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It is light grief that can take counsel.
– Anonymous
It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
– Orison Swett Marden
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napoleon Hill
It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing people wore.
– Alex Carey
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
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
– Thomas Mann
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
– Confucius
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
– Albert Einstein
It is meant that noble minds keep ever with their likes; for who so firm that cannot be seduced.
– William Shakespeare
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
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
It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.
– Horace Mann
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
– Dag Hammarskjld
It is more than enough to be an ethically and an evolutionarily developed human being. All other titles and identities of man are inferior to this fact!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.
– Publilius Syrus
It is most necessary to know the nature of the spine. One or more vertebrae may or may not go out of place very much and if they do, they are likely to produce serious complications and even death, if not properly adjusted. Many diseases are related to the spine.
– Hippocrates
It is most unwise for people in love to marry
– George Bernard Shaw
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
– George Bernard Shaw
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin Disraeli
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.
– Quintilian
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
– Harold Geneen
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches
It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence. The Negro all over the South must come to the point that he can say to his white brother: We will match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we will not obey your evil laws. We will soon wear you down by pure capacity to suffer.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is my observation that being beaten is often a temporary condition, that giving up is what makes it permanent.
– Marilyn vos Savant

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