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It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government.
– Thomas Paine
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
– William Ewart Gladstone
It is the duty of those serving the people in public place closely to limit public expenditures to the actual needs of the government economically administered, because this bounds the right of the government to extract tribute from the earnings of labor or the property of the citizen, and because public extravagance begets extravagance among the people. We should never be ashamed of the simplicity and prudential economies which are best suited to the operation of a republican form of government and most compatible with the mission of the American people. Those who are selected for a limited time to manage public affairs are still of the people, and may do much by their example to encourage, consistently with the dignity of their official functions, that plain way of life which among their fellow-citizens aids integrity and promotes thrift and prosperity.
– Grover Cleveland
It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one members suffers, all the members suffer with it.
– Junius
It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...
– Lyndon B. Johnson
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is the fate of new truths to begin as heresies and end and superstitions.
– Thomas Huxley
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
– Blaise Pascal
It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
– Peter De Vries
It is the final proof of Gods omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
– Peter De Vries
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.
– Thomas Carlyle
It is the first step of wisdom to recognize that the major advances in civilization are processes which all but wreck the society in which they occur.
– George Whitehead
It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.
– Anaïs Nin
It is the great north wind that made the Vikings.
– Scandinavian Proverb
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
– Johnson
It is the greatest art of the devil to convince us he does not exist.
– Charles Baudelaire
It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.
– G. I. Gurdjieff
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can.
– Sydney Smith
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.
– Sydney Smith
It is the habit of mediocre minds to condemn all that is beyond their grasp.
– La Rochefoucauld
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
– Henry Ward Beecher
It is the high privilege and sacred duty of those now living to educate their successors and fit them, by intelligence and virtue, for the inheritance which awaits them.
– James A. Garfield
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
– Dr. Dale E. Turner
It is the imagination, not the equipment that creates memorable cinema.
– Aseem Bajaj
It is the loving, not the loved, woman who feels loveable.
– Jessamyn West

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