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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
If you're a circus clown, and you have a dog that you use in your act, I don't think it's a good idea to also dress the dog up like a clown, because people see that and they think, 'Forgive me, but that's just too much.'
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're a cowboy, and you're dragging a guy behind your horse, I bet it would really make you mad if you looked back and the guy was reading a magazine.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're a horse, and someone gets on you, and falls off, and then gets right back on you, I think you should buck him off right away.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're a singer you lose your voice. A baseball player loses his arm. A writer gets more knowledge, and if he's good, the older he gets, the better he writes.
– Mickey Spillane
If you're a young Mafia gangster out on your first date, I bet it's really embarrassing if someone tries to kill you.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.
– Barbara Cook
If you're afraid to let someone else see your weakness, take heart Nobody's perfect. Besides, your attempts to hide your flaws don't work as well as you think they do.
– Julie Morgenstern
If you're an ant, and you're walking along across the top of a cup of pudding, you probably have no idea that the only thing between you and disaster is the strength of that pudding skin.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're an archaeologist, I bet it's real embarrassing to put together a skull from a bunch of ancient bone fragments, but then it turns out it's not a skull but just an old dried-out potato.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're at a Thanksgiving dinner, but you don't like the stuffing or the cranberry sauce or anything else, just pretend like you're eating it, but instead, put it all in your lap and form it into a big mushy ball. Then, later, when you're out back having cigars with the boys, let out a big fake cough and throw the ball to the ground. Then say, 'Boy, these are good cigars'
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals.
– Lou Holtz
If you're cheap in your dealings, you only attract a chepskates reward.
– Mike Gegelman

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