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It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.
– Albert CamusRate it:
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
– Max EastmanRate it:
It is the act of a madman to pursue impossibilities.
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:
It is the action of an uninstructed person to reproach others for his own misfortune; of one entering instruction, to reproach himself; and one perfectly instructed, to reproach neither others nor himself.
– Epictetus, EnchiridionRate it:
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
– Hilaire BellocRate it:
It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is the character of a simpleton to be a bore. A man of sense sees at once whether he is welcome or tiresome; he knows to withdraw the moment that precedes that in which he would be in the least in the way.
– La Bruy?reRate it:
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
– Dietrich BonhoefferRate it:
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
– Desiderius ErasmusRate it:
It is the common error of builders and parents to follow some plan they think beautiful (and perhaps is so) without considering that nothing is beautiful that is misplaced.
– Lady Mary Wortley MontaguRate it:
It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. (Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure)
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
– Thomas BrowneRate it:
It is the company which makes the occasion, not the surroundings.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal.
– Marvin E. WolfgangRate it:
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
– Mary DalyRate it:
It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
– Pierre CorneilleRate it:
It is the crime that causes the shame, and not the punishment.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
It is the darkest hour before dawn.
– UnknownRate it:
It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration.
– Thomas TrowardRate it:
It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government.
– Thomas PaineRate it:

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