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Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
– John CalhounRate it:
Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its one sure defense.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'.
– Michael McClaryRate it:
Is a hippopotamus really a hippopotomus or just a really cool opotamus?
– Mitch HedbergRate it:
Is a preface exquisitely written? No literary morsel is more delicious. Is the author inveterately dull? It is a kind of preparatory information, which may be very useful. It argues a deficiency of taste to turn over an elaborate preface unread: for it is the attar of the author?s roses, every drop distilled at an immense cost. It is the reason of the reasoning, and the folly of the foolish.
– Isaac D?IsraeliRate it:
Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
– Philip RothRate it:
Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?
– Mary Baker EddyRate it:
Is death the last step? No, it is the final awakening.
– Walter ScottRate it:
Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat. (Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)
– Lucius Accius TelephusRate it:
Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat.
(Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)

– Lucius Accius, TelephusRate it:
Is discord going to show itself while we are still fighting, is the Jew once again worth less than another? Oh, it is sad, very sad, that once more, for the umpteenth time, the old truth is confirmed: What one Christian does is his own responsibility, what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews.
– Anne FrankRate it:
Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin.
– Jim MorrisonRate it:
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperatelly I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
– Russell BakerRate it:
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperatelly? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
– Russell BakerRate it:
Is happiness not just a phenomenon in our imagination or a result of a personal interpretation?
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
Is it a form of social play that underneath the words people say, there is a different conversation going on?
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Is it better to be the lover or the loved one? Neither, if your cholesterol is over six hundred. By love, of course, I refer to romantic love -- the love between man and woman, rather than between mother and child, or a boy and his dog, or two headwaiters.
– Woody Allen, Without FeathersRate it:
Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
– Mohandas Karamchand GandhiRate it:
Is it not magical that we can shift the shape of our bodies (in time)? The fact that we can even move them around to get from place to place in this 3-D world as Spirit in form is pretty darned amazing, isn't it! It may be second nature to us now, but it was not always this way. At one point, or a few points for many people, it took us great focus and determination to even learn how to operate these beautiful bodies effectively, nevertheless we did it. It is amazing how the same is true of our beautiful minds.
– Serene CeliaRate it:
Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
– Christopher MarloweRate it:
Is it not the glory of the people of America, that, whilst they have paid a decent regard to the opinions of former times and other nations, they have not suffered a blind veneration for antiquity, for custom, or for names, to overrule the suggestions of their own good sense, the knowledge of their own situation, and the lessons of their own experience? To this manly spirit, posterity will be indebted for the possession, and the world for the example, of the numerous innovations displayed on the American theatre, in favor of private rights and public happiness.
– James MadisonRate it:
Is it possible that a tragedy can look so beautiful? The death of the leaves is the answer for this question!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the center of man's universe is the earth?
– Stephen VizinczeyRate it:
Is it possible to write a poem or are these words just screams of outlaws exiled to the desert?
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
– StanisÅ‚aw Jerzy LecRate it:

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