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It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing people wore.
– Alex CareyRate it:
It is long since I have learned to hold popular opinion of no value.
– Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939Rate it:
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
– Thomas MannRate it:
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
– ConfuciusRate it:
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is meant that noble minds keep ever with their likes; for who so firm that cannot be seduced.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.
– Ulysses S. GrantRate it:
It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
– Luigi PirandelloRate it:
It is more difficult to maintain a realistic sense of human limitation. To refuse to become frustrated and angry, to analyze, to assess, to seek to understand and explain. To determine to be adult and fair. And, thus, to work patiently to improve while refusing to succumb to either cynicism and hopelessness. It is the long way around, but it is the civilized way, and the only way for those who have truly to understand the role of humane learning.
– Nathan M. PuseyRate it:
It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.
– Horace MannRate it:
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
– Dag HammarskjldRate it:
It is more than enough to be an ethically and an evolutionarily developed human being. All other titles and identities of man are inferior to this fact!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is most necessary to know the nature of the spine. One or more vertebrae may or may not go out of place very much and if they do, they are likely to produce serious complications and even death, if not properly adjusted. Many diseases are related to the spine.
– HippocratesRate it:
It is most unwise for people in love to marry
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.
– QuintilianRate it:
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
– Harold GeneenRate it:
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper BeechesRate it:
It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence. The Negro all over the South must come to the point that he can say to his white brother: We will match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we will not obey your evil laws. We will soon wear you down by pure capacity to suffer.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
It is my observation that being beaten is often a temporary condition, that giving up is what makes it permanent.
– Marilyn vos SavantRate it:
It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.
– F. F. BosworthRate it:
It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we CAN imagine.
– J.B.S. HaldaneRate it:

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