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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
It is often pleasant to stone a martyr, no matter how much we admire him.
– John Barth
It is often said that it's a man's world; we must change this fact and create this: It's a human's world!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is often said that we are just a moment in time! In that case, here is the best challenge for man: To change this! To be two moments in time; three moments in time; four moments in time; to be in the whole of the time!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is ok if you talk to a rock, but it is not ok if you expect any reply!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
– Simone de Beauvoir
It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to be kind to another, without helping himself.
– Bailey
It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
– Charles Dudley
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is one of the great secrets of life that those things which are most worth doing, we do for others.
– Lewis Carroll
It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
– Janos Arnay
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
– Henry Ward Beecher
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
– Voltaire

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