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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
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
It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it.
– W. Somerset Maugham
It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
– Gertrude Stein
It is futile to spend time telling stories about the fleetness of each day.
– Dejan Stojanovic
It is good for a man to eat thistles and to remember that he is an ass.
– E. S. Dallas
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
– Salvador Dalí
It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
– Walter Bagehot
It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
– Ursula K. LeGuin
It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
– Ursula K. LeGuin
It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things that money can't buy.
– George Horace Lorimer
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.
– Arab Proverb
It is good to live and learn.
– Miguel de Cervantes
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others
– Michel de Montaigne
It is good to tame the mind, which is difficult to hold in, and flighty, rushing wheresoever it listeth: a tamed mind brings blessings.
– The Dhammapada
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.
– Baltasar Gracian
It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.
– Philip Sidney
It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind.
– Lucretius
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
– Friedrich Nietzsche
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter.
– William Hazlitt

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