Found 8,409 quotes starting with I:


It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true.
– Gore Vidal
It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.
– Graham Greene
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
– Karl Kraus
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
– Albert Einstein
It is the supreme tragedy of the human condition that we are so quick to crush the beauty from the butterflies in our mist.
– Loren D. Estleman
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
It is the theory that decides what we can observe.
– Albert Einstein
It is the thoughts that matter.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is the ultimate wisdom of the mountains that a man is never more a man than when he is striving for what is beyond his grasp.
– James Ramsey
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
– J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005
It is the usual consolation of the envious, if they cannot maintain their superiority, to represent those by whom they are surpassed as inferior to some one else.
– Plutarch
It is the Vague and Elusive. Meet it and you will not see its head. Follow it and you will not see its back.
– Lao Tzu
It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.
– Dale Carnegie
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
– Benjamin Franklin
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
It is the youth who sees a great opportunity hidden in just these simple services, who sees a very uncommon situation, a humble position, who gets on in the world.
– Orison Swett Marden
It is those of us who have been broken that become experts at mending."
– Steve Maraboli
It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us.
– Norman Maclean
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
– Aesop
It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.
– Vida D. Scudder
It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
It is thus with farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
– Cato the Elder
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.
– Professor Elledge
It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
It is time, it is high time... Yes, but to do what?
– Friedrich Nietzsche, So spake Zarathoustra

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