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It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things. For the reformer has enemies in all those who would profit by the old order, only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit by the new.
– Machiavelli
It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.
– Douglas MacArthur
It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.
– Machiavelli
It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all.
– Heinrich Heine
It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own.
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
It never ceases to baffle me at how one's more willing to accept the unacceptable as long as it can be rationalized
– Ahmed Korayem
It never occurs to some politicians that Lincoln is worth imitating as well as quoting.
– Author Unknown
It never pays to deal with the flyweights of the world. They take far too much pleasure in thwarting you at every turn.
– Sue Grafton
It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.
– Virgil
It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
– Alice Walker
It often happens that the real tragedies in life occur in such an inarticulate manner that they hurt one by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
– oscar wilde, Quoted in Ellmann
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
– Abraham Lincoln
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
– Geoffrey F. Albert
It only hurts your feelings if its true.
– - Karli
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.
– Robert Anton Wilson
It only takes a single line of code to bring a system to its knees.
– Kirk Knoernschild
It only takes a single ping-pong ball to start a chain reaction when you throw it into a room full of loaded mouse traps.
– Richard B.
It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime. We should all smile more often."
– Steve Maraboli
It only takes one good woman to make a man forget all the bad relationships in his past.
– Henri St. Germaine
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
– Charles Dickens
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
– Isaac Asimov
It really doesnt matter if the person who hurt you deserves to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. You have things to do and you want to move on.
– Real Live Preacher
It remains the premier unsolved American surrealist act of the 20th century.
– Michael Stipe
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
– Mayer Amschal Rothschild
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
– Alfred North Whitehead

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