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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
It is the mark of a mean, vulgar and ignoble spirit to dwell on the thought of food before meal times or worse to dwell on it afterwards, to discuss it and wallow in the remembered pleasures of every mouthful. Those whose minds dwell before dinner on the spit, and after on the dishes, are fit only to be scullions.
– Francis de Sales
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.
– Aristotle
It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.
– Doris Lessing
It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit.
– William Shakespeare
It is the mind that makes the man.
– Ovid
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
– Edmund Spenser
It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.
– George Gissing
It is the minority that has stood in the vain of every moral conflict, and achieved all that is noble in the history of the world.
– John B. Gough
It is the natural disposition of all men to listen with pleasure to abuse and slander of their neighbour, and to hear with impatience those who utter praises of themselves.
– Demosthenes
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
– Edmund Burke
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
– Sallust

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