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It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
– P. G. WodehouseRate it:
It is a good success to take people from the city to the forests; but there is a much greater success: To bring the forest to the people, to the cities! To bring heaven to the hell!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
– Sir Winston Churchill, My Early Life, 1930Rate it:
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.
– Don HeroldRate it:
It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.
– Francois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
It is a great thing to know our vices.
– CiceroRate it:
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
– SenecaRate it:
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is a kind of policy in these days to prefix a fantastical title to a book which is to be sold; for as larks come down to a day-net, many vain readers will tarry and stand gazing, like silly passengers, at an antic picture in a painter?s shop that will not look at a judicious piece.
– BurtonRate it:
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
– Albert CamusRate it:
It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well.
– Maureen Dowd, New York Times, January 10, 2005Rate it:
It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
– Paul TournierRate it:
It is a mad man who gather in an angry Lion's den.
– Pauline MusaririRate it:
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
– BuddhaRate it:
It is a mass language only in the same sense that its baseball slang is born of baseball players. That is, it is a language which is being molded by writers to do delicate things and yet be within the grasp of superficially educated people. It is not a natural growth, much as its proletarian writers would like to think so. But compared with it at its best, English has reached the Alexandrian stage of formalism and decay.
– Raymond ChandlerRate it:
It is a matter of perspective, no matter how long you are active. Making an ample production at end, is what we all strive for at hand.
– AshimaRate it:
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
– Charles Dickens, Bleak HouseRate it:
It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
– James Fenimore CooperRate it:
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
It is a mistake to assume that a man is worth a lot of money just because he has it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is a mistake to be born — another to live — and a third to die.
– Letitia Elizabeth LandonRate it:
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
– George SandRate it:
It is a mistake to speak of a bad choice in love, since as soon as a choice exists, it can only be bad.
– Marcel ProustRate it:

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