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It is an old observation that wise men grow usually wiser as they grow older, and fools more foolish.
– WielandRate it:
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
– Maxwell MaltzRate 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. KennanRate 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 ildanRate it:
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
– OvidRate 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 JamesRate it:
It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
It is as hard to take success as it is failure.
– Louise NevelsonRate 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 BuechnerRate 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 BaconRate 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 BaconRate it:
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
– UlyssesRate 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 IIRate it:
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
– W. R. IngeRate it:
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
– Andrew W. MathisRate 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 ActonRate it:
It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is because the public are a mass -- inert, obtuse, and passive -- that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are -- and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence.
– Alfred JarryRate it:
It is because they took the easy way out, That rivers and people, go crooked.
– Jill PetersonRate it:
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
– HesiodRate it:

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