Found 8,378 quotes starting with I:

Skip to:IIAIBIC - IEIF - IHII - IKIL - INIO - IQIR - ITIU - IWIX - IZ

It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
– Voltaire
Rate it:
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
– Henry David Thoreau
Rate it:
It is an observation no less just than common that there is no stronger test of a man?s real character than power and authority, exciting, as they do, every passion, and discovering every latent vice.
– Plutarch
Rate it:
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
– Oscar Wilde
Rate it:
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
– Robert G. Ingersoll
Rate it:
It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
– Conan Doyle
Rate it:
It is an old observation that wise men grow usually wiser as they grow older, and fools more foolish.
– Wieland
Rate it:
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
– Maxwell Maltz
Rate it:
It is an undeniable privilege of every man to prove himself right in the thesis that the world is his enemy; for if he reiterates it frequently enough and makes it the background of his conduct he is bound eventually to be right.
– George F. Kennan
Rate it:
It is an utter shame to spend millions on the sanctuaries while millions are dying of hunger! Institutional religion must go to Hell even only for this infamy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Rate it:
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
– Ovid
Rate it:
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
– Henry James
Rate it:
It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Rate it:
It is as hard to take success as it is failure.
– Louise Nevelson
Rate it:
It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
– Frederick Buechner
Rate it:
It is as natural to die as to be born and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis Bacon
Rate it:
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis Bacon
Rate it:
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
– Ulysses
Rate it:
It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
– Elizabeth II
Rate it:
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
– Margaret Fuller
Rate it:
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
– W. R. Inge
Rate it:
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
– Andrew W. Mathis
Rate it:
It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.
– Lord Acton
Rate it:
It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Rate it:
It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Rate it:

Discuss these letter quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network