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It is a common remark that men talk most who think least; just as frogs cease their quacking when a light is brought to the water-side.
– Richter
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It is a common saying that punctuality is the soul of business. But besides that, I'm propagating that punctuality is as well an indispensable factor of genuine success. That's because, anyone who dares to take the right step/action towards anything, at the right time and at the right proportion is bound to succeed or emerge a success.
– Emeasoba George
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It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments.
– Michel de Montaigne
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It is a commonplace that the history of civilisation is largely the history of weapons. In particular, the connection between the discovery of gunpowder and the overthrow of feudalism by the bourgeoisie has been pointed out over and over again. And though I have no doubt exceptions can be brought forward, I think the following rule would be found to be generally true that ages in which the dominant weapon is expensive or difficult to make will be ages of despotism, whereas when the dominant weapon is cheap and simple, the common people have a chance. Thus, for example, tanks, battleships and bombing planes are inherently tyrannical weapons, while rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon --so long as there is no answer to it-- gives claws to the weak.
– George Orwell
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It is a condition which confronts usnot a theory.
– Grover Cleveland
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It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery.
– Publilius Syrus
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It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor... When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man.
– Herbert Clark Hoover
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It is a curious thing ... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
– Evelyn Waugh
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It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
– Evelyn Waugh
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It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize how much you love them.
– Agatha Christie
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It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen that is the common right of humanity.
– Seneca
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It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
– Seneca
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It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
– Cato the Elder
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It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
– Jean de La Fontaine
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It is a familiar beast to man, and signifies love.
– William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 1 scene 1
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It is a far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
– Charles Dickens, A Tale Of Two Cities
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It is a far, far better thing that I do now, then I have ever done before... it is a far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known before.
– Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
– Charles Dickens
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
– Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
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It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put on the troubled seas of thought.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
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It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
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It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love.
– Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molire
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It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
– D. H. Lawrence
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It is a good answer that knows when to stop.
– Italian Proverb
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It is a good habit to thank always the bridge which takes you to the other side or to mention the name of the bridge or to take the photo of it or to repair it if you can! In short, do something good for those who do goodness for you!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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