Founder

Founder (Fod.) or Founders may refer to:

  • Entrepreneur, the starter of a private or public company
  • Philanthropist, the starter of a charity
  • Founding Fathers - see list of national founders
  • Founder, a metallurgist who operates a foundry
  • Founder, a hoof ailment caused by Laminitis
  • Founder (IRC), management status for Internet Relay Chat
  • Founders (Star Trek), a subrace of the fictional Changeling race
  • To founder/foundering, a nautical term for a shipwreck (accident)
  • The Founder, the student newspaper at Royal Holloway, University of London

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Famous quotes containing the word founder:

    Women ... are completely alone, though they were born and bred upon this soil, as if they belonged to another class in creation.
    “Jennie June” Croly 1829–1901, U.S. founder of the woman’s club movement, journalist, author, editor. F, Demorest’s Illustrated Monthly Mirror of Fashions, pp. 363-4 (December 1870)

    In the midst of this chopping sea of civilized life, such are the clouds and storms and quicksands and thousand-and-one items to be allowed for, that a man has to live, if he would not founder and go to the bottom and not make his port at all, by dead reckoning, and he must be a great calculator indeed who succeeds.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A restaurant is a fantasy—a kind of living fantasy in which diners are the most important members of the cast.
    Warner Leroy, U.S. restaurateur, founder of Maxwell’s Plum restaurant, New York City. New York Times (July 9, 1976)