Found 8,410 quotes starting with I:


In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
– Eldridge Cleaver
In producers, loafing is productive and no creator, of whatever magnitude, has ever been able to skip that stage, any more than a mother can skip gestation.
– Jacques Martin Barzun
In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.
– G. I. Gurdjieff
In prosperity our friends know us in adversity we know our friends.
– Churton Collins
In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
– John Churton Collins
In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.
– James Burgh
In pursuit of knowledge, something new is learned in pursuit of wisdom, something old is unlearned. To grow, we need to learn, unlearn and re-learn.
– Med Jones
In pursuit of knowledge, something new is learned. in pursuit of wisdom, something old is unlearned.
– Med Jones
In quarrels such as these not ours to intervene.
– Virgil
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them.
– John Selden
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves...self-discipline with all of them came first.
– Harry S Truman
In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
– Fran Lebowitz
In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.
– Hubert Humphrey
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
– Margaret Anderson
In reality the universe has no geometry.
– Kedar Joshi
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
– Peter McWilliams
in regards to academic pursuits..."the short-term stress is worth a lifetime of success!"
– Jemille Smith
In regards to my work, I am trying to create atmospheres. I am, perhaps, not so much interested in the questions of details but on the way that the light is absorbed or reflected by the surface. I employ the tension of light and shadow to heighten the suggestion of spiritual qualities, much like the Spanish Realists of the seventeenth century. And always I am trying to reflect the present. For the present contains the memory of the past, even though the painting is the result of an extensive span.
– Stephen Namara
In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing.
– Mark Twain
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination.
– Mark Twain
In reply to the question, What was it the last man on earth said Where is everybody
– Carl Sandburg
In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, licking the earth.
– Malcolm Muggeridge
In reviling, it is not necessary to prepare a preliminary draft.
– Chinese Proverb
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top.
– Benjamin Franklin
In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.
– Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko

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