Found 8,793 quotes starting with I:

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
– SenecaRate it:
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is a kind of policy in these days to prefix a fantastical title to a book which is to be sold; for as larks come down to a day-net, many vain readers will tarry and stand gazing, like silly passengers, at an antic picture in a painter?s shop that will not look at a judicious piece.
– BurtonRate it:
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
– Albert CamusRate it:
It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well.
– Maureen Dowd, New York Times, January 10, 2005Rate it:
It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
– Paul TournierRate it:
It is a mad man who gather in an angry Lion's den.
– Pauline MusaririRate it:
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
– BuddhaRate it:
It is a mass language only in the same sense that its baseball slang is born of baseball players. That is, it is a language which is being molded by writers to do delicate things and yet be within the grasp of superficially educated people. It is not a natural growth, much as its proletarian writers would like to think so. But compared with it at its best, English has reached the Alexandrian stage of formalism and decay.
– Raymond ChandlerRate it:
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
– Charles Dickens, Bleak HouseRate it:
It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
– James Fenimore CooperRate it:
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
It is a mistake to assume that a man is worth a lot of money just because he has it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is a mistake to be born — another to live — and a third to die.
– Letitia Elizabeth LandonRate it:
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
– George SandRate it:
It is a mistake to speak of a bad choice in love, since as soon as a choice exists, it can only be bad.
– Marcel ProustRate it:
It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
– Archbishop William Temple, 1955Rate it:
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
– Douglas AdamsRate it:
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.
– Roger ZelaznyRate it:
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
– Arnold J. ToynbeeRate it:

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