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It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
– Ulysses
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It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
– Elizabeth II
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It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
– Margaret Fuller
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It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
– W. R. Inge
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It is bad luck to be superstitious.
– Andrew W. Mathis
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It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.
– Lord Acton
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It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
– Oscar Wilde
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It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
– Bertrand Russell
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It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
– Bertrand Russell
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It is because the public are a mass -- inert, obtuse, and passive -- that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are -- and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence.
– Alfred Jarry
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It is because they took the easy way out, That rivers and people, go crooked.
– Jill Peterson
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It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
– Hesiod
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It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
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It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
– Henry Allen
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It is better in some respects to be admired by those with whom you live, than to be loved by them. And this is not on account of any gratification of vanity, but because admiration is so much more tolerant than love.
– Sir Arthur Helps
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It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
– Tom Stoppard
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It is better one time to see things than one hundred times to hear about them.
– Vikrant Parsai
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It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
– William Blackstone
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It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.
– James Grover Thurber
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It is better to be a beggar than ignorant; for a beggar only wants money, but an ignorant person wants humanity.
– Aristippus
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It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep for your whole life.
– Elizabeth Henry
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It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
– Oscar Wilde
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It is better to be completely ignorant than to be ill taught.
– Vikrant Parsai
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