This is a compilation of the F Quotations. These quotations have a theme that starts with the letter F.
As you review, you will note that some Quotations starting with the letter F actually will fit into two different themes.
It is also important to know that some of the quotations contain a type of English we no longer speak. Others contain Latin words. This does not discount its quality or usability. It can add flavor to our speech. If your from a part of the world that speaks English but is not familiar with old English or Latin, it might be interesting and even funny to the audience to know the history of the language.
The history of the quote can add an aside, by changing your tone. giving the explanation, and then return to the talk without missing a beat.
When using quotes, consider limiting them to only one or at the most two. too many and the meaning and power of the quote will be lost.
Enjoy the F Quotations.
Failure"Success has many parents (Fathers, Mothers) but failure is an orphan. Versions "Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan." Made popular by President John F. Kennedy as while assuming responsibility for the Bay of Pigs. Used by the Italian diplomat, and son-in-law of Mussolini, Count Caleazzo Ciano (1903-44) in 1942. La victoria trova cento padri, e nessuno vuole riconoscere l'insuccesso. - The Ciano Diaries 1939-1943. Vol. 2. Found in varying forms including "Success has many parents."
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