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An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
– William JamesRate it:
An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.
– George SantayanaRate it:
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
– Sacha GuitryRate it:
An ideal world is left as an exercise to the reader.
– Paul GrahamRate it:
An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.
– Sydney HarrisRate it:
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
– Henry FordRate it:
An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out.
– Will RogersRate it:
An ignorant person is poorer than the man who has no money.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
An impactful person/life is anyone/any life that adds value to other lives. Now, until you are passionate/determined you can't/won't impact other people's lives positively.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
An important antidote to American democracy is American gerontocracy. The positions of eminence and authority in Congress are allotted in accordance with length of service, regardless of quality. Superficial observers have long criticized the United States for making a fetish of youth. This is unfair. Uniquely among modern organs of public and private administration, its national legislature rewards senility.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents . . . Its opponents gradually die out and the growing generation is familiar with the idea from the beginning.
– Max Karl Ernst Ludwig PlanckRate it:
An improper mind is a perpetual feast.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
An income tax form is like a laundry list -- either way you lose your shirt.
– Fred AllenRate it:
An incompetent attorney can delay a trial for months or years. A competent attorney can delay one even longer.
– Evelle J. YoungerRate it:
An Indian tribe is sovereign to the extent that the U.S. permits it to be sovereign.
– Russell SmithRate it:
An indiscreet man is more hurtful than an ill-natured one; for as the latter will only attack his enemies, and those he wishes ill to, the other injures indifferently both his friends and foes.
– AddisonRate it:
An individual cannot know what he is till he has made himself real by action.
– UnknownRate it:
An individual's reality model can be right or wrong, complete or incomplete. As a rule it will be both incomplete and wrong...
– Dietrich DörnerRate it:
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
– Lord ChesterfieldRate it:
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
An innocent bird is not innocent from the insect’s point of view! Only man can attain the rank of innocence through becoming a peaceful vegetarian!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
An inquisitive mind is the only means of travelling from the world of expectations to Reality
– Siddharth AstirRate it:

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