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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
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute...that gives meaning to our lives.
– Anthony Robbins
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
– Agnes Repplier
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
– Henry Ward Beecher
It is not what you have in life that counts, but what you are.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is not what you know that counts; it's how you use what you know.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is not what you read that provides knowledge, but those you meet and learn from
– Chris Hartley
It is not what you say, it is the questions you ask that are important. The only stupid question is the one you don’t ask.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
– Menander
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
– Thomas H. Huxley
It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
– G. H. Hardy
It is not your opponent but your weaknesses that hurt you the most.
– Apoorve Dubey
It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time. But it took me many years to realize it.
– Bobby Jones
It is now possible for a flight attendant to get a pilot pregnant.
– Richard J. Ferris
It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
– H.L. Mencken
It is obvious that 'obscenity' is not a term capable of exact legal definition in the practice of the Courts, it means 'anything that shocks the magistrate.'
– Bertrand Russell
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
– T. S. Eliot
It is occasionally possible to charge hell with a bucket of water, but against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
– Doris Fleeson
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
– George Gordon Byron
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
– Carl Sagan
It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.
– Northrop Frye
It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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