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It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.
– Harold MacmillanRate it:
It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's remedial readin', remedial 'ritin' and remedial 'rithmetic.
– Robert HutchinsRate it:
It has ever been since time began, and ever will be, till time lose breath, that love is a mood --no more --to man, and love to a woman is life or death.
– Ella Wheeler WilcoxRate it:
It has just been twenty-three years since I began to wander. In the next twenty-three years I wonder if there will come a time when life is no longer a wonderful adventure; when there is not some interesting experience in things or personalities waiting just around the corner. If that time does come, I hope that my release will be swift.
– Roy Chapman Andrews, Ends of the Earth, 1929Rate it:
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just to realize them.
– Man RayRate it:
It has to be acknowledged that in capitalist society, with its herds of hippies, originality has become a sort of fringe benefit, a mere convention, accepted obsolescence, the Beatnik model being turned in for the Hippie model, as though strangely obedient to capitalist laws of marketing.
– Mary McCarthyRate it:
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
– Arthur C. ClarkeRate it:
It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.
– Marquis de SadeRate it:
It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear; about two, nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey: the main thing is to keep to the faith, to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire, to weep and press on.
– Mary Caroline RichardsRate it:
It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return, but what is the most painful is to love someone and never find the courage to let the person know how you feel.
– juan gomezRate it:
It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
– R. W. GriswoldRate it:
It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.
– James Fenimore CooperRate it:
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
– Robert Green IngersollRate it:
It is a brave act of valor to condemn death, but where life is more terrible than death it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
– Sir Thomas BrowneRate it:
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
– Arthur Conan DoyleRate it:
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.
– Sir Arthur Conan DoyleRate it:
It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is a common delusion that you can make things better by talking about them.
– Dame Rose MacauleyRate it:
It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them.
– Dame Rose MacaulayRate it:
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
– George EliotRate it:
It is a common remark that men talk most who think least; just as frogs cease their quacking when a light is brought to the water-side.
– RichterRate it:

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