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It is not only the psychology of the people that makes them so exacting-their geographical situation has been equally problematic.
– Shimon Peres
It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.
– Antonin Artaud
It is not our affluence, or our plumbing, or our clogged freeways that grip the imagination of others. Rather, it is the values upon which our system is built. These values imply our adherence not only to liberty and individual freedom, but also to international peace, law and order, and constructive social purpose. When we depart from these values, we do so at our peril.
– J. William Fulbright
It is not our purpose to become each other it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
– Hermann Hesse
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
– Confucius
It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive.
– Homer
It is not possible to have a politics-free organization. The desire for power and control is part of the human nature. Successful business leaders know how to leverage organizational politics by setting performance-oriented instead of resources-oriented political rewards.
– Med Jones
It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself. If, after doing so, one simply knocks out all the central inferences and presents one's audience with the starting-point and the conclusion, one may produce a startling, though perhaps a meretricious, effect.
– Frederick Douglas
It is not right to glory in the slain.
– Homer
It is not right to walk alone on the golden road of truth! Enlighten as many people as you can and walk with them!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.
– Sophocles
It is not righteousness to outrage
A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.

– Sophocles, Ajax
It is not so difficult a task to plant new truths, as to root out old errors for there is this paradox in men, they run after that which is new, but are prejudiced in favor of that which is old.
– Charles Caleb Colton
It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
– Robert Hutchins
It is not so important to know everything as to know the exact value of everything, to appreciate what we learn, and to arrange what we know.
– Hannah More
It is not so much consequence what you say, as how you say it. Memorable sentences are memorable, on account of some single irradiating word.
– Alexander Smith
It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.
– Epicurus
It is not strange ... to mistake change for progress.
– Millard Fillmore
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
– Cesare Pavese
It is not that we don't have time, it is that we make poor use of it.
– Quintilian
It is not that whichever we believe in is wrong or right. It is the mere fact that we believe in something. That is the crux of sanity.
– Ahmed Korayem
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
– Eugene Ionesco
It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet.
– George MacDonald
It is not the consciousness of men that determines their beeing, but on the contrary, it is their social being that determines their consciousness.
– Karl Marx
It is not the critic that counts not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or the doer of deeds could have them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the Arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who errs and comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming but he who does actually strive to do the deed who knows the great devotion who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails while daring greatly, knows that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls, who know neither victory nor defeat.
– Theodore Roosevelt

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