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It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
– BuddhaRate it:
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 ChandlerRate it:
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
– Charles Dickens, Bleak HouseRate it:
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 CooperRate it:
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 GoetheRate it:
It is a mistake to assume that a man is worth a lot of money just because he has it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is a mistake to be born — another to live — and a third to die.
– Letitia Elizabeth LandonRate it:
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 SandRate it:
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 ProustRate it:
It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
– Archbishop William Temple, 1955Rate it:
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 SmilesRate it:
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 SmilesRate it:
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
– Douglas AdamsRate it:
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.
– Roger ZelaznyRate it:
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
– Arnold J. ToynbeeRate it:
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, inventions and actions of others.
– Johann Kaspar LavaterRate it:
It is a practical lesson in walking as Spirit in form to teach ourselves to see/feel beyond this illusion of separateness.
– Serene CeliaRate it:
It is a primitive form of thought that things exist or do not exist.
– Sir Arthur EddingtonRate it:
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
– AeschylusRate it:
It is a proverbial expression that every man is the maker of his own fortune, and we usually regard it as implying that every man by his folly or wisdom prepares good or evil for himself. But we may view it in another light, namely, that we may so accommodate ourselves to the dispositions of Providence as to be happy in our lot, whatever may be its privations.
– Von HumboldtRate it:
It is a quite remarkable fact that the great religions of the most civilized peoples are more deeply fraught with sadness than the simpler beliefs of earlier societies. This certainly does not mean that the current of pessimism is eventually to submerge the other, but it proves that it does not lose ground and that it does not seem destined to disappear.
– Émile DurkheimRate it:
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
– Willie SuttonRate it:

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