Found 2,089 quotes starting with IF:

If being wealthy is taken to mean having the means to satisfy one's every want, all but the very poor can become rich as thou at a single stroke of a magician's wand, simply by ceasing to want more than is really necessary for sustaining life. By being content with little and not giving a rap for what the neighbours think, one can attain a very large measure of freedom, shedding care and worry in a trice.
– John BlofeldRate it:
If birth is a manifestation of life, death is another.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
– Vincent van GoghRate it:
If by believing you mean praying to an anthropomorphic deity who created the world and half controls it and half observes it, then I am probably not a believer. But if you mean that it is not all accidental, that there is a mystery to existence, a deeper meaning, that I do believe in.”
– Václav HavelRate it:
If by saying that all men are born free and equal, you mean that they are all equally born; it is true, but true in no other sense; birth, talent, labor, virtue, and providence, are forever making differences.
– Eugene EdwardsRate it:
If Casey Stengel were alive today, he'd be spinning in his grave.
– Ralph KinerRate it:
If charity begins at home -- the world is in a sad state.
– Wellington HarrisRate it:
If charity cost nothing, the world would be full of philanthropists.
– Jewish ProverbRate it:
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
If Christ Jesus be the periode, the end and the lodging-home at the end of your journey, there is no fear ye go to a friend . . . ye may look death in the face with joy.
– Samual RutherfordRate it:
If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be - a Christian.
– Mark TwainRate it:
If Christ were here now there is one thing he would not be--a christian.
– Mark TwainRate it:
If Christianity is pessimistic as to man, it is optimistic as to human destiny. Well, I can say that, pessimistic as to human destiny, I am optimistic as to man.
– Albert CamusRate it:
If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
– Mahatma GandhiRate it:
If church prelates, past or present, had even an inkling of physiology they'd realize that what they term this inner ugliness creates and nourishes the hearing ear, the seeing eye, the active mind, and energetic body of man and woman, in the same way that dirt and dung at the roots give the plant its delicate leaves and the full-blown rose.
– Seán O'CaseyRate it:
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.
– Arthur GoldbergRate it:
If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.
– Larry LeissnerRate it:
If conquerors be regarded as the engine-drivers of History, then the conquerors of thought are perhaps the pointsmen who, less conspicuous to the traveler's eye, determine the direction of the journey.
– Arthur KoestlerRate it:
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well.
– Lawana BlackwellRate it:
If courage will cause your death, do not hesitate a second to be coward! Existenz Über Alles!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
– Bernard MandevilleRate it:
If crime went down 100%, it would still be 50 times higher than it shoud be.
– Councilman John Bowman commenting on the high crime in WashingtonRate it:
If Cupid misses the heart, he touches the body fatally. (Si Cupidon rate le cœur, Il touche mortellement le corps)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
If Cupidon your heart miss, deadly your body is. (Si cupidon rate le coeur, Il touche mortellement le corps)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
If Darwin's theory of evolution was correct, cats would be able to operate a can opener by now.
– Larry WrightRate it:

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