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It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to. . . . The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
– Vincent Van Gogh
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
– George Steiner
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past. Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and active mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement against that past.
– George Steiner
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
– Seneca
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
– Seneca the Younger
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
– Sir Edmund Hillary
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
– Sir Edmund Hillary
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
– Aeschylus
It is not the position, but the disposition.
– J. E. Dinger
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
– Horace
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.
– Frederick W. Robertson
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles Darwin
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent it is the one that is most adaptable to change.
– Charles Robert Darwin
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles Darwin
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles Darwin
It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.
– Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.
– Julius Caesar
It is not too strong a statement to declare that this is the way civilizations begin to die ... None of us has the right to suppose it cannot happen here.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
It is not true that democracy will always safeguard freedom of conscience better than autocracy. Witness the most famous of all trials. Pilate was, from the standpoint of the Jews, certainly the representative of autocracy. Yet he tried to protect freedom. And he yielded to a democracy.
– Joseph Schumpeter
It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its soverign law is subordination and dependence.
– Marquis de Vauvenargues
It is not true that life is one damn thing after another- it is one damn thing over and over.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
– W. Somerset Maugham
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.
– Homer
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
– W. Somerset Maugham
It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
– Hubert Humphrey

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