Quotation Explorer - 'Fond'

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
The fool multitude, that choose by show, not learning more than the fond eye doth teach. - William Shakespeare
It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
The gods too are fond of a joke. - Aristotle
It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it. - Ogden Nash
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer. - Alfred North Whitehead
Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half- way to meet it.
People are fond of spouting out the old clich%uFFFD about how Van Gogh never sold a painting in his lifetime. Somehow his example serves to justify to us, decades later, that there is somehow merit in utter failure. Perhaps, but the man did commit suicide. - Hugh Macleod
It is good that war is so terrible, or we should become too fond of itRobert E. Lee - Greg Seeley
THE FOND OLD COUPLE WASDISAPPEARING TOGETHER THROUGHSUCCESSIVE AMPUTATIONS. - Jenny Holzer
People who have what they want are very fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they don't want it. - Ogden Nash
Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time. - Haruki Murakami
...as I am not fond of giving advice,having seldom seen it taken - Benjamin Franklin
It is well that war is so terrible, or we would grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
Latter-day scepticism is fond of calling itself progressive; but scepticism is really reactionary. Scepticism goes back; it attempts to unsettle what has already been settled. Instead of trying to break up new fields with its plough, it simply tries to break up the plough. - G.K. Chesterton
How can one not be fond of something that the Daily Mail despises? - Stephen Fry
People are very fond of giving away what they need most themselves. It is what I call the depth of generosity. - Oscar Wilde
The characters in my novels are my own unrealised possibilities. That is why I am equally fond of them all and equally horrified by them. Each one has crossed a border that I myself have circumvented. - Milan Kundera
As I’m fond of saying, if you want to find utopia, take a sharp right on money and a sharp left on sex and it’s straight ahead. - Penn Jillette
Never so fond of poetry, thou I found my life rhyming with. - Iraniya Naynesh
I am not fond of speaking about politics because I don't have in my possession an army of 200,000 soldiers.
Fond memories are some of the richest possessions you can have. They never wear away no matter how often you reuse them ! - Rj Barber
Quiconque lutte contre des monstres devrait prendre garde, dans le combat, à ne pas devenir monstre lui-même. Et quant à celui qui scrute le fond de l'abysse, l'abysse le scrute à son tour. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it. - Douglas Jerrold
If you love yourself the most at your happiest moments, there is no reason not to be fond of who you are in the dark. - Ashly Lorenzana
If a man tells you that he is fond of the Imitation, view him with sudden suspicion; he is either a dabbler or a Saint. - Ronald Knox
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions. - Christopher Henry Dawson
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. - Winston S. Churchill
People of limited intelligence are fond of talking about "these days," imagining that they have discovered and appraised the peculiarities of "these days" and that human nature changes with the times. - Leo Tolstoy
they're so fond of Liberty in this part of the globe, that they buy her and sell her and carry her to market with 'em. They've such a passion for Liberty, that they can't help taking liberties with her. - Charles Dickens
I am excessively fond of music, but without the smallest skill or right of judging of anybody's performance. - Jane Austen
Those who are fond of settling things to rights have no great objection to seeing them wrong. - William Hazlitt
I am not fond of Money but what i have to do in order to get it, i am fond of what i get in exchange for it's worth rather than money itself. - Sachin Kumar Puli
Thousands of years ago--in times we are fond of calling "primitive" (since this renders us "modern" without having to exert ourselves further to earn this qualification)... - Thomas Szasz
If you manage to live long enough, most of your greatest fears become fond memories to look back on. - Ashly Lorenzana
You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable. - Marguerite Duras
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
A man ought to be able to be fond of his wife without making a fool of himself about her. - George Bernard Shaw
I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there. - Confucius
The day when on the cover of my books, my name will appear in bigger fond than the title of my book- I will stop writing because that would be the death of the writer in me. - Kirtida Gautam
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