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It is far easier to make war than to make peace.
– Georges Clémenceau
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It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
– William E. Channing
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It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
– Judith Martin
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It is fast approaching the point where I don't want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.
– Erma Bombeck
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It is fatal to be right when the rest of the world is wrong.
– Brother Theodore
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It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.
– Marcus Valerius Martialis
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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
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It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
– Publilius Syrus
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It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
– George Smith Patton, Jr.
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It is foolish to lend your sword to anyone during the battle.
– Vikrant Parsai
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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
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It is for each of us freely to choose whom we shall serve, and find in that obedience our freedom.
– Mary Caroline Richards
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It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
– Jeanne-Marie Roland
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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
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It is forbidden to decry other sects the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– Asoka
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It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– Asoka
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It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– Voltaire
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It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– Voltaire
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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
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It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
– Cornelius Tacitus
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It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
– Victor Hugo
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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
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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
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It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
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It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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