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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
It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.
– F. F. Bosworth
It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we CAN imagine.
– J.B.S. Haldane
It is natural for a man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut out eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms into beasts.
– Patrick Henry
It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truthand listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.
– Patrick Henry
It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.
– Hyman Rickover

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