Found 2,174 quotes starting with IF:

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
If any choose to maintain, as many do, that species were gradually brought to their maturity from humbler forms ... he is welcome to his hypothesis, but I have nothing to do with it.
– Philip Henry Gosse, 1857Rate it:
If any human being earnestly desire to push on to new discoveries instead of just retaining and using the old to win victories over Nature as a worker rather than over hostile critics as a disputant to attain , in fact, clear and demonstrative knowlegde instead of attractive and probable theory we invite him as a true son of Science to join our ranks.
– Francis BaconRate it:
If any man claims the Negro should be content ... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
– Robert Francis KennedyRate it:
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
– Horace MannRate it:
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
If any of us had a child that we thought was as bad as we know we are, we would have cause to start to worry.
– Will RogersRate it:
If any of us hopes to survive, s/he must meet the extremity of the American female condition with immediate and political response. The thoroughly destructive and indefensible subjugation of the majority of Americans cannot continue except at the peril of the entire body politic.
– June JordanRate it:
If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient at others, so bewildered and so weak and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control We are, to be sure, a miracle every way but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out.
– Jane AustenRate it:
If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control! We are, to be sure, a miracle every way; but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out.
– Jane Austen, Mansfield ParkRate it:
If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred.
– Walt WhitmanRate it:
If anyone attempts to hall down the American flag shoot him on the spot.
– John A. DixRate it:
If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
– Paul William Bear BryantRate it:
If anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow.
– PhilipRate it:
If anything is worth doing it is worth doing in style, and on your own terms, and nobody's Goddamned else's!
– Lucius BeebeRate it:
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
If at all there is a scarcity of anything on earth, then it is only the TRUST on one another; and just trust, the rest everything is provided to the people by an invisible Almighty in a sufficient quantity.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
If at first you don't succeed, call it version 1.0
– Charles LaullerRate it:
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence you ever tried
– UnknownRate it:
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.
– Quentin CrispRate it:
If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.
– Bill LyonRate it:
If at first you don't succeed, lie, lie again.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
If at first you don't succeed, maybe you should quit while you're ahead.
– Sam BarryRate it:

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