Found 66 quotes starting with IS:

Is a hippopotamus really a hippopotomus or just a really cool opotamus?
– Mitch HedbergRate it:
Is a preface exquisitely written? No literary morsel is more delicious. Is the author inveterately dull? It is a kind of preparatory information, which may be very useful. It argues a deficiency of taste to turn over an elaborate preface unread: for it is the attar of the author?s roses, every drop distilled at an immense cost. It is the reason of the reasoning, and the folly of the foolish.
– Isaac D?IsraeliRate it:
Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
– Philip RothRate it:
Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?
– Mary Baker EddyRate it:
Is death the last step? No, it is the final awakening.
– Walter ScottRate it:
Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat. (Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)
– Lucius Accius TelephusRate it:
Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat.
(Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)

– Lucius Accius, TelephusRate it:
Is discord going to show itself while we are still fighting, is the Jew once again worth less than another? Oh, it is sad, very sad, that once more, for the umpteenth time, the old truth is confirmed: What one Christian does is his own responsibility, what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews.
– Anne FrankRate it:
Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin.
– Jim MorrisonRate it:
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperatelly I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
– Russell BakerRate it:
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperatelly? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
– Russell BakerRate it:
Is it a form of social play that underneath the words people say, there is a different conversation going on?
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Is it better to be the lover or the loved one? Neither, if your cholesterol is over six hundred. By love, of course, I refer to romantic love -- the love between man and woman, rather than between mother and child, or a boy and his dog, or two headwaiters.
– Woody Allen, Without FeathersRate it:
Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
– Mohandas Karamchand GandhiRate it:
Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
– Christopher MarloweRate it:
Is it not the glory of the people of America, that, whilst they have paid a decent regard to the opinions of former times and other nations, they have not suffered a blind veneration for antiquity, for custom, or for names, to overrule the suggestions of their own good sense, the knowledge of their own situation, and the lessons of their own experience? To this manly spirit, posterity will be indebted for the possession, and the world for the example, of the numerous innovations displayed on the American theatre, in favor of private rights and public happiness.
– James MadisonRate it:
Is it possible that a tragedy can look so beautiful? The death of the leaves is the answer for this question!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the center of man's universe is the earth?
– Stephen VizinczeyRate it:
Is it possible to write a poem or are these words just screams of outlaws exiled to the desert?
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
– Stanisław Jerzy LecRate it:
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a knife and fork
– Stanislaw LecRate it:
Is it the Fourth?
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery Forbid it, Almighty God I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death
– Patrick HenryRate it:
Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!
– Patrick HenryRate it:
Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!
– Patrick HenryRate it:

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