our own sentiments of hope or indignation; it is to shape real events in a real world.
       -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy


    Forgiveness

  12. Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
       -- Jean Paul Richter

  13. He who forgiveth, and is reconciled unto his enemy, shall receive his reward from God; for he loveth not the unjust doers.
       -- Koran, sura 42

  14. I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note--torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  15. Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
       -- Ausonius

  16. It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
       -- Madame Dorothée Deluzy

  17. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  18. The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  19. There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
       -- Josh Billings

  20. Always forgive your enemies--nothing annoys them so much.
       -- Oscar Wilde

  21. To err is human; to forgive, divine.
       -- Alexander Pope

  22. A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.
       -- Ed Howe


    Fortune

  23. Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
       -- Sallust

  24. He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  25. Fortune is a great deceiver. She sells very dear the things she seems to give us.
       -- Vincent Voiture

  26. It is a madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because in herself she is nothing, but is ruled by prudence.
       -- John Dryden

  27. Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
       -- James Russell Lowell

  28. Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  29. Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.
       -- Douglas Jerrold

  30. Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
       -- Mark Twain

  31. Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
       -- Oliver Goldsmith


    Fraud

  32. The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself.
       -- Gamaliel Bailey

  33. All frauds, like the wall daubed with untempered mortar ... always tend to the decay of what they are devised to support.
       -- Richard Whately

  34. The more gross the fraud the more glibly will it go down, and the more greedily be swallowed, since folly will always find faith where impostors will find imprudence.
       -- Charles Caleb Colton

  35. It is fraud to accept what you cannot repay.
       -- Publilius Syrus

  36. For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame.
       -- Charles Simmons

  37. Keep a cow, and the milk won't have to be watered but once.
       -- Josh Billings


    Freedom

  38. Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.
       -- Cicero

  39. The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.
       -- Eric Hoffer

  40. We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.
       -- Thomas Paine

  41. The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
       -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  42. A man's worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.
       -- Thomas Huxley

  43. No man is free who is not a master of himself.
       -- Epictetus

  44. We are not free, it was not intended we should be. A book of rules is placed in our cradle, and we never get rid of it until we reach our graves. Then we are free, and only then.
       -- Ed Howe

  45. A hungry man is not a free man.
       -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  46. When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
       -- Charles Evans Hughes

  47. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  48. I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.
       -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  49. Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
       -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

  50. In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility--I welcome it.
       -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  51. For what avail the plough or sail,
    Or land or life, if freedom fail?
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  52. Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  53. Freedom rings where opinions clash.
       -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  54. To be what no one ever was,
    To be what everyone has been:
    Freedom is the mean of those
    Extremes that fence all effort in.
       -- Mark Van Doren

  55. Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
       -- Thomas Paine

  56. Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.
       -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  57. The greatest Glory of a free-born People, Is to transmit that Freedom to their Children.
       -- William Havard

  58. The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
       -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  59. You can muffle the drum, and you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who shall command the skylark not to sing?
       -- Kahlil Gibran

  60. No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
       -- Douglas MacArthur

  61. A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.
       -- Kemal Atatürk

  62. Yet we can maintain a free society only if we recognize that in a free society no one can win all the time. No one can have his own way all the time, and no one is right all the time.
       -- Richard M. Nixon

  63. We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
       -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  64. Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
       -- Albert Camus

  65. I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
       -- Simone de Beauvoir


    Freedom of the Press

  66. Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.
       -- Thomas Jefferson

  67. The liberty of the press is a blessing when we are inclined to write against others, and a calamity when we find ourselves overborne by the multitude of our assailants.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  68. Let it be impressed upon your minds, let it be instilled into your children, that the liberty of the press is the palladium of all the civil, political, and religious rights.
       -- Junius

  69. The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty.
       -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  70. The press is not only free, it is powerful. That power is ours. It is the proudest that man can enjoy.
       -- Benjamin Disraeli

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