Found 2,090 quotes starting with IF:

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
– Calvin CoolidgeRate it:
If I had some idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
– Richard DeVosRate it:
If I had thought about it, I wouldn't have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can't do this.
– Spencer SilverRate it:
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
– E. M. ForsterRate it:
If I had to choose between life in the Soviet Union and life in the U. S. A. , I would certainly choose the Soviet Union.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
If I had to choose between putting a saloon or a liberal church on a corner, I'd choose the saloon every time. People who drink up the pay check in the saloon are less likely to become Pharisees, thinking that they don't need the Great Physician, than those who weekly swill the soporific doctrine of man's goodness.
– Jay Edward AdamsRate it:
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
– Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.Rate it:
If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
– Lillian HellmanRate it:
If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
– Tallulah BankheadRate it:
If I had to live my life over again, I would have a different father, a different wife and a different religion.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, "Here comes number seventy-one!"
– Richard M. DeVosRate it:
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, Here comes number seventy-one
– Richard M. DevosRate it:
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, Here comes number seventy-one!
– Richard DeVosRate it:
If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
– Alfred Bernhard NobelRate it:
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
– James Grover ThurberRate it:
If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
– Isaac NewtonRate it:
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
– Isaac NewtonRate it:
If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return
– Margot FonteynRate it:
If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?
– Margot FonteynRate it:
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
– Isaac NewtonRate it:
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.
– William HazlittRate it:
If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders.
– Rose Elizabeth BirdRate it:
If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants
– Isaac Newton, Paraphrase of 12th century quote by Bernard of ChartresRate it:

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