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It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
– Author Unknown
It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
– Psalm 1272 Bible
It is vain futility to analyze the algebra of time.
– Dejan Stojanovic
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
– Charlotte Brontë
It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
– Thomas à Kempis
It is very comforting to believe that leaders who do terrible things are, in fact, mad. That way, all we have to do is make sure we don't put psychotics in high places and we've got the problem solved.
– Thomas Wolfe
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain and some of our griefs . . . have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
– Miguel de Cervantes
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
– Anne Tyler
It is very difficult to tickle a hungry person.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is very easy in the world to live by the opinion of the world. It is very easy in solitude to be self-centered. But the finished man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance
It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
– Jessamyn West
It is very hard for the mind to disengage itself from a subject on which it has been long employed. The thoughts will be rising of themselves from time to time, though we have given them no encouragement, as the tossings and fluctuations of the sea continue several hours after the winds are laid.
– Addison
It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is very Hard to let go of things you never had...........But always wanted
– Siddharth Astir
It is very important to be sober when you take an exam
– Terry Pratchett
It is very important to make sure the person you're marrying is like minded. It's crucial for a couple to have shared goals and values. The more you have in common the less you have to argue about.
– Barbara Friedman
It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
– Theodore Parker
It is very sad we don't see each other, but God will arrange for us to meet, and what joy it will be then.
– Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
– Elizabeth Taylor
It is we that are blind, not fortune.
– Thomas Browne
It is well enough that the people of this nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
– Henry Ford
It is well that there is no one without a fault, for he would not have a friend in the world: he would seem to belong to a different species.
– Hazlitt
It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.
– Robert E. Lee
It is well to be born either a king or a fool.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
– Aristotle

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