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It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.
– Professor Edsger DijkstraRate it:
It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
– Fred AllenRate it:
It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality.
– Henry Steele CommagerRate it:
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
– Giordano BrunoRate it:
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
– Seneca the YoungerRate it:
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
– SenecaRate it:
It is quoted that someone once baked 'four and twenty blackbirds in a single pie': Was the number of blackbirds determined by game-management officials, or simply a paucity in the hunter's bag?
– F.M. Faber Jr.Rate it:
It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
– SenecaRate it:
It is really asking too much of a woman to expect her to bring up her husband and her children too.
– Lillian BellRate it:
It is really disgraceful to hate the one whom you praise.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is really no use of getting closer to someone now and then who doesn’t love and care about you.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is really the undergraduate who makes a university, gives it its lasting character, smell, feel, quality, tradition ... whose presence creates it and whose memories preserve it.
– Sen O'FaolinRate it:
It is regrettable that, among the Rights of Man, the right of contradicting oneself has been forgotten.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity.
– Andy & Larry Wachowski, Merovingian - The Matrix RevolutionsRate it:
It is resignation and contentment that are best calculated to lead us safely through life. Whoever has not sufficient power to endure privations, and even suffering, can never feel that he is armour-proof against painful emotions; nay, he must attribute to himself, or at least to the morbid sensitiveness of his nature, every disagreeable feeling he may suffer.
– Von HumboldtRate it:
It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat with all the world on its back. And the only thing left to do is shout -- not moan, or complain, but yell out at the top of your voice whatever it was you had to say. What you've never said before. What perhaps you don't even know till now.
– Jean AnouilhRate it:
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
– Sir James MacKintoshRate it:
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
– Michael ShermerRate it:
It is sad to see people squandering money and know you can’t help them.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil.
– George SandRate it:
It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
– Emma GoldmanRate it:
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction
– Abraham LincolnRate it:

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