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If a man's shadow is brighter than himself, than that man becomes the shadow itself!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
– Francis Bacon
If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing.
– Anatole France
If a million people see my movie, I hope they see a million different movies.
– Quentin Tarantino, Referring to the movie Pulp Fiction
If a nation is ruled by two kings, both the kings and their subjects will perish.
– Yeghishe
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will Lose its freedom and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.
– W. Somerset Maugham
If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
– Ezra Pound
If a person can give you a finger he will also give you the whole hand.
– Vikrant Parsai
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
– Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 154
If a person is determined to fight to the death, then they may very well have that opportunity.
– Donald H. Rumsfeld, on Iraqi Resistance Fighters
If a person offend you and you are in doubt as to whether it was intentional or not, do not resort to extreme measures. Simply watch your chance and hit him with a brick.
– Mark Twain, "Advice to Youth" Speech, 1882
If a pessimist is always right, is he a realist?
– Unknown
If a pig could give his mind to anything, he would not be a pig.
– Charles Dickens
If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?
– George Carlin
If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.
– James Thurber
If a poet has any obligation toward society, it is to write well. Being in the minority, he has no other choice. Failing this duty, he sinks into oblivion. Society, on the other hand, has no obligation toward the poet. A majority by definition, society thinks of itself as having other options than reading verses, no matter how well written. Its failure to do so results in its sinking to that level of locution at which society falls easy prey to a demagogue or a tyrant. This is society's own equivalent of oblivion.
– Joseph Brodsky
If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact - not to be solved, but to be coped with over time.
– Shimon Peres
If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact- not to be solved, but to be coped with over time.
– Shimon Peres
If a quote changes your life in a good way, keep it in your mind and in your heart to give it to someone else too!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
If a railroad is bent, the train shall turn over; if a man’s character is bent, he shall turn over just like that train.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.
– Lisa Moriyama
If a rhinoceros were to enter this resteraunt now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I would be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever.
– G. K. Chesterton
If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
– Socrates
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
– Sydney J. Harris
If a society is to preserve stability and a degree of continuity, it must learn how to keep its adolescents from imposing their tastes, values, and fantasies on everyday life.
– Eric Hoffer

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