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It is one thing to decry the rat race...that is the good and honorable work of moralists. It is quite another thing to quit the rat race, to drop out, to refuse to run any further--that is the work of the individualist. It is offensive because it is impolite it makes the rebuke personal the individualist calls not his or her behavior into question, but mine.
– Paul Gruchow
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It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
– George Eliot
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It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world. Expecting more novelty than there is, more greatness than there is, and more strangeness than there is, we imagine ourselves masters of a plastic universe. But a world we can shape to our will is a shapeless world.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
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It is only about things that do not interest one that one can give really unbiased opinions, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is always valueless.
– Oscar Wilde
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It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
– Oscar Wilde
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It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
– Harry Firestone
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It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, then your life will be safe, expedient and thin.
– Katharine Butler Hathaway
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It is only by introducing the young to great literature, drama and music, and to the excitement of great science that we open to them the possibilities that lie within the human spirit -- enable them to see visions and dream dreams.
– Eric Anderson
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It is only by not trusting that you turn someone into a liar.
– Tao Le Ching
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It is only by striving for beauty and love In all our relationships, That we can hope to become Guardians of our individual and collective futures.
– Roland Stahler
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It is only certain that you have to lose what was once found to have it found again.
– Shashank Khubchandani
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It is only Christianity, the great bond of love and duty to God, that makes any existence valuable or even tolerable.
– Horace Bushnell
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It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others.
– Francois Fenelon
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It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
– Andre Gide
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It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.
– Thornton Wilder
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It is only necessary to grow old in order to become more indulgent. I see no fault committed that I have not been myself inclined to.
– Goethe
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It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families.
– Pythagoras
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It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis.
– Margaret Bonnano
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It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
– Rene Descartes
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It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
– Alexandre Dumas
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It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.
– Oscar Wilde
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It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
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It is only thanks to God that I'm an atheist.
– Gianni Vattimo
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It is only the benevolent man who is capable of liking or disliking other men.
– Confucius, Analects, IV.3
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It is only the first step that is difficult.
– Marie De Vichy-Chaconne
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