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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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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
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It is futile to spend time telling stories about the fleetness of each day.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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It is good for a man to eat thistles and to remember that he is an ass.
– E. S. Dallas
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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
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It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
– Walter Bagehot
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It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
– Ursula K. LeGuin
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It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
– Ursula K. LeGuin
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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
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