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If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous; if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength; if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life; if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.
– Confucius, The Confucian AnalectsRate it:
If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.
– Robert Green IngersollRate it:
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I have guesses enough of my own.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
If a man yields himself to God, He will change
– UnknownRate it:
If a man's judgement be impaired, let him study philosophy
– Lot ChakonzaRate it:
If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.
– BuddhaRate it:
If a man's shadow is brighter than himself, than that man becomes the shadow itself!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
– Francis BaconRate it:
If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
If a million people see my movie, I hope they see a million different movies.
– Quentin Tarantino, Referring to the movie Pulp FictionRate it:
If a nation is ruled by two kings, both the kings and their subjects will perish.
– YeghisheRate it:
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 MaughamRate it:
If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
– Ezra PoundRate it:
If a person advises others to beg to be happy, then instantly the people ought to make sure that his/her own bag is not empty of happiness.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
If a person calls himself a civil rights activist and is anti-gun, he is a fraud. Gun rights are civil rights.
– Rick EctorRate it:
If a person can give you a finger he will also give you the whole hand.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
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. 154Rate it:
If a person finds the negative people in his network, then he needs to mind or mend his own nature than others for his basic grounding decides only the level of acidic or toxic surrounding.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
– Billy GrahamRate it:
If a person is consistently true to his words, then it will not be heard by the most people but by a very few who are positive by nature and the same will be ignored by those who are negative by character.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
If a person is determined to fight to the death, then they may very well have that opportunity.
– Donald H. Rumsfeld, on Iraqi Resistance FightersRate it:
If a person listens routinely to the sermon but doesn’t show the commensurate good change in own daily action, then the fact is s/he is actually not hearing anything of the spiritual master’s oration.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
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, 1882Rate it:
If a person only advocates to not worry about the people who take credit of others work and just advises to do own job sincerely, then the first thing to ensure if s/he is also not like them only.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
If a person starts always analyzing everything before saying to the people so that the thoughts are pleasant, then most probably s/he would not be able to say ever anything excellent.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:

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