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It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
– VoltaireRate it:
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is an observation no less just than common that there is no stronger test of a man?s real character than power and authority, exciting, as they do, every passion, and discovering every latent vice.
– PlutarchRate it:
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
– Robert G. IngersollRate it:
It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is an old observation that wise men grow usually wiser as they grow older, and fools more foolish.
– WielandRate it:
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
– Maxwell MaltzRate it:
It is an undeniable privilege of every man to prove himself right in the thesis that the world is his enemy; for if he reiterates it frequently enough and makes it the background of his conduct he is bound eventually to be right.
– George F. KennanRate it:
It is an utter shame to spend millions on the sanctuaries while millions are dying of hunger! Institutional religion must go to Hell even only for this infamy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
– OvidRate it:
It is aptly said FACEBOOK for it being used only as a BOOK by most people for the compilation of own photo to show their true FACE only.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
– Henry JamesRate it:
It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
It is as hard to take success as it is failure.
– Louise NevelsonRate it:
It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
– Frederick BuechnerRate it:
It is as natural to die as to be born and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis BaconRate it:
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis BaconRate it:
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
– UlyssesRate it:
It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
– Elizabeth IIRate it:
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
– W. R. IngeRate it:
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
– Andrew W. MathisRate it:
It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.
– Lord ActonRate it:

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