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It takes two to speak truth - One to speak, and another to hear.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It takes uniqueness to be or become a difference maker. Or rather, uniqueness is what it takes to make a difference. So, be unique in all you do.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes wisdom/insight/proactive approach to be resourceful i.e. to have the ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes years to build a trust, and it takes one betrayal to destroy that trust.
– The Omani ShedRate it:
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: the one to slander you, and the other to bring the news to you.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.
– Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)Rate it:
It took a course from me for the Democratic leadership to realize we have an electoral college. 'But we got the popular vote!' Well you can take the MTA from Dorchester to Brookline. That's how far it'll get you.
– Ira CarmenRate it:
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up, because by that time I was too famous.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
– Hank AaronRate it:
It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order -- and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.
– Douglas HostadterRate it:
It used to take courage--indeed, it was the act of courage par excellence--to leave the comforts of home and family and go out into the world seeking adventure. Today there are fewer places to discover, and the real adventure is to stay at home.
– Alvaro de SolvaRate it:
It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way.
– AnonymousRate it:
It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage-earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good.
– Pope Pius XIRate it:
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead.
– Dame Rose MacaulayRate it:
It was a cold, bright day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.
– George Orwell, "1984", first sentenceRate it:
It was a dark and stormy night the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
– Edward Bulwer-LyttonRate it:
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Paul CliffordRate it:
It was a false maxim of Domitian that he who would gain the people of Rome must promise all things and perform nothing. For when a man is known to be false in his word, instead of a column, which he might be by keeping it, for others to rest upon, he becomes a reed, which no man will vouchsafe to lean upon. Like a floating island, when we come next day to seek it, it is carried from the place we left it in, and, instead of earth to build upon, we find nothing but inconstant and deceiving waves.
– FelthamRate it:
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
– AdvanceRate it:
It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.
– Henry KissingerRate it:
It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men-where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time.
– Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.Rate it:

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