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It is fast approaching the point where I don't want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
It is fatal to be right when the rest of the world is wrong.
– Brother TheodoreRate it:
It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.
– Marcus Valerius MartialisRate it:
It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
– George Smith Patton, Jr.Rate it:
It is foolish to lend your sword to anyone during the battle.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
– Anne Bronte, Agnes GreyRate it:
It is for each of us freely to choose whom we shall serve, and find in that obedience our freedom.
– Mary Caroline RichardsRate it:
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
– Jeanne-Marie RolandRate it:
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
– Helen KellerRate it:
It is forbidden to decry other sects the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– AsokaRate it:
It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– AsokaRate it:
It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
– Jean de La BruyèreRate it:
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
– Cornelius TacitusRate it:
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
– Victor HugoRate it:
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and injustice.
– Robert F. KennedyRate it:
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
– Robert F. Kennedy, South Africa, 1966Rate it:
It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:
It is futile to spend time telling stories about the fleetness of each day.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is good for a man to eat thistles and to remember that he is an ass.
– E. S. DallasRate it:

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