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If you would be pope, you must think of nothing else.
– Danish proverb
If you would be pungent, be brief for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
– Robert Southey
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
– Robert Southey
If you would be unloved and forgotten, be reasonable.
– Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
– Benjamin Franklin
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
– Henry David Thoreau
If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself 'I used to be angry every day then every other day now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
– Epictetus
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
– Hal Borland
If you would live healthy, be old early.
– Danish proverb
If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.
– Ovid
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing.
– Benjamin Franklin
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing.
– Benjamin Franklin
If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are rotten,
either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing.

– Benjamin Franklin
If you would not step into the harlot's house, do not go by the harlot's door.
– Thomas Secker
If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.
– Benjamin Franklin
If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself; if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
– Tryon Edwards
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
– Abraham Lincoln
If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.
– Alexander MacLaren
If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.
– Benjamin Franklin
If you write fiction you are, in a sense, corrupted. There's a tremendous corruptibility for the fiction writer because you're dealing mainly with sex and violence. These remain the basic themes, they're the basic themes of Shakespeare whether you like it or not.
– Anthony Burgess
If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives.
– Vince Lombardi
If you're a blacksmith, probably the proudest day of your life is when you get your first anvil. How innocent you are, little blacksmith.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're a boxing referee, it's probably illegal to wear a bow tie that spins or changes colors.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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