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It is no use of discussing how long a snake is when he is in his house.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is no use saying We are doing our best. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
– Winston Churchill
It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
– Sir Winston Churchill
It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.
– Nikolai Gogol
It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.
– Saint Francis of Assisi
It is no very good symptom, either of nations or individuals, that they deal much in vaticination. Happy men are full of the present, for its bounty suffices them; and wise men also, for its duties engage them. Our grand business undoubtedly is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand.
– Carlyle
It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
– Kingsley Amis
It is noble to teach oneself, but still nobler to teach others--and less trouble. - speech, 1906
– Mark Twain
It is noble to teach oneself, it is still nobler to teach others.
– Mark Twain
It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
It is not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts. It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.
– Isabel Colegate
It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by ;degrees, the consequences will be the same.
– Thomas Paine
It is not a fish until it is on the bank.
– Irish Proverb
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
It is not a loss of freedom. It's a measure to protect it. on gun control
– James Brady
It is not a lucky word, this name "impossible"; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
– Thomas Carlyle
It is not a question of observation which propels mankind forward as if toward a looking glass of great magnitude; it is an instance of aggrandized reflection that insinuates the human psyche to the inhuman.
– Gaston Bachelard
It is not a test that finds a bug but it is a human that finds a bug and a test plays a role in helping the human find it.
– Pradeep Soundararajan
It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.
– Ayn Rand
It is not altogether wrong to say that there is no such thing as a bad photograph -- only less interesting, less relevant, less mysterious ones.
– Susan Sontag
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking at it that one overcomes it but, rather, often by working on the one next to it. Certain people and certain things require to be approached on an angle.
– Matthew Arnold
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
– Aristotle
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
– William Blake
It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.
– Margaret Fuller
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions— especially selfish ones.
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Peace and Violence, sct. 2, in Index, no. 4 (London, 1973.

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