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Letter "F" » former
«Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.»
«A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity, but a weak one is odious in the former, and contemptible in the latter»
«Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.»
«However incompatible the spirit of Jesus and armed force may be, and however unpleasant it may be to acknowledge the fact, as a matter of plain history the latter has often made it possible for the former to survive»
«(on seeing a former lover for the first time in years) I thought I told you to wait in the car.»
«Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.»
«As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.»
«Infinities and indivisibles transcend our finite understanding, the former on account of their magnitude, the latter because of their smallness; Imagine what they are when combined.»
«A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.»
«It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. - former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt»