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It is our scars that make us so beautiful yet we go well out of our way to hide them. That is our tragedy
– Ahmed Korayem
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
– John F. Kennedy
It is part of our pedagogy to teach the operations of thinking, feeling, and willing so that they may be made conscious. For if we do not know the difference between an emotion and a thought, we will know very little. We need to understand the components (of emotions) at work... in order to free their hold.
– Mary Caroline Richards
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
– Thomas Jefferson
It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach.
– Charles Horton Cooley
It is past all controversy that what costs dearest is, and ought to be, most valued.
– Miguel de Cervantes
It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel
It is perfectly possible that a grandfather can have a more scientific mind than his grandchildren! Societies do not always go forward! Sometimes old generations are much luckier!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is perfectly true that that government is best which governs least. It is equally true that that government is best which provides most.
– Walter Lippmann
It is pleasant at times to play the madman.
– Seneca
It is pleasant to have been to a place the way a river went.
– Henry David Thoreau
It is pleasing to God whenever you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart.
– Martin Luther
It is possible by long-continued practice, not merely in lying, but in talking on subjects in which we have no real interest, not to know when we are sincere and when we are not.
– Mark Rutherford
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune...
– Samuel Smiles
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.
– Samuel Smiles
It is possible to be below flattery as well as above it.
– Thomas B. Macaulay
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
– H. G. Wells
It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
– Aristotle
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
– Wilbur Wright
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
– Alexander Herzen
It is possible to love your friends, your competitors, and even your enemies. It is hard, bitterly hard, but there is a long distance between hard and impossible.
– Herbert Welch
It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is a man with two watches is never quite sure.
– Lee Segall
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men all live in a city without walls.
– Epicurus
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
– Epicurus
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
– Alec Bourne

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