Future

The future is called “perhaps,” which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the only important thing is not to allow that to scare you. ~Tennessee Williams, Orpheus Descending, 1957 Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future. ~Ruth Benedict I read more…

Friendship

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. ~Douglas Pagels Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things. ~Author Unknown A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. ~Leo Buscaglia Only read more…

Freedom

The fact, in short, is that freedom, to be meaningful in an organized society must consist of an amalgam of hierarchy of freedoms and restraints. ~Samuel Hendel He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes read more…

Forgiveness

I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note – torn in two, and burned up so that it never can be shown against one. ~Henry Ward Beecher Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet read more…

Football

Football is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it. ~Heywood Hale Brown Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: [from academe] A modern school where football is taught. ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary Most read more…

Food

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. ~Jim Davis Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. ~Voltaire There is a lot more juice in grapefruit than read more…

Flying

I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn’t it be? – it is the same the angels breathe. ~Mark Twain, “Roughing It” You haven’t read more…

Flowers

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into. ~Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858 Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Hamatreya” I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. ~Emma Goldman People from a planet without flowers would think read more…

Flirtation

To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation. ~E.W. Howe If you’re a gifted flirt, talking about the price of eggs will do as well as any other subject. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960 Flirtation: attention without intention. ~Max O’Rell, John Bull and read more…

Fishing

There are two types of fisherman – those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish. ~Author Unknown Fishing is the sport of drowning worms. ~Author Unknown [T]his planet is covered with sordid men who demand that he who spends time fishing shall show returns in fish. ~Leonidas read more…