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It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
– P. G. Wodehouse
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It is a good success to take people from the city to the forests; but there is a much greater success: To bring the forest to the people, to the cities! To bring heaven to the hell!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
– Sir Winston Churchill, My Early Life, 1930
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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
– Winston Churchill
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It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.
– Don Herold
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It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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It is a great thing to know our vices.
– Cicero
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It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
– Seneca
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It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
– Conan Doyle
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It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
– William Shakespeare
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It is a kind of policy in these days to prefix a fantastical title to a book which is to be sold; for as larks come down to a day-net, many vain readers will tarry and stand gazing, like silly passengers, at an antic picture in a painter?s shop that will not look at a judicious piece.
– Burton
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It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
– Albert Camus
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It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well.
– Maureen Dowd, New York Times, January 10, 2005
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It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
– Paul Tournier
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It is a mad man who gather in an angry Lion's den.
– Pauline Musariri
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It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
– Buddha
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It is a mass language only in the same sense that its baseball slang is born of baseball players. That is, it is a language which is being molded by writers to do delicate things and yet be within the grasp of superficially educated people. It is not a natural growth, much as its proletarian writers would like to think so. But compared with it at its best, English has reached the Alexandrian stage of formalism and decay.
– Raymond Chandler
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It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
– Charles Dickens, Bleak House
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It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
– James Fenimore Cooper
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It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.
– Johann von Goethe
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It is a mistake to assume that a man is worth a lot of money just because he has it.
– Vikrant Parsai
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It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
– George Sand
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It is a mistake to speak of a bad choice in love, since as soon as a choice exists, it can only be bad.
– Marcel Proust
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It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
– Archbishop William Temple, 1955
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It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
– Samuel Smiles
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