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It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
– Anatole France
It is human to search for the theory of everything and it is superhuman to find it.
– Kedar Joshi
It is idleness that creates impossibilities; and where people don't care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done.
– Robert South
It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. . . . The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment.
– W. Edwards Deming
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
– Jacob Bronowski
It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on."
– Steve Maraboli
It is important to do what you don't know how to do. It is important to see your skills as keeping you from learning what is deepest and most mysterious. If you know how to focus, unfocus. If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos.
– Carlos Castaneda
It is important to fully understand the performance variables, benefits, and risks of each investment and why you'd want to add each investment to your portfolio in amounts that fit your risk appetite
– Med Jones
It is important to live each day with a positive perspective. It is not wise to pretend problems do not exist, but it is wise to look beyond the problem to the possibilities that are in it. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, 'He's so big, we can never kill him.' But David looked at the same giant and thought, 'He's so big, I can't miss him.'
– Dr. Dale E. Turner
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
– Mignon McLaughlin
It is important, of course, that controversies be settled right, but there are many civil questions which arise between individuals in which it is not so important the controversy be settled one way or another as that it be settled. Of course a settlement of a controversy on a fundamentally wrong principle of law is greatly to be deplored, but there must of necessity be many rules governing the relations between members of the same society that are more important in that their establishment creates a known rule of action than that they proceed on one principle or another. Delay works always for the man with the longest purse.
– William Howard Taft
It is impossible for a dove to catch a swallow, for a clever man to catch a genius.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
– Agnes Repplier
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
– Epictetus
It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him.
– George Bernard Shaw
It is impossible for ideas to compete in the marketplace if no forum for their presentation is provided or available.
– Thomas Mann
It is impossible for those who are engaged in low and grovelling pursuits to entertain noble and generous sentiments. Their thoughts must always necessarily be somewhat similar to their employments.
– Demosthenes
It is impossible that a fish doesn’t carry any smell of the sea and a real love, of the melancholy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
– Jonathan Swift
It is impossible to better yourself if you do not know what it means to be better.
– Unknown
It is impossible to carry everyone you know to your future! Most will remain in your past!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible to catch today; it flows out from our palms! It is impossible to catch tomorrow; it flows out from our palms! We cannot hold them; they constantly run away from us!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.
– William G. McAdoo
It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
– T. S. Eliot

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