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It appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own airy citadel.
– John Keats
It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them.
– H. G. Wells, Preface of "The Complete Science-Fiction Treasury of H.G. Wells"
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
– Diane Ackerman
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic, is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
– Theodore Roosevelt
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
– Tacitus
It breaks immortality's neck. Contemplates crime and therefore halts it; It humbles barbarous nations, And makes of savages, champions! ("Por La Education")
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
It can be a bit irritating when someone asks me how the new film's coming along when I haven't worked on Harry Potter for two years. Generally speaking, I have no problem with it. Most actors go through their careers without ever being involved in something so spectacular, so I think it would be a bit ignorant of me to object to being associated with it. Harry Potter is an amazing thing. I'm not just being diplomatic here either. I'm still reminded regularly of what a unique experience it was.
– Sean Biggerstaff
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond-the-fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill-file.
– unattributed truth from r.g.frp
It can go on and on, or someone must write 'The End' to it. I have concluded that only I can do that. And if I can, I must.
– Gerald R. Ford
It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
– Charles Churchill
It cannot but be injurious to the human mind never to be called into effort: the habit of receiving pleasure without any exertion of thought, by the mere excitement of curiosity, and sensibility, may be justly ranked among the worst effects of habitual novel-reading.
– Coleridge
It citizenship would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other state whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, andwithout obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of the law for which a white man would be punished it citizenship would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went. And all this would be done in the face of the subject race of the same color, both free and slaves, inevitably producing discontent and insubordination among them, and endangering the peace and safety of the State.
– Roger B. Taney
It comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don't get on the wrong track or try to do too much.
– Steve Jobs
It could be said that the AIDS pandemic is a classic own-goal scored by the human race against itself.
– Anne
It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination... If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed.
– Annie Dillard
It could not be happening because this sort of thing did not happen. Any contradictory evidence could be safely ignored.
– Terry Pratchett, Jingo
It could probably be show by facts and figures that there is no distinctively native American criminal class except Congress.
– Mark Twain
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress.
– Mark Twain
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable everyday to the same human being.
– Benjamin Disraeli
It did not last: the devil howling "Ho! Let Einstein be!" restored the status quo.
– Sir John Collins Squire, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza
It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
– Max Beerbohm
It does matter not if the road ends; find another road!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
– Charles Kuralt
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
– J. K. Rowling
It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.
– J Tolkein

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