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It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books.
– Voltaire
It is far easier to make war than to make peace.
– Georges Clémenceau
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
– William E. Channing
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
– Judith Martin
It is fast approaching the point where I don't want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.
– Erma Bombeck
It is fatal to be right when the rest of the world is wrong.
– Brother Theodore
It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.
– Marcus Valerius Martialis
It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.
– Joseph Addison
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
– Publilius Syrus
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
– George Smith Patton, Jr.
It is foolish to lend your sword to anyone during the battle.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
– Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
It is for each of us freely to choose whom we shall serve, and find in that obedience our freedom.
– Mary Caroline Richards
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
– Jeanne-Marie Roland
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
– Helen Keller
It is forbidden to decry other sects the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– Asoka
It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– Asoka
It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– Voltaire
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– Voltaire
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
– Jean de La Bruyère
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
– Cornelius Tacitus
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
– Victor Hugo
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and injustice.
– Robert F. Kennedy
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
– Robert F. Kennedy, South Africa, 1966
It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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