Found 2,192 quotes starting with IF:

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:
If debugging is the art of removing bugs, then programming must be the art of inserting them.
– UnknownRate it:
If decade after decade the truth cannot be told, each person's mind begins to roam irretrievably. One's fellow countrymen become harder to understand than Martians.
– Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynRate it:
If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
If divorce has increased by one thousand percent, don't blame the women's movement. Blame the obsolete sex roles on which our marriages were based.
– Betty Naomi FriedanRate it:
If dogs could start talking to man, I don’t think God would send them on earth.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one.
– Andrew A. RooneyRate it:
If dogs could talk, perhaps we'd find it just as hard to get along with them as we do with people.
– Diana BlackRate it:
If drafted, I will not run; if nominated, I will not accept; if elected, I will not serve.
– William Tecumseh ShermanRate it:
If each of us hires people smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs.
– David OgilvyRate it:
If each one does their duty as an individual and if each one works in their own proper vocation, it will be right with the whole.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.
– John Maynard KeynesRate it:
If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.
– Nikola Tesla, New York Times, October 19, 1931Rate it:
If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?
– Maria MontessoriRate it:

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