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If I were to be taken hostage, I would not plead for release nor would I want my government to be blackmailed. I think certain government officials, industrialists and celebrated persons should make it clear they are prepared to be sacrificed if taken hostage. If that were done, what gain would there be for terrorists in taking hostages?
– Margaret Mead
If I were to begin life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little bit more.
– Jules Renard
If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I would steep myself in America, I would know no other land.
– Henry James
If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
If I were to select a jack-booted group of fascists who are perhaps as large a danger to American society as I could pick today, I would pick BATF.
– John Dingell
If I were to start taking care of my grooming, I would no longer be my own self ... so the hell with it ... I will continue to be unconcerned about it, which surely has the advantage that I'm left in peace by many a fop who would otherwise come to see me.
– Albert Einstein
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.
– Abraham Lincoln
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential -- for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
– Søren Kierkegaard
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility
– Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one
– Abraham Lincoln
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
– Abraham Lincoln
If I wished to punish a province, I would have it governed by philosophers.
– Frederick II of Prussia
If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere
– Marilyn Monroe
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people -- including me -- would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
– Hunter S. Thompson
If I'm a star, then the people made me a star.
– Marilyn Monroe
If I've got correct goals, and if I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything else falls into line. If I do the right thing right, I'm going to succeed.
– Dan Dierdorf
If ifs were gifts, every day would be Christmas.
– Charles Barkley
If ignorance paid dividends, most Americans could make a fortune out of what they don't know about economics.
– Luther H. Hodges
If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse, you may be dead.
– Frank Gelett Burgess
If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.
– Kahlil Gibran
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
– George MacDonald
If it bleeds, you can kill it
– Predator
If it can be dreamed, it can be done.
– Walt Disney, Inauguration day of Disney World
If it come to prohibiting, there is aught more likely to be prohibited than truth itself.
– John Milton
If it doesn't fart or eat hay, she isn't interested. (on his daughter, Princess Anne)
– Prince Phillip

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