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Definition of Folks

Folks

  1. In Anglo-Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe.
  2. People in general, or a separate class of people; -- generally used in the plural form, and often with a qualifying adjective; as, the old folks; poor folks.
  3. The persons of one's own family; as, our folks are all well.

Folks Quotations

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking.'
George W. Bush

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
H. L. Mencken

We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
Barack Obama

These days the technology can solve our problems and then some. Solutions may not only erase physical or mental deficits but leave patients better off than 'able-bodied' folks. The person who has a disability today may have a superability tomorrow.
Daniel H. Wilson
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Folks Translations

folks in German is Leute, Volk, Leute
folks in Italian is gente, volgo
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