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It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.
– Sam LevensonRate it:
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
– Hubert HumphreyRate it:
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
– Hubert H. HumphreyRate it:
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem-and in my esteem age is not estimable.
– George Gordon ByronRate it:
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
– P. D. JamesRate it:
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times it ws the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair we had everything before us, we had nothing before us we were all going directly to Heaven, we were all going the other way.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all doing direct the other way - in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But I will always miss those times, becaues I spent them with you. - Anthony "Kubilay" Girit
– Anthony GiritRate it:
It was the boast of Augustus that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble. But how much nobler will be the sovereign's boast when he shall have it to say that he found law... a sealed book and left it a living letter found it the patrimony of the rich and left it the inheritance of the poor found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression and left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence.
– Henry BroughamRate it:
It was the dawn of the third age of mankind…
– J. Michael StraczynskiRate it:
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
It was the men I deceived the most that I loved the most.
– Marguerite DurasRate it:
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
– Ernest RuthefordRate it:
It was the same with those old birds in Greece and Rome as it is now. The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.
– Ornette ColemanRate it:
It was when Lucifer first congratulated himself upon his angelic behavior that he became the tool of evil.
– Dag HammarskjldRate it:
It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.
– Albert Einstein, Letter, 24 March 1954. Quoted in "Albert Einstein: The Human Side," edited by Helen Dukas and Banesh HoffmanRate it:
It wasn't that Microsoft was so brilliant or clever in copying the Mac, it's that the Mac was a sitting duck for 10 years. That's Apple's problem: Their differentiation evaporated.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It well becomes a young man to be modest.
– Titus Maccius PlautusRate it:
It were not best that we should all think alike it is the difference of opinion that makes horse races. - from Pudd'nhead Wilson
– Mark TwainRate it:
It will be an ill day when our brethren take to bragging and boasting and call it 'testimony to the victorious Christian life.' We trust that holiness will be more than ever the aim of believers, but not the boastful holiness which has deluded some of the excellent of the earth into vain glory, and under which their firmest friends shudder for them.
– Charles Haddon SpurgeonRate it:

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