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It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated...it is finished when it surrenders.
– Ben Stein
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It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
– Henrik Ibsen
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It is innocence that is full and experience that is empty. It is innocence that wins and experience that loses.
– Charles Peguy
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It is interesting to note that poetry, a literary device whose very construct involves the use of words, is itself the word of choice by persons grasping to describe something so beautiful it is marvelously ineffable.
– Vanna Bonta
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It is intolerable that a silly fool, with nothing but empty birth to boast of, should in his insolence array himself in the merits of others, and vaunt an honour which does not belong to him.
– Boileau
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It is ironic that we are particular about flushing out all the dirt through the Drain, but we continue to retain a lot of it in our Brain.-RVM
– RVM
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It is just as impossible to help reform by conciliating prejudice as it is by buying votes. Prejudice is the enemy. Whoever is not for you is against you.
– John Jay Chapman
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It is just the little touches after the average man would quit that make the master's fame.
– Orison Swett Marden
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It is just when opinions universally prevail and we have added lip service to their authority that we become sometimes most keenly conscious that we do not believe a word that we are saying.
– Virginia
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It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
– Tacitus
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It is light grief that can take counsel.
– Anonymous
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It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
– Orison Swett Marden
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It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napoleon Hill
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It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing people wore.
– Alex Carey
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It is long since I have learned to hold popular opinion of no value.
– Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939
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It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
– Thomas Mann
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It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
– Confucius
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It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
– Albert Einstein
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It is meant that noble minds keep ever with their likes; for who so firm that cannot be seduced.
– William Shakespeare
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It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.
– Ulysses S. Grant
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It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
– Luigi Pirandello
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It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.
– Horace Mann
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It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
– Dag Hammarskjld
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