Found 1,897 quotes starting with IT:

It a letter contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.
– Robert ArmstrongRate it:
It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally, even when you know what you're talking about.
– Kim HubbardRate it:
It ain't braggin' if you can back it up.
– Dizzy DeanRate it:
It ain't over 'till it's over.
– Yogi BerraRate it:
It ain't over till it's over
– Yogi BerraRate it:
It ain't sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.
– Mae WestRate it:
It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
– Lawrence Peter BerraRate it:
It ain't what folks know that's the problem, it's what they know that ain't so.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
It all depends on how we look at things, and not on how they are themselves.
– Carl JungRate it:
It all in God's plan, mommy
– Jeff Andrew NobleRate it:
It all meant nothing but 'Move a little farther. You are to near me.'
– Native AmericanRate it:
It always bugs me when I'm singing along with a song on the radio, and the artist get's the words wrong!
– Charles LaullerRate it:
It always seems impossible until it's done.
– Nelson MandelaRate it:
It appears that asking is not always a pleasant thing. Could be an aspect of human nature to feel awkward when asking others. To say "Please" we give others the option of assisting us or not. The manner in which we feel about what we ask relates to our feelings about asking. Passion is an element of our saying..."Please...so is the motive. We all ask of others. Why we ask depends mostly on present conditions...those change. I ask others to think a bit before going on some tangent. Doing so could be beneficial to all of us...Please? KnowyerLoved CWD
– Carl DeHavenRate it:
It appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own airy citadel.
– John KeatsRate it:
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
– Diane AckermanRate it:
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic, is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
– TacitusRate it:
It better to win by the power of love than by the power of might.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It breaks immortality's neck. Contemplates crime and therefore halts it; It humbles barbarous nations, And makes of savages, champions! ("Por La Education")
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them, and every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are.
– AnonymousRate it:
It can be a bit irritating when someone asks me how the new film's coming along when I haven't worked on Harry Potter for two years. Generally speaking, I have no problem with it. Most actors go through their careers without ever being involved in something so spectacular, so I think it would be a bit ignorant of me to object to being associated with it. Harry Potter is an amazing thing. I'm not just being diplomatic here either. I'm still reminded regularly of what a unique experience it was.
– Sean BiggerstaffRate it:
It can be interesting to study ancient philosophy, but more as a kind of accident report than to teach you anything useful.
– Paul GrahamRate it:
It can be shown mathematically that only attitude will enable you to reach 100% towards your goal, the finish line where everything else, including skills or knowledge or hard work, cannot reach. If you assign the numbers to the letters A to Z as 1 to 26 respectively, and then add the corresponding numbers for the spellings of each word, you will get 63% for skill, 82% for skills, 96% for knowledge, 98% for hard work, and exact 100% for attitude. Math is really beautiful here, in my view, for it elucidates and illuminates the fact that good attitude can empower you reach your goals 100%.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond-the-fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill-file.
– unattributed truth from r.g.frpRate it:
It can go on and on, or someone must write 'The End' to it. I have concluded that only I can do that. And if I can, I must.
– Gerald R. FordRate it:
It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
– Charles ChurchillRate it:
It cannot but be injurious to the human mind never to be called into effort: the habit of receiving pleasure without any exertion of thought, by the mere excitement of curiosity, and sensibility, may be justly ranked among the worst effects of habitual novel-reading.
– ColeridgeRate it:
It citizenship would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other state whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, andwithout obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of the law for which a white man would be punished it citizenship would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went. And all this would be done in the face of the subject race of the same color, both free and slaves, inevitably producing discontent and insubordination among them, and endangering the peace and safety of the State.
– Roger B. TaneyRate it:
It comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don't get on the wrong track or try to do too much.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It could be said that the AIDS pandemic is a classic own-goal scored by the human race against itself.
– AnneRate it:
It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination... If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed.
– Annie DillardRate it:
It could not be happening because this sort of thing did not happen. Any contradictory evidence could be safely ignored.
– Terry Pratchett, JingoRate it:
It could probably be show by facts and figures that there is no distinctively native American criminal class except Congress.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable everyday to the same human being.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It did not last: the devil howling "Ho! Let Einstein be!" restored the status quo.
– Sir John Collins Squire, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. MendozaRate it:
It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
– Max BeerbohmRate it:
It does matter not if the road ends; find another road!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
– Charles KuraltRate it:
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
– J. K. RowlingRate it:
It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.
– J TolkeinRate it:
It does not do well to make ice but forget the scotch.
– Paul. F. MeekinRate it:
It does not follow because many books are written by persons born in America that there exists an American literature. Books which imitate or represent the thoughts and life of Europe do not constitute an American literature. Before such can exist, an original idea must animate this nation and fresh currents of life must call into life fresh thoughts along the shore.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.
– Amit RayRate it:
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
– ConfuciusRate it:
It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.
– ConfuciusRate it:
It does not matter much what a man hates provided he hates something.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
It does not matter what men say in words, so long as their activities are controlled by settled instincts. The words may ultimately destroy the instincts. But until this has occurred, words do not count. - from Science and the Modern World
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
It does not matter who you WERE. All that really matters is who you ARE.
– Gordana BiernatRate it:
It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so.
– Friedrich von SchillerRate it:
It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.
– Albert Coombs BarnesRate it:
It does not take sharp eyes to see the sun and the moon, nor does it take sharp ears to hear the thunderclap. Wisdom is not obvious. You must see the subtle and notice the hidden to be victorious.
– Sun Tzu, The Art of WarRate it:
It doesn't do any good to sit up and take notice if you keep on sitting.
– UnknownRate it:
It doesn't do good to open doors for someone who doesn't have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts.
– Ronald ReaganRate it:
It doesn't make a difference what temperature a room is, it's always room temperature.
– Steven WrightRate it:
It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.
– Deng XiaopingRate it:
It doesn't matter if you don't know the answer to a particular question(s), the only thing that matters is if you know where you can find answers to your questions
– Rafay BalochRate it:
It doesn't matter what you believe just so long as you're sincere.
– Charles M. SchulzRate it:
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
– Brian TracyRate it:
It doesn't matter whether you are rich or poor -- as long as you've got money.
– Joe E. LewisRate it:
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
– Jim RohnRate it:
It doesn't matter which side of the tracks your from, the train still rolls the same.
– Robert M. HenselRate it:
It doesn't matter who you have hurt, if you've learned not to hurt again. It doesn't matter what mistakes you've made as long as you don't make them again. As long as you learn, as long as you're willing to take your life in your hands, and kiss it and go from there. Then there is growth. There there is life!
– Felice Leonardo (Leo) Buscaglia, Ph.D.Rate it:
It doesn't mean that if u dont finish college u can't get the good job. Many college graduate dont have job and some of it working but not on their field of study.
– Sheryl HartRate it:
It doesn't require any particular bravery to stand on the floor of the Senate and urge our boys in Vietnam to fight harder, and if this war mushrooms into a major conflict and a hundred thousand young Americans are killed, it won't be U. S. Senators who die. It will be American soldiers who are too young to qualify for the senate.
– George McGovernRate it:
It doesn't ring, till it doesn't sting...
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
It doesn't take a great task to be or become a great leader. But guess what? It takes a great leader to surmount a great task.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It doesn’t extinguish the fire with ice. (On n’éteint pas le feu - Avec des glaçons.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
It doesn’t matter of what colour you are as long as there is green clolur in your pocket.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It doesn’t mean you are alive because you are out of bed but you are probably dead if you are in bed.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It ever has been since time began, And ever will be, till time lose breath, That love is a mood - no more - to a man, And love to a woman is life or death.
– Ella Wheeler WilcoxRate it:
It feels good and rewarding to study a career that helps people. The problem will be visible years later when you are at home at the end of the night, staring at your paycheck.
– Arber DociRate it:
It gets late early out there.
– Lawrence Peter BerraRate it:
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
It had been eight years and while I didn't work there every week, I still felt a close bond to many of the cast and crew.
– Jennifer RhodesRate it:
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy.
– James ThurberRate it:
It happens to each according to his consciousness," is the Law of Consciousness.
– L. S. BarksdaleRate it:
It has all been very interesting.
– Mary Wortley MontaguRate it:
It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it.
– Havelock EllisRate it:
It has always been my ambition since childhood to live such a life that one day my fellow citizens would call me to membership in this popular branch of the greatest lawmaking body in the world. Out of their confidence and partiality they have done this. It is now my sole purpose here to help enact such wise and just laws that our common country will by virtue of these laws be a happier and a more prosperous country. I have always dreamed of a country which I believe this should be and will be, and that is one in which the citizenship is an educated and patriotic people, not swayed by passion and prejudice, and a country that shall know no East, no West, no North, no South, but inhabited by a people liberty loving, patriotic, happy, and prosperous, with its lawmakers having no other purpose than to write such just laws as shall in the years to come be of service to human kind yet unborn. [Applause]
– Sam RayburnRate it:
It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor.
– Neil GaimanRate it:
It has always seemed to me extreme presumptuousness on the part of those who want to make human ability the measure of what nature can and knows how to do, since, when one comes down to it, there is not one effect in nature, no matter how small, that eve
– Galileo GalileiRate it:
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It has beeen said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies.
– Bette DavisRate it:
It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.
– Margaret Oliphant OliphantRate it:
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
– Henry FordRate it:
It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny their figure deformity.
– Alexander HamiltonRate it:
It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity.
– Alexander Hamilton, Speech on 21 June 1788 urging ratification of the Constitution in New York.Rate it:
It has been our policy not to use obscenities in the paper. It's a harmless little eccentricity of ours.
– A. M. RosenthalRate it:
It has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that you miss 100% of the shots you do not take.
– Wayne GretskiRate it:
It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.
– Julie BurchillRate it:
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It has been said that God's gift is also indescribable because of the grace by which it is given. God, who is rich in mercy, gave the world the gift of His dear Son while we were at enmity with Him. Paul says 'But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us' (Rom. 58). Therefore, in Him we are freely given all things redemption, forgiveness of sins, righteousness, peace, hope, wisdom and knowledge.
– Paul SadlerRate it:
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
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:
It is a common saying that punctuality is the soul of business. But besides that, I'm propagating that punctuality is as well an indispensable factor of genuine success. That's because, anyone who dares to take the right step/action towards anything, at the right time and at the right proportion is bound to succeed or emerge a success.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments.
– Michel de MontaigneRate it:
It is a commonplace that the history of civilisation is largely the history of weapons. In particular, the connection between the discovery of gunpowder and the overthrow of feudalism by the bourgeoisie has been pointed out over and over again. And though I have no doubt exceptions can be brought forward, I think the following rule would be found to be generally true that ages in which the dominant weapon is expensive or difficult to make will be ages of despotism, whereas when the dominant weapon is cheap and simple, the common people have a chance. Thus, for example, tanks, battleships and bombing planes are inherently tyrannical weapons, while rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon --so long as there is no answer to it-- gives claws to the weak.
– George OrwellRate it:
It is a condition which confronts usnot a theory.
– Grover ClevelandRate it:
It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is a curious fact that when we get sick we want an uncommon doctor... When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man.
– Herbert Clark HooverRate it:
It is a curious thing ... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
– Evelyn WaughRate it:
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
– Evelyn WaughRate it:
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize how much you love them.
– Agatha ChristieRate it:
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen that is the common right of humanity.
– SenecaRate it:
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
– SenecaRate it:
It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
– Cato the ElderRate it:
It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
– Jean de La FontaineRate it:
It is a familiar beast to man, and signifies love.
– William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 1 scene 1Rate it:
It is a far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
– Charles Dickens, A Tale Of Two CitiesRate it:
It is a far, far better thing that I do now, then I have ever done before... it is a far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known before.
– Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two CitiesRate it:
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
– Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two CitiesRate it:
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put on the troubled seas of thought.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love.
– Jean Baptiste Poquelin MolireRate it:
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
– D. H. LawrenceRate it:
It is a good answer that knows when to stop.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
It is a good habit to thank always the bridge which takes you to the other side or to mention the name of the bridge or to take the photo of it or to repair it if you can! In short, do something good for those who do goodness for you!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is no that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself.
– Robert Merton SolowRate it:
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
– Konrad LorenzRate it:
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. WodehouseRate it:
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. WodehouseRate it:
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. WodehouseRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
– Sir Winston Churchill, My Early Life, 1930Rate it:
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 ChurchillRate it:
It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.
– Don HeroldRate it:
It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.
– Francois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
It is a great thing to know our vices.
– CiceroRate it:
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
– SenecaRate it:
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
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.
– BurtonRate it:
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
– Albert CamusRate it:
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, 2005Rate it:
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 TournierRate it:
It is a mad man who gather in an angry Lion's den.
– Pauline MusaririRate it:
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 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 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:
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
– George SantayanaRate it:
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
– SenecaRate it:
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
– Richard JeniRate it:
It is a secret both in nature and state, that it is safer to change many things than one.
– Francis BaconRate it:
It is a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot.
– Vladimir Vladimirovich NabokovRate it:
It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living.
– Eric HofferRate it:
It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content, or of weariness.
– Michel Eyquem de MontaigneRate it:
It is a sign of strength, not of weakness, to admit that you don't know all the answers.
– John P. LoughraneRate it:
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nineRate it:
It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice. I consider the real vice is making losses.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is a source of gratification and of encouragement to me to observe that the great result of this experiment upon the theory of human rights has at the close of that generation by which it was formed been crowned with success equal to the most sanguine expectations of its founders.
– John Quincy AdamsRate it:
It is a source of happiness to see the elderly working in their garden or looking from their windows! It is so good to see them alive and well!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
– Helen KellerRate it:
It is a true saying that "One falsehood leads easily to another".
– CiceroRate it:
It is a true saying that a man must eat a peck of salt with his friend before he knows him.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
It is a true saying that One falsehood leads easily to another.
– CiceroRate it:
It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces.
– Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones DiaryRate it:
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
– Jane Austen, Pride and PrejudiceRate it:
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of ths surrounding families, that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.
– Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (opening lines)Rate it:
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a large fortune must be in want of a wife.
– Jane Austen, Pride and PrejudiceRate it:
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted in the field without becoming part of an edifice. (El Filibusterismo)
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
It is a very hard undertaking to seek to please everybody.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
– Thomas Brackett ReedRate it:
It is a very rare man who does not victimize the helpless.
– James BaldwinRate it:
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
– William Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice", Act 2 scene 2Rate it:
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
– Felix FrankfurterRate it:
It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses.
– SenecaRate it:
It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
– Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993Rate it:
It is absolutely impossible to be a rich Christian " Because he does not follow Jesus.Jesus answered, Mark 12:30 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”
– Sunny Mathew CheruthanniyilRate it:
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks.
– Pierre Auguste RenoirRate it:
It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self-critical?
– Alan PerlisRate it:
It is all right if you talk to yourself. It is all right if you answer yourself. But when you start disagreeing with the answers, you've got a problem.
– R. E. PhillipsRate it:
It is almost impossible to be a doctor and an honest man, but it is obscenely impossible to be a psychiatrist without at the same time bearing the stamp of the most incontestable madness: that of being unable to resist that old atavistic reflex of the mass of humanity, which makes any man of science who is absorbed by this mass a kind of natural and inborn enemy of all genius.
– Antonin ArtaudRate it:
It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.
– Matthew ArnoldRate it:
It is almost impossible to smile on the outside without feeling better on the inside.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is always a great honour to mention a truth which has not become widespread yet. One of these truths is that man has no soul; he has only 'body' and 'mind'. Man's unshakable belief on the soul will not change this scientific truth! No belief can be higher than the scientific truths! Man can be born, can walk and work and can think without owning a mysterious and an immaterial soul! The soullessness of the man is a great tragedy both for the man and for the religion. But Man, contrary to the religion, will come out with triumph from this tragedy.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is always amazing to me how anyone who holds the faith can ask what we get out of the Mass. What we get out, is the risen Christ. What he does is explode our tiny ways and small minds to bring them into a dimension of existence that is sometimes resisted because it can be terrifying. The risen Christ is not a 'nice man'. He is certainly not the sentimentalized Jesus who never makes demands that bring us beyond our very selves and turn the world inside out.
– Francis Cardinal George, OMIRate it:
It is always better to help the needy than the poor.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is always easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
– US Marine ProverbRate it:
It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.
– John BurroughsRate it:
It is always easy to shine in the dark mud! Choose the difficult task: Amongst the pearls under the sun, try to shine more than them!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is always easy to wake up a person who is fast asleep, but never those people who pretend to be deep in sleep.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
– Jane AustenRate it:
It is always possible that society you live in might go backwards, towards the land of ignorance and darkness! While this tragedy and stupidity happening, you must move forward! You must walk forward, towards the light and wisdom, to the land of reason!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is always possible to be happy by ignoring the sufferings of the millions! People with high conscience can never attain this kind of insensitive happiness!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within him.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
– MontesquieuRate it:
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is always the best policy to speak the truth--unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
– Jerome K JeromeRate it:
It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
– Karl BarthRate it:
It is always the same: once you are liberated, you are forced to ask who you are.
– Jean BaudrillardRate it:
It is always wise to stop wishing for things long enough to enjoy the fragrance of those now flowering.
– Patrice GiffordRate it:
It is always wise, as it is also fair, to test a man by the standards of his own day, and not by those of another.
– Odell ShepardRate it:
It is always wonderful to be a curious comet wandering in the galaxy of a good book.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
– Leo TolstoyRate it:
It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.
– Frank Duff, A Coder in Courierland, 03-20-05Rate it:
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
– Sandra SwinneyRate it:
It is amazing how soon one becomes accustomed to the sound of ones voice, when forced to repeat a speech five or six times a day. As election day approaches, the size of the crowds grows; they are more responsive and more interested; and one derives a certain exhilaration from that which, only a few weeks before, was intensely painful. This is one possible explanation of unlimited debate in the Senate.
– J. William FulbrightRate it:
It is amazing that our souls -- our eternal essences, with all their hopes an dreams and visions of an eternal world -- are contained within these temporal bodies.
– Marion WoodmanRate it:
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
– Aneurin BevanRate it:
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer. motivational quotes
– AeschylusRate it:
It is an enduring truth, which can never be altered, that every infraction of the Law of nature must carry its punitive consequences with it. We can never get beyond that range of cause and effect.
– Thomas TrowardRate it:
It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.
– Thomas HuxleyRate it:
It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions; but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.
– Thomas H. HuxleyRate it:
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
– VoltaireRate it:
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is an observation no less just than common that there is no stronger test of a man?s real character than power and authority, exciting, as they do, every passion, and discovering every latent vice.
– PlutarchRate it:
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
– Robert G. IngersollRate it:
It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is an old observation that wise men grow usually wiser as they grow older, and fools more foolish.
– WielandRate it:
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
– Maxwell MaltzRate it:
It is an undeniable privilege of every man to prove himself right in the thesis that the world is his enemy; for if he reiterates it frequently enough and makes it the background of his conduct he is bound eventually to be right.
– George F. KennanRate it:
It is an utter shame to spend millions on the sanctuaries while millions are dying of hunger! Institutional religion must go to Hell even only for this infamy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
– OvidRate it:
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
– Henry JamesRate it:
It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
It is as hard to take success as it is failure.
– Louise NevelsonRate it:
It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
– Frederick BuechnerRate it:
It is as natural to die as to be born and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis BaconRate it:
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other.
– Francis BaconRate it:
It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.
– UlyssesRate it:
It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
– Elizabeth IIRate it:
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
– W. R. IngeRate it:
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
– Andrew W. MathisRate it:
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 ActonRate it:
It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
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 RussellRate it:
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 RussellRate it:
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 JarryRate it:
It is because they took the easy way out, That rivers and people, go crooked.
– Jill PetersonRate it:
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
– HesiodRate it:
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 ThackerayRate it:
It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
– Henry AllenRate it:
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 HelpsRate it:
It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
– Tom StoppardRate it:
It is better one time to see things than one hundred times to hear about them.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
– William BlackstoneRate it:
It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.
– James Grover ThurberRate it:
It is better to be a beggar than ignorant; for a beggar only wants money, but an ignorant person wants humanity.
– AristippusRate it:
It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep for your whole life.
– Elizabeth HenryRate it:
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is better to be completely ignorant than to be ill taught.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
– Arthur CalwellRate it:
It is better to be envied than pitied.
– HerodotusRate it:
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.
– Helen KellerRate it:
It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
– Andre GideRate it:
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
– Andre GideRate it:
It is better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not.
– Andr GideRate it:
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
It is better to be ignorant than being unwilling to learn.
– IrfanAhmadMallaRate it:
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
– Mae WestRate it:
It is better to be making the news than taking it to be an actor rather than a critic.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is better to be on your own than with people you don’t like.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to be poor than to live alone.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
– Whitney Moore YoungRate it:
It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
– Tom StoppardRate it:
It is better to be soft and kind than strong and rude.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
– Brigitte BardotRate it:
It is better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone else.
– Marilyn MonroeRate it:
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
– Mahatma GandhiRate it:
It is better to be well deserving without praise than to live by the air of undeserved commendation.
– R ChamberlainRate it:
It is better to choose a wife with your ears than with your eyes.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
– BuddhaRate it:
It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
– Gaius Julius CaesarRate it:
It is better to dance in the rain than to sit under a leaking roof.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to deal with the devil we know than the devil we don’t know.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.
– Joseph JoubertRate it:
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
– Dolores IbarruriRate it:
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees
– Emiliano ZapataRate it:
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!
– Emiliano ZapataRate it:
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
– Emiliano ZapataRate it:
It is better to die standing on your feet, than live the rest of your life on your knees
– Emiliano ZapataRate it:
It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction.
– Mikhail Sergeyevich GorbachevRate it:
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
– Herman MelvilleRate it:
It is better to give than to lend and it costs about the same.
– Polish ProverbRate it:
It is better to go near the truth and be imprisoned than to stay with the wrong and roam about freely, master Galilei. In fact, getting attached to falsity is terrible slavery, and real freedom is only next to the right.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used, than a powerful one that is idle.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is better to have done something than to have been someone.
– Claude MonetRate it:
It is better to have dreamed a thousand dreams that never were than never to have dreamed at all.
– Alexander PushkinRate it:
It is better to have loafed and lost than never to have loafed at all.
– James ThurberRate it:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
It is better to have what you can't love than to love what you can't have.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
– HeraclitusRate it:
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
– James ThurberRate it:
It is better to know yourself than someone to tell you who you are.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to learn late than never.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
– Old Chinese ProverbRate it:
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
– Roosevelt, EleanorRate it:
It is better to like what you have than to have what you like.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep.
– Tibetan ProverbRate it:
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
It is better to live richly than to die rich.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is better to looked over than overlooked.
– Mae WestRate it:
It is better to obey the mysterious direction, without any fuss, when it points to a new road, however strange that road may be. There is probably as much reason for it, if the truth were known, as for anything else.
– H. M. TomlinsonRate it:
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
– George WashingtonRate it:
It is better to participate and fail than fail to participate.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is better to pay and have little than to have much and be in debt.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to remain silent and be considered a fool then to speak and remove all doubt.
– Janet KeneahRate it:
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
– Voltaire, ZadigRate it:
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.
– Prophet Mohammed, BukhariRate it:
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
– Baltasar GracianRate it:
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
It is better to talk to a woman and think of God, than talk to God and think of a woman.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to think too much, than to think too little
– Eric Kopras, myself (i thought it up)Rate it:
It is better to trust your eyes than your ears, but not at the time of choosing your wife.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
It is better to understand little than to understand a lot.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
It is better to wear out than to rust out.
– Bishop Richard CumberlandRate it:
It is better to weave a net than to stand by the water longing for fish.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.
– Benjamin Nnamdi AzikiweRate it:
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
– PythagorasRate it:
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
– PythagorasRate it:
It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them... At least he who reaches will get a good stretch, a good view, and perhaps even a low-hanging apple for his efforts.
– R. A. Salvatore, SojournRate it:
It is better, of cours, to know useless things than to know nothing.
– SenecaRate it:
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
– Mary RenaultRate it:
It is books that are a key to the wide world if you can't do anything else, read all that you can.
– Jane HamiltonRate it:
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.
– James Henry Leigh HuntRate it:
It is both theoretically and practically very impossible to have a happy ending in life as long as death exists.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.
– F. H. BradleyRate it:
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
– William CobbettRate it:
It is by chance we met by choice we became friends.
– UnknownRate it:
It is by imitation, far more than by precept, that we learn everything; and what we learn thus, we acquire not only more efficiently, but more pleasantly. This forms our manners, our opinions, our lives.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
– Eric HofferRate it:
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
– Edgar Allan PoeRate it:
It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state.
– T.S. ElliotRate it:
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state.
– Thomas ElliotRate it:
It is by not always thinking of yourself, if you can manage it, that you might somehow be happy. Until you can make room in your life for someone as important to you as yourself, you will always be searching and lost....
– Richard BachRate it:
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
– Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)Rate it:
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.
– Mentat PrayerRate it:
It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.
– Rule of LifeRate it:
It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.
– Edgar QuinetRate it:
It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.
– Marquis de SadeRate it:
It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
– PlutarchRate it:
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our every man must take on a science fictional way of thinking.
– Isaac AsimovRate it:
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
– Freeman John DysonRate it:
It is characteristic of the military mentality that nonhuman factors (atom bombs, strategic bases, weapons of all sorts, the possession of raw materials, etc) are held essential, while the human being, his desires, and thoughts - in short, the psychological factors - are considered as unimportant and secondary...The individual is degraded...to "human materiel".
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
– William E. ChanningRate it:
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
– W. T. EllisRate it:
It is clear that all verbal structures with meaning are verbal imitations of that elusive psychological and physiological process known as thought, a process stumbling through emotional entanglements, sudden irrational convictions, involuntary gleams of insight, rationalized prejudices, and blocks of panic and inertia, finally to reach a completely incommunicable intuition.
– Northrop FryeRate it:
It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain opinions makes it impossible to earn a living.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is common error to infer that things which are consecutive in order of time have necessarily the relation of cause and effect.
– Jacob BigelowRate it:
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
It is common to follow the path of others; it is courageous to create your own.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is commonly a dangerous thing for a man to have more sense than his neighbours. Socrates paid for his superiority with his life; and if Aristotle saved his skin, accused as he was of heresy by the chief priest Eurymedon, it was because he took to his heels in time.
– WielandRate it:
It is commonly observed that a sudden wealth, like a prize drawn in a lottery or a large bequest to a poor family, does not permanently enrich. They have served no apprenticeship to wealth, and with the rapid wealth come rapid claims which they do not know how to deny, and the treasure is quickly dissipated.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
– Nicolas ChamfortRate it:
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
– Oprah WinfreyRate it:
It is confidently believed that our system may be safely extended to the utmost bounds of our territorial limits...
– James K. PolkRate it:
It is conventional to call monster any blending of dissonant elements. I call monster every original inexhaustible beauty.
– Alfred JarryRate it:
It is critical vision alone which can mitigate the unimpeded operation of the automatic.
– Marshall McLuhanRate it:
It is cruel to discover one's mediocrity only when it is too late.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves.
– LongfellowRate it:
It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.
– Eugene McCarthyRate it:
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is destruction to the weak man to attempt to imitate the powerful.
– PhaedrusRate it:
It is difficult for intellect, technology, and peace to coexist. Not because peace is static where the other two require constant stimulation. Peace can embrace change. It is because we live in a world where intellect and technology compete for power. And peace does not allow for inequality or competition.
– Andrea Scholer, author and philosopherRate it:
It is difficult for sorrow to intrude on a busy life.
– UnknownRate it:
It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
– Johann Christoph Friedrich von SchillerRate it:
It is difficult to find a reputable American historian who will acknowledge the crude fact that a Franklin Roosevelt, say, wanted to be President merely to wield power, to be famed and to be feared. To learn this simple fact one must wade through a sea of
– Gore VidalRate it:
It is difficult to forgive those who steal our time.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his income depends on his not understanding it.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it.
– Upton SinclairRate it:
It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!
– Upton Sinclair, Jr.Rate it:
It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
– JimRate it:
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
It is difficult to personate and act a part long, for where truth is not at the bottom Nature will always be endeavouring to return, and will peep out and betray herself one time or other.
– TillotsonRate it:
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
– Rod SerlingRate it:
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
– Robert H. GoddardRate it:
It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron LyttonRate it:
It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
– E. R. Bulwer-LyttonRate it:
It is difficult to share a good friend with someone else..
– Saad AzharRate it:
It is difficult to understand men, but still harder to know them thoroughly.
– SchillerRate it:
It is discouraging to try and penetrate a mind like yours. You ought to get it out and dance on it. That would take some of the rigidity out of it.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
– Taylor BensonRate it:
It is easier for the son to ask from the father than for the father to ask from the son.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be wiity every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
– Honore' de BalzacRate it:
It is easier to be critical than correct.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is easier to be human than to be a human being.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
– Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynRate it:
It is easier to believe a lie that one has heard a thousand times than to believe a fact that no one has heard before.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is easier to believe than to doubt.
– Everett D. MartinRate it:
It is easier to change rivers and mountains than human character.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easier to die when you have lived so I say to young people, go make memories.
– Doc PaskowitzRate it:
It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted.
– SenecaRate it:
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
– Alfred AdlerRate it:
It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it.
– A. A. HodgeRate it:
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
– Gaius Julius CaesarRate it:
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
– William BlakeRate it:
It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
– AesopRate it:
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
It is easier to judge a person's mental capacity by his questions than by his answers.
– Le Duc de LevisRate it:
It is easier to know your enemies than to know your friends.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
– Andr GideRate it:
It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.
– Betty Naomi FriedanRate it:
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.
– Eric HofferRate it:
It is easier to port a shell than a shell script.
– Larry WallRate it:
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
It is easier to pull down than to build up.
– Latin ProverbRate it:
It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
– Leonardo da VinciRate it:
It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.
– Bertolt BrechtRate it:
It is easier to set a limit for yourself, but if you do so you will never reach your true potential. You have an obligation to live up to your potential.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is easier to stay out than get out.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is easier to talk about money -- and much easier to talk about sex -- than it is to talk about power. People who have it deny it people who want it do not want to appear to hunger for it and people who engage in its machinations do so secretly.
– Smiley BlantonRate it:
It is easier to talk than to hold one's tongue.
– Greek ProverbRate it:
It is easier to write an indifferent poem than to understand a good one.
– Michel de MontaigneRate it:
It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song, But the man worth while is the one who can smile, When everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is troubled, And it always comes with the years. And the smiles that is worth the praises of earth Is the smile that shines through tears.
– Ella Wheeler WilcoxRate it:
It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song. But the man worth while is the one who can smile, when everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is troubled, And it always comes with the years. And the smiles that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.
– Ella Wheeler WilcoxRate it:
It is easy enough to be virtuous When nothing tempts you to stray; When without or within No voice of sin Is luring your soul away. But it is only a negative virtue until it is tried by fire. For the soul that is worth the treasures of the earth is the soul that resists desire.
– Ella Wheeler WilcoxRate it:
It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.
– Elizabeth IIRate it:
It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young men of this mealy generation the courage of their confusion.
– John Anthony CiardiRate it:
It is easy enough to tell the poor to accept their poverty as Gods will when you yourself have warm clothes and plenty of food and medical care and a roof over your head and no worry about the rent. But if you want them to believe youtry to share some of their poverty and see if you can accept it as Gods will yourself!
– Thomas MertonRate it:
It is easy to be a moral perfectionist when one is politically unaccountable.
– Robert D. Kaplan, Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos (Book)Rate it:
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
– AesopRate it:
It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character.
– Dag HammarskjldRate it:
It is easy to be popular. It is not easy to be just.
– Rose Elizabeth BirdRate it:
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
– Herbert SamuelRate it:
It is easy to bring others down to your level, Instead of bringing yourself up to their level, But it is never ever right.
– UnknownRate it:
It is easy to despise what you cannot get.
– AesopRate it:
It is easy to die, anyone can die anywhere -- the difficulty lies in living.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easy to fly into a passion--anybody can do that--but to be angry with the right person and at the right time and with the right object and in the right way--that is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it.
– AristotleRate it:
It is easy to forget that the most important aspect of comedy, after all, its great saving grace, is its ambiguity. You can simultaneously laugh at a situation, and take it seriously.
– Stephen FryRate it:
It is easy to forget when you borrow money but easy to remember when you lend it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easy to go down into Hell night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
– VirgilRate it:
It is easy to lose important opportunities, and difficult to regain them; therefore when they present themselves it is the more necessary to make every effort to retain them.
– GuicciardiniRate it:
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start.
– Mother TeresaRate it:
It is easy to pick out the best people. They will help you to do it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
– George EliotRate it:
It is easy to see the glow but hard to recognize the awakening of silence.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is easy to sit and it is easy not to think; you do the opposite: You walk and think!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
– M. GrundlerRate it:
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
– AeschylusRate it:
It is energy -- the central element of which is will -- that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
It is entirely possible to win against the enemy, it is possible, even, to kill the enemy... and still be defeated by the battle.
– Walter Wangerin, Jr., Book of the Dun CowRate it:
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals.
– HomerRate it:
It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.
– HomerRate it:
It is equally wrong to speed a guest who does not want to go, and to keep one back who is eager. You ought to make welcome the present guest, and send forth the one who wishes to go.
– HomerRate it:
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
– Boris Nikolayevich YeltsinRate it:
It is essential to know that to be a happy person, a happy family, a happy society, it is very crucial to have a good heart, that is very crucial. World peach must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just the absence of violence but the manifestation of human compassion.
– Dalai Lama, (in exile) Associated Press, 5/14/01Rate it:
It is eternity now. I am in the midst of it. It is about me and the sunshine.
– Richard JefferiesRate it:
It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.
– John Christian BoveeRate it:
It is expected from the government officials and the financial sector to selectively report on the good news to avoid investors panic and maintain confidence in the economy. Unfortunately building confidence has been the name of the game since the beginning of the crisis rather than real economic reforms.
– Med JonesRate it:
It is extraordinary how extraordinary the ordinary person is.
– George WillRate it:
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne
– William M. EvartsRate it:
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is far easier for a woman to lead a blameless life than it is for a man; all she has to do is to avoid sexual intercourse like the plague.
– Angela CarterRate it:
It is far easier to make war than to make peace.
– Georges ClémenceauRate it:
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
– William E. ChanningRate it:
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
– Judith MartinRate it:
It is fast approaching the point where I don't want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
It is fatal to be right when the rest of the world is wrong.
– Brother TheodoreRate it:
It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.
– Marcus Valerius MartialisRate it:
It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
– George Smith Patton, Jr.Rate it:
It is foolish to lend your sword to anyone during the battle.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
– Anne Bronte, Agnes GreyRate it:
It is for each of us freely to choose whom we shall serve, and find in that obedience our freedom.
– Mary Caroline RichardsRate it:
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
– Jeanne-Marie RolandRate it:
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
– Helen KellerRate it:
It is forbidden to decry other sects the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– AsokaRate it:
It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour.
– AsokaRate it:
It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
– Jean de La BruyèreRate it:
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
– Cornelius TacitusRate it:
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
– Victor HugoRate it:
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and injustice.
– Robert F. KennedyRate it:
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
– Robert F. Kennedy, South Africa, 1966Rate it:
It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:
It is futile to spend time telling stories about the fleetness of each day.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is good for a man to eat thistles and to remember that he is an ass.
– E. S. DallasRate it:
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
– Salvador DalíRate it:
It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
– Walter BagehotRate it:
It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
– Ursula K. LeGuinRate it:
It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
– Ursula K. LeGuinRate it:
It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things that money can't buy.
– George Horace LorimerRate it:
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.
– Arab ProverbRate it:
It is good to live and learn.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.Rate it:
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others
– Michel de MontaigneRate it:
It is good to tame the mind, which is difficult to hold in, and flighty, rushing wheresoever it listeth: a tamed mind brings blessings.
– The DhammapadaRate it:
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.
– Baltasar GracianRate it:
It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.
– Philip SidneyRate it:
It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind.
– LucretiusRate it:
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter.
– William HazlittRate it:
It is hard to begin to move when you don't know where you are moving, how to move, or if you are going to get there.
– Peter Nivio ZarlengaRate it:
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.
– Sally KemptonRate it:
It is hard to have patience with people who say 'There is no death' or 'Death doesn't matter.' There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.
– Leonardo DaVinciRate it:
It is hard to have patience with people who say There is no death or Death doesn't matter. There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.
– C. S. LewisRate it:
It is hard to let old beliefs go. They are familiar. We are comfortable with them and have spent years building systems and developing habits that depend on them. Like a man who has worn eyeglasses so long that he forgets he has them on, we forget that the world looks to us the way it does because we have become used to seeing it that way through a particular set of lenses. Today, however, we need new lenses. And we need to throw the old ones away.
– Kenich OhmaeRate it:
It is hard to think that a $2 billion company with 4,300-plus people couldn't compete with six people in blue jeans.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It is harder for a poor man to be successful than it is for a rich man.
– Gregory NunnRate it:
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
– Arnold H. GlasgowRate it:
It is he, who is happy and content with his possessions in life, who can find a position.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's mature critics often are.
– Alice WalkerRate it:
It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found -- not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
– Teresa of ÁvilaRate it:
It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is honourable to be accused by those who deserve to be accused.
– Latin ProverbRate it:
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
– Ansel AdamsRate it:
It is human nature to hate him whom you have injured.
– TacitusRate it:
It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.
– Marianne MooreRate it:
It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
It is human to search for the theory of everything and it is superhuman to find it.
– Kedar JoshiRate it:
It is idleness that creates impossibilities; and where people don't care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done.
– Robert SouthRate it:
It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. . . . The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment.
– W. Edwards DemingRate it:
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
– Jacob BronowskiRate it:
It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It is important to do what you don't know how to do. It is important to see your skills as keeping you from learning what is deepest and most mysterious. If you know how to focus, unfocus. If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos.
– Carlos CastanedaRate it:
It is important to fully understand the performance variables, benefits, and risks of each investment and why you'd want to add each investment to your portfolio in amounts that fit your risk appetite
– Med JonesRate it:
It is important to live each day with a positive perspective. It is not wise to pretend problems do not exist, but it is wise to look beyond the problem to the possibilities that are in it. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, 'He's so big, we can never kill him.' But David looked at the same giant and thought, 'He's so big, I can't miss him.'
– Dr. Dale E. TurnerRate it:
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
It is important, of course, that controversies be settled right, but there are many civil questions which arise between individuals in which it is not so important the controversy be settled one way or another as that it be settled. Of course a settlement of a controversy on a fundamentally wrong principle of law is greatly to be deplored, but there must of necessity be many rules governing the relations between members of the same society that are more important in that their establishment creates a known rule of action than that they proceed on one principle or another. Delay works always for the man with the longest purse.
– William Howard TaftRate it:
It is impossible for a dove to catch a swallow, for a clever man to catch a genius.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
– EpictetusRate it:
It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is impossible for ideas to compete in the marketplace if no forum for their presentation is provided or available.
– Thomas MannRate it:
It is impossible for those who are engaged in low and grovelling pursuits to entertain noble and generous sentiments. Their thoughts must always necessarily be somewhat similar to their employments.
– DemosthenesRate it:
It is impossible that a fish doesn’t carry any smell of the sea and a real love, of the melancholy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
– Jonathan SwiftRate it:
It is impossible to better yourself if you do not know what it means to be better.
– UnknownRate it:
It is impossible to carry everyone you know to your future! Most will remain in your past!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is impossible to catch today; it flows out from our palms! It is impossible to catch tomorrow; it flows out from our palms! We cannot hold them; they constantly run away from us!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.
– William G. McAdooRate it:
It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is impossible to enjoy idling unless there is plenty of work to do.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.
– Woody AllenRate it:
It is impossible to find a man who has everything, but it is possible to find one who enjoys the things he has.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is impossible to find a saint who did not take the “two P’s” seriously: prayer and penance. –St. Francis Xavier, Priest
– Saint Francis XavierRate it:
It is impossible to go through life without trust That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
– Graham Greene, The Ministry of FearRate it:
It is impossible to imagine existence void of any intelligence.
– Kedar JoshiRate it:
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is impossible to live in the past, difficult to live in the present and a waste to live in the future.
– Frank Herbert, DuneRate it:
It is impossible to live without brains, either one's own or borrowed.
– Baltasar GracianRate it:
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
– J. K. RowlingRate it:
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
– Francis BaconRate it:
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
– Jeremy TaylorRate it:
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance; for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
– Jeremy TaylorRate it:
It is impossible to make wisdom hereditary.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible reading People.
– Horace GreeleyRate it:
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
– Jean de La FontaineRate it:
It is impossible to say just what I mean!
– T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, line 105Rate it:
It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.
– Joan DidionRate it:
It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.
– Sir Arthur EddingtonRate it:
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
– Woody AllenRate it:
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence--beginning with one's own.
– Henry AdamsRate it:
It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
– Dr. Howard MurphyRate it:
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
– Richard DeVosRate it:
It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curious of inquiry. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
– AristotleRate it:
It is in learning music that many youthful hearts learn to love.
– RicardRate it:
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
– Jonathan SwiftRate it:
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
– Virginia WoolfRate it:
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
– Saint Francis of AssisiRate it:
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
– AeschylusRate it:
It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
– Antoine De Saint-ExuperyRate it:
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists.
– G. C. LichtenbergRate it:
It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
– Simone de BeauvoirRate it:
It is in the ordinary duties and labors of life that the Christian can and should develop his spiritual union with God.
– Thomas MertonRate it:
It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won't save us any more than love did.
– EuripidesRate it:
It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma, or want of dogma, that the danger lies.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
– Hannah ArendtRate it:
It is in this unearthly first hour of spring twilight that earth's almost agonized livingness is most felt. This hour is so dreadful to some people that they hurry indoors and turn on the lights.
– Elizabeth BowenRate it:
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity they must have action and they will make it if they cannot find it.
– Charlotte BronteRate it:
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
– Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, 1847Rate it:
It is in your moments of decision that your life is shaped. Develop your decision-making muscles.
– Anthony RobbinsRate it:
It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for any public office.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.
– Isabel WaxmanRate it:
It is indisputable that evolved thinking recognizes the universality of Life.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.
– Ben SteinRate it:
It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated...it is finished when it surrenders.
– Ben SteinRate it:
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
It is innocence that is full and experience that is empty. It is innocence that wins and experience that loses.
– Charles PeguyRate it:
It is interesting to note that poetry, a literary device whose very construct involves the use of words, is itself the word of choice by persons grasping to describe something so beautiful it is marvelously ineffable.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
It is intolerable that a silly fool, with nothing but empty birth to boast of, should in his insolence array himself in the merits of others, and vaunt an honour which does not belong to him.
– BoileauRate it:
It is ironic that we are particular about flushing out all the dirt through the Drain, but we continue to retain a lot of it in our Brain.-RVM
– RVMRate it:
It is just as impossible to help reform by conciliating prejudice as it is by buying votes. Prejudice is the enemy. Whoever is not for you is against you.
– John Jay ChapmanRate it:
It is just the little touches after the average man would quit that make the master's fame.
– Orison Swett MardenRate it:
It is just when opinions universally prevail and we have added lip service to their authority that we become sometimes most keenly conscious that we do not believe a word that we are saying.
– VirginiaRate it:
It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
– TacitusRate it:
It is light grief that can take counsel.
– AnonymousRate it:
It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
– Orison Swett MardenRate it:
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napoleon HillRate it:
It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing people wore.
– Alex CareyRate it:
It is long since I have learned to hold popular opinion of no value.
– Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939Rate it:
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
– Thomas MannRate it:
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
– ConfuciusRate it:
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is meant that noble minds keep ever with their likes; for who so firm that cannot be seduced.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.
– Ulysses S. GrantRate it:
It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
– Luigi PirandelloRate it:
It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.
– Horace MannRate it:
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
– Dag HammarskjldRate it:
It is more than enough to be an ethically and an evolutionarily developed human being. All other titles and identities of man are inferior to this fact!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is most necessary to know the nature of the spine. One or more vertebrae may or may not go out of place very much and if they do, they are likely to produce serious complications and even death, if not properly adjusted. Many diseases are related to the spine.
– HippocratesRate it:
It is most unwise for people in love to marry
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.
– QuintilianRate it:
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
– Harold GeneenRate it:
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper BeechesRate it:
It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence. The Negro all over the South must come to the point that he can say to his white brother: We will match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we will not obey your evil laws. We will soon wear you down by pure capacity to suffer.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
It is my observation that being beaten is often a temporary condition, that giving up is what makes it permanent.
– Marilyn vos SavantRate it:
It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.
– F. F. BosworthRate it:
It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we CAN imagine.
– J.B.S. HaldaneRate it:
It is natural for a man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut out eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms into beasts.
– Patrick HenryRate it:
It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truthand listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.
– Patrick HenryRate it:
It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.
– Hyman RickoverRate it:
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always this occupation ought to last as long as life.
– Queen ChristinaRate it:
It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.
– Queen Christina, of Sweden, 1629-1689Rate it:
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
It is needful sometimes to disagree in order to agree eventually. Most especially in leadership and relationships.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It is needful sometimes to disagree in order to agree eventually. Most especially in leadership/relationships.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It is neither liberal nor conservative to lie or to commit adultery. It is simply wrong. It is neither liberal nor conservative to obey the laws of the Church. It is simply right. Wrong and right are the difference between death and life. They are the guideposts along the paths to damnation or to eternal life. That difference is what our lives are really about. All the rest is distraction.
– Francis Cardinal George, OMIRate it:
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
It is never life of death; life is here and death is on its way.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is never possible to predict a physical occurrence with unlimited precision.
– Max Karl Ernst Ludwig PlanckRate it:
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
– George EliotRate it:
It is never too late to become what we might have been.
– George Eliot, 1819-1880Rate it:
It is never too late to give to those who do not have.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is never too late with us, so long as we are aware of our faults and bear them impatiently.
– JacobiRate it:
It is new fancy rathert than taste which produces so many new fashions.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear.
– Douglas AdamsRate it:
It is no disgrace to be poor, but it might as well be.
– Jim GrueRate it:
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
– Enrico FermiRate it:
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment.
– Saint BernardRate it:
It is no longer my moral duty as a human being to achieve an integrated and unitary set of explanations for my thoughts and feelings.
– Bronwyn DaviesRate it:
It is no longer possible for lyric poetry to express the immensity of our experience. Life has grown too cumbersome, too complicated. We have acquired values which are best expressed in prose.
– Boris PasternakRate it:
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
– J. KrishnamurtiRate it:
It is no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is no secret that organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.
– Woody AllenRate it:
It is no small mischief to a boy, that many of the best years of his life should be devoted to the learning of what can never be of any real use to any human being. His mind is necessarily rendered frivolous and superficial by the long habit of attaching importance to words instead of things; to sound instead of sense.
– William CobbettRate it:
It is no use of discussing how long a snake is when he is in his house.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is no use saying We are doing our best. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
– Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.
– Nikolai GogolRate it:
It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.
– Saint Francis of AssisiRate it:
It is no very good symptom, either of nations or individuals, that they deal much in vaticination. Happy men are full of the present, for its bounty suffices them; and wise men also, for its duties engage them. Our grand business undoubtedly is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand.
– CarlyleRate it:
It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
– Kingsley AmisRate it:
It is noble to teach oneself, but still nobler to teach others--and less trouble. - speech, 1906
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is noble to teach oneself, it is still nobler to teach others.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke ZarathustraRate it:
It is not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts. It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.
– Isabel ColegateRate it:
It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by ;degrees, the consequences will be the same.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
It is not a fish until it is on the bank.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
– Friedrich Wilhelm NietzscheRate it:
It is not a loss of freedom. It's a measure to protect it. on gun control
– James BradyRate it:
It is not a lucky word, this name "impossible"; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
It is not a question of observation which propels mankind forward as if toward a looking glass of great magnitude; it is an instance of aggrandized reflection that insinuates the human psyche to the inhuman.
– Gaston BachelardRate it:
It is not a test that finds a bug but it is a human that finds a bug and a test plays a role in helping the human find it.
– Pradeep SoundararajanRate it:
It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.
– Ayn RandRate it:
It is not altogether wrong to say that there is no such thing as a bad photograph -- only less interesting, less relevant, less mysterious ones.
– Susan SontagRate it:
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking at it that one overcomes it but, rather, often by working on the one next to it. Certain people and certain things require to be approached on an angle.
– Matthew ArnoldRate it:
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
– AristotleRate it:
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
– William BlakeRate it:
It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions— especially selfish ones.
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Peace and Violence, sct. 2, in Index, no. 4 (London, 1973.Rate it:
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.
– SenecaRate it:
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
– SenecaRate it:
It is not bigotry to be certain we are right but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
– Stephen William HawkingRate it:
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
– Marcus Aelius AureliusRate it:
It is not doing the things we like to do, But liking the things we have to do That makes life blessed.
– UnknownRate it:
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
– JuvenalRate it:
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is not easy to stop the fire when the water is at a distance; friends at hand are better than relations afar off.
– ChineseRate it:
It is not enough merely to exist. It's not enough to say, 'I'm earning enough to support my family. I do my work well. I'm a good father, husband, churchgoer.' That's all very well. But you must do something more. Seek always to do some good, somewhere. Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth. You must give some time to your fellow man. Even if it's a little thing, do something for those who need help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. For remember, you don't live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
It is not enough to aim you must hit.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
It is not enough to aim; you must hit.
– Italian ProverbRate it:
It is not enough to be busy the question is what are we busy about
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is not enough to be good if you have the ability to be better.
– Alberta Lee CoxRate it:
It is not enough to conquer one must learn to seduce.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
It is not enough to do good one must do it the right way.
– John Viscount MorleyRate it:
It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.
– John Viscount Morley, of BlackburnRate it:
It is not enough to do your best you must know what to do, and *then* do your best.
– W. Edwards DemingRate it:
It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.
– Rene DescartesRate it:
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
– René DescartesRate it:
It is not enough to have a light; it must be shared with others! For the darkness to diminish, we must eagerly share the truth!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is not enough to know; we must apply what we know. It is not enough to will; we must also act.
– GoetheRate it:
It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it. . . . This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.
– Clarence JordanRate it:
It is not enough to offer a smorgasbord of courses. We must insure that students are not just eating at one end of the table.
– A Bartlett GiamattiRate it:
It is not enough to show people how to live better there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers of communication to show people how to be better.
– Marya MannesRate it:
It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.
– Gore VidalRate it:
It is not enough to succeed; others must fail.
– Gore VidalRate it:
It is not every question that deserves an answer.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
– Roosevelt, EleanorRate it:
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
– Eleanor RooseveltRate it:
It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
– Francis of AssisiRate it:
It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.
– Johann Christoph Friedrich von SchillerRate it:
It is not flesh and blood, it is the heart, that makes fathers and sons.
– SchillerRate it:
It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.
– Baha'u'llahRate it:
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutalized his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
– Robert SoutheyRate it:
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
– Robert SoutheyRate it:
It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages.
– Adam SmithRate it:
It is not funny that anything else should fall down only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh Because it is a gravely religious matter it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd for only man can be dignified.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
It is not giving children more that spoils them it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
– John GrayRate it:
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
– John Gray, "Children Are From Heaven"Rate it:
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy
– Immanuel KantRate it:
It is not good for a husband to talk of pretty girls in front of his wife.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is not good manners to show your learning before ladies.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
It is not growing like a tree in bulk doth make man better be Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere, A lily of a day is fairer in May Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant of flower and light, In small proportions we just beauties see And in short measures, life may perfect be.
– Benjamin JohnsonRate it:
It is not growing like a tree
in bulk doth make man better be;
Or standing long an oak, three hundred year,
To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere,
A lily of a day
is fairer in May
Although it fall and die that night,
It was the plant of flower and light,
In small proportions we just beauties see;
And in short measures, life may perfect be.

– Benjamin JohnsonRate it:
It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.
– Douglas HurdRate it:
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
– John RuskinRate it:
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
– Charles Haddon SpurgeonRate it:
It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.
– Denis DiderotRate it:
It is not I who have been consigned to the bedroom of history.
– Corazn Cojuangco AquinoRate it:
It is not important at all that we were all once an ape! The important thing is that how very much we evolved and how far we got away from the apes!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is not important to be a believer, it is not important to be religious, because there are billons around the world already! But it is important to be compassionate, it is important to be ethical, because there are only tens of thousands around the world, obviously not many!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is not important what you see, but it is important the way you see it.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
– Simone de BeauvoirRate it:
It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
– Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1950)Rate it:
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be.
– Archibald MacLeishRate it:
It is not known precisely where angels dwell-whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is not much matter which we say, but mind, we must all say the same.
– William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneRate it:
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is simple patience.
– Horace BushnellRate it:
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself.
– Salvador DaliRate it:
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
– W. Edwards DemingRate it:
It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.
– Pierre BeaumarchaisRate it:
It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
– George William CurtisRate it:
It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.
– E. B. WhiteRate it:
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
– AesopRate it:
It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.
– Jean Baptiste Poquelin MolireRate it:
It is not only the psychology of the people that makes them so exacting-their geographical situation has been equally problematic.
– Shimon PeresRate it:
It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.
– Antonin ArtaudRate it:
It is not our affluence, or our plumbing, or our clogged freeways that grip the imagination of others. Rather, it is the values upon which our system is built. These values imply our adherence not only to liberty and individual freedom, but also to international peace, law and order, and constructive social purpose. When we depart from these values, we do so at our peril.
– J. William FulbrightRate it:
It is not our purpose to become each other it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
– Hermann HesseRate it:
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
– ConfuciusRate it:
It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive.
– HomerRate it:
It is not possible to have a politics-free organization. The desire for power and control is part of the human nature. Successful business leaders know how to leverage organizational politics by setting performance-oriented instead of resources-oriented political rewards.
– Med JonesRate it:
It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself. If, after doing so, one simply knocks out all the central inferences and presents one's audience with the starting-point and the conclusion, one may produce a startling, though perhaps a meretricious, effect.
– Frederick DouglasRate it:
It is not right to glory in the slain.
– HomerRate it:
It is not right to walk alone on the golden road of truth! Enlighten as many people as you can and walk with them!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.
– SophoclesRate it:
It is not righteousness to outrage
A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.

– Sophocles, AjaxRate it:
It is not so difficult a task to plant new truths, as to root out old errors for there is this paradox in men, they run after that which is new, but are prejudiced in favor of that which is old.
– Charles Caleb ColtonRate it:
It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
– Robert HutchinsRate it:
It is not so important to know everything as to know the exact value of everything, to appreciate what we learn, and to arrange what we know.
– Hannah MoreRate it:
It is not so much consequence what you say, as how you say it. Memorable sentences are memorable, on account of some single irradiating word.
– Alexander SmithRate it:
It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.
– EpicurusRate it:
It is not strange ... to mistake change for progress.
– Millard FillmoreRate it:
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
– Cesare PaveseRate it:
It is not that we don't have time, it is that we make poor use of it.
– QuintilianRate it:
It is not that whichever we believe in is wrong or right. It is the mere fact that we believe in something. That is the crux of sanity.
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” -St. Francis Xavier, Priest “It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” -St. Francis Xavier, Priest
– Saint Francis XavierRate it:
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
– Eugene IonescoRate it:
It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet.
– George MacDonaldRate it:
It is not the consciousness of men that determines their beeing, but on the contrary, it is their social being that determines their consciousness.
– Karl MarxRate it:
It is not the critic that counts not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or the doer of deeds could have them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the Arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who errs and comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming but he who does actually strive to do the deed who knows the great devotion who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails while daring greatly, knows that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls, who know neither victory nor defeat.
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy course; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly; so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.
– Theodore Roosevelt, Paris, Sorbonne 1910Rate it:
It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again. Because there is no effort without error and shortcomings, he who knows the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the high achievement of triumph and who at worst, if he fails while daring greatly, knows his place shall never be with those timid and cold souls who know neither victory nor defeat".
– Theodore RooseveltRate it:
It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
– Teddy RooseveltRate it:
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
– Theodore Roosevelt, "Man in the Arena" Speech given April 23, 1910Rate it:
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
– Brian QuintanaRate it:
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
– Henry FordRate it:
It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants.
– William CobbettRate it:
It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.
– Assyrian ProverbRate it:
It is not the hours we put in on the job, it is what we put into the hours that counts.
– Sidney MadwedRate it:
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.
– James Russell LowellRate it:
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
– Vincent van GoghRate it:
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to. . . . The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
– George SteinerRate it:
It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past. Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and active mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement against that past.
– George SteinerRate it:
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
– Seneca the YoungerRate it:
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
– SenecaRate it:
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
– Sir Edmund HillaryRate it:
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
– Sir Edmund HillaryRate it:
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
– AeschylusRate it:
It is not the position, but the disposition.
– J. E. DingerRate it:
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
– HoraceRate it:
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.
– Frederick W. RobertsonRate it:
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles DarwinRate it:
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent it is the one that is most adaptable to change.
– Charles Robert DarwinRate it:
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles DarwinRate it:
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles DarwinRate it:
It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.
– Baron de la Brede et de MontesquieuRate it:
It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.
– Julius CaesarRate it:
It is not too strong a statement to declare that this is the way civilizations begin to die ... None of us has the right to suppose it cannot happen here.
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
It is not true that democracy will always safeguard freedom of conscience better than autocracy. Witness the most famous of all trials. Pilate was, from the standpoint of the Jews, certainly the representative of autocracy. Yet he tried to protect freedom. And he yielded to a democracy.
– Joseph SchumpeterRate it:
It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its soverign law is subordination and dependence.
– Marquis de VauvenarguesRate it:
It is not true that life is one damn thing after another- it is one damn thing over and over.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.
– HomerRate it:
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
– Hubert HumphreyRate it:
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute...that gives meaning to our lives.
– Anthony RobbinsRate it:
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
It is not what you have in life that counts, but what you are.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is not what you know that counts; it's how you use what you know.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is not what you read that provides knowledge, but those you meet and learn from
– Chris HartleyRate it:
It is not what you say out loud, but what you THINK when you are alone that has the greatest impact on how your life unfolds.
– Gordana BiernatRate it:
It is not what you say, it is the questions you ask that are important. The only stupid question is the one you don’t ask.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
– MenanderRate it:
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
– Thomas H. HuxleyRate it:
It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
– G. H. HardyRate it:
It is not your opponent but your weaknesses that hurt you the most.
– Apoorve DubeyRate it:
It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time. But it took me many years to realize it.
– Bobby JonesRate it:
It is now possible for a flight attendant to get a pilot pregnant.
– Richard J. FerrisRate it:
It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is obvious that 'obscenity' is not a term capable of exact legal definition in the practice of the Courts, it means 'anything that shocks the magistrate.'
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
It is occasionally possible to charge hell with a bucket of water, but against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
– Doris FleesonRate it:
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
– George Gordon ByronRate it:
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
– Carl SaganRate it:
It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.
– Northrop FryeRate it:
It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.
– Francois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
It is often pleasant to stone a martyr, no matter how much we admire him.
– John BarthRate it:
It is often said that it's a man's world; we must change this fact and create this: It's a human's world!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is often said that we are just a moment in time! In that case, here is the best challenge for man: To change this! To be two moments in time; three moments in time; four moments in time; to be in the whole of the time!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is ok if you talk to a rock, but it is not ok if you expect any reply!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is ok to be a teacher but it is great to be an educator.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
– Simone de BeauvoirRate it:
It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to be kind to another, without helping himself.
– BaileyRate it:
It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
– Charles DudleyRate it:
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is one of the great secrets of life that those things which are most worth doing, we do for others.
– Lewis CarrollRate it:
It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
– Janos ArnayRate it:
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is one of the worst of errors to suppose that there is any path for safety except that of duty.
– William NevinsRate it:
It is one of those beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
– Charles Dudley WarnerRate it:
It is one thing to decry the rat race...that is the good and honorable work of moralists. It is quite another thing to quit the rat race, to drop out, to refuse to run any further--that is the work of the individualist. It is offensive because it is impolite it makes the rebuke personal the individualist calls not his or her behavior into question, but mine.
– Paul GruchowRate it:
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
– George EliotRate it:
It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world. Expecting more novelty than there is, more greatness than there is, and more strangeness than there is, we imagine ourselves masters of a plastic universe. But a world we can shape to our will is a shapeless world.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
It is only about things that do not interest one that one can give really unbiased opinions, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is always valueless.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
– Harry FirestoneRate it:
It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, then your life will be safe, expedient and thin.
– Katharine Butler HathawayRate it:
It is only by introducing the young to great literature, drama and music, and to the excitement of great science that we open to them the possibilities that lie within the human spirit -- enable them to see visions and dream dreams.
– Eric AndersonRate it:
It is only by not trusting that you turn someone into a liar.
– Tao Le ChingRate it:
It is only by striving for beauty and love In all our relationships, That we can hope to become Guardians of our individual and collective futures.
– Roland StahlerRate it:
It is only certain that you have to lose what was once found to have it found again.
– Shashank KhubchandaniRate it:
It is only Christianity, the great bond of love and duty to God, that makes any existence valuable or even tolerable.
– Horace BushnellRate it:
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others.
– Francois FenelonRate it:
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
– Andre GideRate it:
It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.
– Thornton WilderRate it:
It is only necessary to grow old in order to become more indulgent. I see no fault committed that I have not been myself inclined to.
– GoetheRate it:
It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families.
– PythagorasRate it:
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis.
– Margaret BonnanoRate it:
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
– Rene DescartesRate it:
It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
– Alexandre DumasRate it:
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills WildeRate it:
It is only thanks to God that I'm an atheist.
– Gianni VattimoRate it:
It is only the benevolent man who is capable of liking or disliking other men.
– Confucius, Analects, IV.3Rate it:
It is only the first step that is difficult.
– Marie De Vichy-ChaconneRate it:
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
– Charles KingsleyRate it:
It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.
– Havelock EllisRate it:
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is only the inferior thinker who hastens to explain the singular and the complex by the primitive shortcut of supernaturalism.
– H. P. LovecraftRate it:
It is only the quietest one who can hear all the voices of the world; only the shadows can see all the lights!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.
– ConfuciusRate it:
It is only to the individual that a soul is given.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
– Jawaharlal NehruRate it:
It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.
– C. C. ColtonRate it:
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
– Clive JamesRate it:
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is only when we lose things that we figure out how important, worthwile,useful and valuable they were to us.
– Abderrahman HassiRate it:
It is only when you are asked to believe in Reason coming from non-reason that you must cry Halt. Human minds. They do not come from nowhere.
– C. S. LewisRate it:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly what is essential is invisible to the eye.
– Antoine De Saint-ExuperyRate it:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
– Antione de St. Exupery, The Little PrinceRate it:
It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is only these two blessed things that can begin to heal all the broken hearts."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need.
– John DeweyRate it:
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
– J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsRate it:
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
– J. K. RowlingRate it:
It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
– Pierre Teilhard de ChardinRate it:
It is our follies that make our lives uncomfortable. Our errors of opinion, our cowardly fear of the world?s worthless censure, and our eagerness after unnecessary gold have hampered the way of virtue, and made it far more difficult than, in itself, it is.
– FelthamRate it:
It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
– Peter UstinovRate it:
It is our scars that make us so beautiful yet we go well out of our way to hide them. That is our tragedy
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
– John F. KennedyRate it:
It is part of our pedagogy to teach the operations of thinking, feeling, and willing so that they may be made conscious. For if we do not know the difference between an emotion and a thought, we will know very little. We need to understand the components (of emotions) at work... in order to free their hold.
– Mary Caroline RichardsRate it:
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach.
– Charles Horton CooleyRate it:
It is past all controversy that what costs dearest is, and ought to be, most valued.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von SchlegelRate it:
It is perfectly possible that a grandfather can have a more scientific mind than his grandchildren! Societies do not always go forward! Sometimes old generations are much luckier!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is perfectly true that that government is best which governs least. It is equally true that that government is best which provides most.
– Walter LippmannRate it:
It is pleasant at times to play the madman.
– SenecaRate it:
It is pleasant to have been to a place the way a river went.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is pleasing to God whenever you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart.
– Martin LutherRate it:
It is possible by long-continued practice, not merely in lying, but in talking on subjects in which we have no real interest, not to know when we are sincere and when we are not.
– Mark RutherfordRate it:
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune...
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
It is possible to be below flattery as well as above it.
– Thomas B. MacaulayRate it:
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
– H. G. WellsRate it:
It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
– AristotleRate it:
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
– Wilbur WrightRate it:
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
– Alexander HerzenRate it:
It is possible to love your friends, your competitors, and even your enemies. It is hard, bitterly hard, but there is a long distance between hard and impossible.
– Herbert WelchRate it:
It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is a man with two watches is never quite sure.
– Lee SegallRate it:
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men all live in a city without walls.
– EpicurusRate it:
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
– EpicurusRate it:
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
– Alec BourneRate it:
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.
– Professor Edsger DijkstraRate it:
It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
– Fred AllenRate it:
It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality.
– Henry Steele CommagerRate it:
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
– Giordano BrunoRate it:
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
– Seneca the YoungerRate it:
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
– SenecaRate it:
It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
– SenecaRate it:
It is really asking too much of a woman to expect her to bring up her husband and her children too.
– Lillian BellRate it:
It is really disgraceful to hate the one whom you praise.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is really no use of getting closer to someone now and then who doesn’t love and care about you.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is really the undergraduate who makes a university, gives it its lasting character, smell, feel, quality, tradition ... whose presence creates it and whose memories preserve it.
– Sen O'FaolinRate it:
It is regrettable that, among the Rights of Man, the right of contradicting oneself has been forgotten.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity.
– Andy & Larry Wachowski, Merovingian - The Matrix RevolutionsRate it:
It is resignation and contentment that are best calculated to lead us safely through life. Whoever has not sufficient power to endure privations, and even suffering, can never feel that he is armour-proof against painful emotions; nay, he must attribute to himself, or at least to the morbid sensitiveness of his nature, every disagreeable feeling he may suffer.
– Von HumboldtRate it:
It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat with all the world on its back. And the only thing left to do is shout -- not moan, or complain, but yell out at the top of your voice whatever it was you had to say. What you've never said before. What perhaps you don't even know till now.
– Jean AnouilhRate it:
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
– Sir James MacKintoshRate it:
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
– Michael ShermerRate it:
It is sad to see people squandering money and know you can’t help them.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil.
– George SandRate it:
It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
– Emma GoldmanRate it:
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words And this, too, shall pass away.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
It is said that as many days as there are in the whole journey, so many are the men and horses that stand along the road, each horse and man at the interval of a days journey; and these are stayed neither by snow nor rain nor heat nor darkness from accomplishing their appointed course with all speed.
– HerodotusRate it:
It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
It is said that life begins when the fetus can exist apart from its mother. By this definition, many people in Hollywood are legally dead.
– Jay LenoRate it:
It is said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
– Charles Haddon SpurgeonRate it:
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
– David Brin, on power and corruptionRate it:
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
– David BrinRate it:
It is said that the camera cannot lie, but rarely do we allow it to do anything else, since the camera sees what you point it at: the camera sees what you want it to see.
– James BaldwinRate it:
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II.
– Kingman Brewster, Jr.Rate it:
It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
– David HumeRate it:
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
– JuvenalRate it:
It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.
– AristotleRate it:
It is simply bestial how people have an incessant need to own anything they can’t have and to destroy anything that they can’t comprehend
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It is slavery to live in the mind unless it has become part of the body.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
– Søren KierkegaardRate it:
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is so sad to hear that Nikolai Nikolaevich Vasiliev has died. We all find it hard that he’s not alive. Friends write to us, but many letters don’t reach us… We remember the old days, visiting our hospital. I guess no one goes to the graves of our injured ones now nearly everyone was taken away from Tsarskoe. Do you remember Lukyanov he was so pitiful and sweet, always playing with our bracelets like a baby. His visiting card was in my album, but unfortunately the album was left behind at Tsarskoe. Just now I’m writing in our bedroom. On the writing desk are pictures of our beloved hospital…All in all, the times we went to visit the hospital were awfully good. We often reminisce about our visits to the hospital, the evening chats on the telephone, and everything, everything….
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of RussiaRate it:
It is so simple, to be happy think happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is so stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.
– Ronald KnoxRate it:
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.
– Tom LehrerRate it:
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
– Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live"Rate it:
It is sometimes expedient to forget who we are.
– Publilius Syrus (c. 42 BC)Rate it:
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
– Jean RostandRate it:
It is spring time now! While the world looks for a new war to fight, you look for a cherry blossom to watch! Let the stupid seeks the violence; you seek the elegance!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is still an unending source of surprise for me how a few scribbles on a blackboard or on a piece of paper can change the course of human affairs.
– Stanislaw UlamRate it:
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is such a pity that the only road that never ceases to close out is the that of cowardice" - Mental Hell
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It is suggested that, in domestic violence at least, the presence or absence of a firearm, or of any other type of weapon, is of far less importance to the outcome than the passion generated in the attacker. The man who has lost control will cause serious injuries in many cases, quite irrespective of the weapon he uses and regardless of the certainty of detection and punishment.
– Colin GreenwoodRate it:
It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views worth hearing on things in general. The farmer philosophizes in terms of crops, soils, markets, and implements, the mechanic generalizes his experiences of wood and iron, the seaman reaches similar conclusions by his own special road; and if the scholar keeps pace with these it must be by an equally virile productivity.
– Charles CooleyRate it:
It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to.
– Walter LinnRate it:
It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told.
– HomerRate it:
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
– SophoclesRate it:
It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.
– Albert CamusRate it:
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
– Max EastmanRate it:
It is the act of a madman to pursue impossibilities.
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:
It is the action of an uninstructed person to reproach others for his own misfortune; of one entering instruction, to reproach himself; and one perfectly instructed, to reproach neither others nor himself.
– Epictetus, EnchiridionRate it:
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
– Hilaire BellocRate it:
It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is the character of a simpleton to be a bore. A man of sense sees at once whether he is welcome or tiresome; he knows to withdraw the moment that precedes that in which he would be in the least in the way.
– La Bruy?reRate it:
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
– Dietrich BonhoefferRate it:
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
– Desiderius ErasmusRate it:
It is the common error of builders and parents to follow some plan they think beautiful (and perhaps is so) without considering that nothing is beautiful that is misplaced.
– Lady Mary Wortley MontaguRate it:
It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. (Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure)
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
– Thomas BrowneRate it:
It is the company which makes the occasion, not the surroundings.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal.
– Marvin E. WolfgangRate it:
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
– Mary DalyRate it:
It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
– Pierre CorneilleRate it:
It is the crime that causes the shame, and not the punishment.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
It is the darkest hour before dawn.
– UnknownRate it:
It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration.
– Thomas TrowardRate it:
It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
– William Ewart GladstoneRate it:
It is the duty of those serving the people in public place closely to limit public expenditures to the actual needs of the government economically administered, because this bounds the right of the government to extract tribute from the earnings of labor or the property of the citizen, and because public extravagance begets extravagance among the people. We should never be ashamed of the simplicity and prudential economies which are best suited to the operation of a republican form of government and most compatible with the mission of the American people. Those who are selected for a limited time to manage public affairs are still of the people, and may do much by their example to encourage, consistently with the dignity of their official functions, that plain way of life which among their fellow-citizens aids integrity and promotes thrift and prosperity.
– Grover ClevelandRate it:
It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one members suffers, all the members suffer with it.
– JuniusRate it:
It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
It is the fate of new truths to begin as heresies and end and superstitions.
– Thomas HuxleyRate it:
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
– Peter De VriesRate it:
It is the final proof of Gods omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.
– Peter De VriesRate it:
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
It is the first step of wisdom to recognize that the major advances in civilization are processes which all but wreck the society in which they occur.
– George WhiteheadRate it:
It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.
– Anaïs NinRate it:
It is the great north wind that made the Vikings.
– Scandinavian ProverbRate it:
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
– JohnsonRate it:
It is the greatest art of the devil to convince us he does not exist.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
It is the habit of mediocre minds to condemn all that is beyond their grasp.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
It is the happiest thing that I am alive.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
– Henry Ward BeecherRate it:
It is the high privilege and sacred duty of those now living to educate their successors and fit them, by intelligence and virtue, for the inheritance which awaits them.
– James A. GarfieldRate it:
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
– Dr. Dale E. TurnerRate it:
It is the imagination, not the equipment that creates memorable cinema.
– Aseem BajajRate it:
It is the loving, not the loved, woman who feels loveable.
– Jessamyn WestRate it:
It is the mark of a mean, vulgar and ignoble spirit to dwell on the thought of food before meal times or worse to dwell on it afterwards, to discuss it and wallow in the remembered pleasures of every mouthful. Those whose minds dwell before dinner on the spit, and after on the dishes, are fit only to be scullions.
– Francis de SalesRate it:
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– AristotleRate it:
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
– AristotleRate it:
It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.
– AristotleRate it:
It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.
– Doris LessingRate it:
It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
It is the mind that makes the man.
– OvidRate it:
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
– Edmund SpenserRate it:
It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.
– George GissingRate it:
It is the minority that has stood in the vain of every moral conflict, and achieved all that is noble in the history of the world.
– John B. GoughRate it:
It is the natural disposition of all men to listen with pleasure to abuse and slander of their neighbour, and to hear with impatience those who utter praises of themselves.
– DemosthenesRate it:
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
– SallustRate it:
It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.
– AristotleRate it:
It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.
– Philip SidneyRate it:
It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
– Christian Nevell BoveeRate it:
It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
– Dietrich BonhoefferRate it:
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
– Richard WhatelyRate it:
It is the ordinary woman who knows something about love; the gorgeous ones are too busy being gorgeous.
– Katharn HepburnRate it:
It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it.
– Latin ProverbRate it:
It is the part of a wise man to keep himself to-day for to-morrow, and not to venture all his eggs in one basket.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
It is the part of wisdom to keep your word and the part of folly to count on other people keeping theirs.
– Richard NeedhamRate it:
It is the pen which dreams.
– Gaston BachelardRate it:
It is the person who is blind to what goes on around him that is most surprised when the same things happen to him.
– M. ThompsonRate it:
It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!
– May SartonRate it:
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
It is the province of knowledge to speak, It is the privledge of wisdom to listen.
– Christine LaneRate it:
It is the province of knowledge to speak
And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.Rate it:
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
– Mahatma GandhiRate it:
It is the rare fortuene of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks.
– Cornelius TacitusRate it:
It is the responsibility of the sender to make sure the receiver understands the message.
– Joseph BattenRate it:
It is the road you take that decides your destiny and not your destiny that decides the road you take.
– Apoorve DubeyRate it:
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.
– ShaftesburyRate it:
It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth.
– SenecaRate it:
It is the sign of a week mind to be unable to bear wealth.
– SenecaRate it:
It is the simple things in life that make living worthwhile - sweet fundamental things such as love.
– Laura Ingalls WilderRate it:
It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.
– Zell MillerRate it:
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the prefaceRate it:
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
– Earl WarrenRate it:
It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true.
– Gore VidalRate it:
It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
– Karl KrausRate it:
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is the supreme tragedy of the human condition that we are so quick to crush the beauty from the butterflies in our mist.
– Loren D. EstlemanRate it:
It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
It is the theory that decides what we can observe.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is the thoughts that matter.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is the truth that is always the hardest to believe.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is the ultimate wisdom of the mountains that a man is never more a man than when he is striving for what is beyond his grasp.
– James RamseyRate it:
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
– J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005Rate it:
It is the usual consolation of the envious, if they cannot maintain their superiority, to represent those by whom they are surpassed as inferior to some one else.
– PlutarchRate it:
It is the Vague and Elusive. Meet it and you will not see its head. Follow it and you will not see its back.
– Lao TzuRate it:
It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.
– Dale CarnegieRate it:
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
It is the youth who sees a great opportunity hidden in just these simple services, who sees a very uncommon situation, a humble position, who gets on in the world.
– Orison Swett MardenRate it:
It is those of us who have been broken that become experts at mending."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us.
– Norman MacleanRate it:
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
– AesopRate it:
It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.
– Vida D. ScudderRate it:
It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
It is thus with farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
– Cato the ElderRate it:
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.
– Professor ElledgeRate it:
It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
– Aleksandr SolzhenitsynRate it:
It is time we learnt that a terrorist is no man's friend and everyman's enemy.
– Amir TaheriRate it:
It is time, it is high time... Yes, but to do what?
– Friedrich Nietzsche, So spake ZarathoustraRate it:
It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it.
– Richard SteeleRate it:
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
– Joseph ConradRate it:
It is to some degree simply a matter of how intelligently you can satisfy your appetites in life that counts for the quality of your life.
– Brandon A. TreanRate it:
It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh.
– Émile DurkheimRate it:
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
– SenecaRate it:
It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister.
– Abigail Van BurenRate it:
It is true that liberty is precious. So precious that it must be rationed.
– Vladimir LeninRate it:
It is true that men are no fit judges of themselves, because commonly they are partial to their own cause; yet it is as true that he who will dispose himself to judge indifferently of himself can do it better than any body else, because a man can see farther into his own mind and heart than any one else can.
– HarringtonRate it:
It is true that prosperity has many close friends; poverty, on the other hand, has only distant watchers!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is true that wealth won't make a man virtuous, but I notice there ain't anybody who wants to be poor just for the purpose of being good.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
It is true that you are judged by the company you keep. But it is also true that the company you work for is judged by the image you project, and if you to remain on their payroll, dress like a pro.
– Eric ChesterRate it:
It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore.
– Golda MeirRate it:
It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie.
– UnknownRate it:
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
– AristotleRate it:
It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
– Arthur BalfourRate it:
It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to tell the truth.
– Stanley BaldwinRate it:
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
– Mahatma GandhiRate it:
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and wisest might err.
– Mohandas Karamchand GandhiRate it:
It is up to man to be an angel or a devil! You become whatever you choose to be!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is up to you to make yourself happy. No one can make you unhappy unless you let them.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.
– Jonathan SwiftRate it:
It is useless to close the gates against ideas; they overlap them.
– Klemens Von MetternichRate it:
It is useless to send armies against ideas.
– Georg BrandesRate it:
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
– Psalm 1272 BibleRate it:
It is vain futility to analyze the algebra of time.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
– Charlotte BrontëRate it:
It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
– Thomas à KempisRate it:
It is very comforting to believe that leaders who do terrible things are, in fact, mad. That way, all we have to do is make sure we don't put psychotics in high places and we've got the problem solved.
– Thomas WolfeRate it:
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain and some of our griefs . . . have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
– Anne TylerRate it:
It is very difficult to tickle a hungry person.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is very easy in the world to live by the opinion of the world. It is very easy in solitude to be self-centered. But the finished man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-RelianceRate it:
It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
– Jessamyn WestRate it:
It is very hard for the mind to disengage itself from a subject on which it has been long employed. The thoughts will be rising of themselves from time to time, though we have given them no encouragement, as the tossings and fluctuations of the sea continue several hours after the winds are laid.
– AddisonRate it:
It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It is very Hard to let go of things you never had...........But always wanted
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
It is very important to be sober when you take an exam
– Terry PratchettRate it:
It is very important to make sure the person you're marrying is like minded. It's crucial for a couple to have shared goals and values. The more you have in common the less you have to argue about.
– Barbara FriedmanRate it:
It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
– Theodore ParkerRate it:
It is very sad we don't see each other, but God will arrange for us to meet, and what joy it will be then.
– Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of RussiaRate it:
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
– Elizabeth TaylorRate it:
It is we that are blind, not fortune.
– Thomas BrowneRate it:
It is well enough that the people of this nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
– Henry FordRate it:
It is well that there is no one without a fault, for he would not have a friend in the world: he would seem to belong to a different species.
– HazlittRate it:
It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.
– Robert E. LeeRate it:
It is well to be born either a king or a fool.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
– AristotleRate it:
It is well to give when asked but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.
– Henry Peter BroughamRate it:
It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
– John Andrew HolmesRate it:
It is well to respect the leader. Learn from him. Observe him. Study him. But don't worship him. Believe you can surpass. Believe you can go beyond. Those who harbor the second-best attitude are invariably second-best doers.
– David J. SchwartzRate it:
It is well to think well. It is divine to act well.
– Horace MannRate it:
It is well to write love letters. There are certain things for which it is not easy to ask your mistress face to face, like money for instance.
– Henri De RegnierRate it:
It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.
– MichelangeloRate it:
It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.
– George Washington, last words, 14 December 1799.Rate it:
It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior imapartiality.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
It is well-known what a middleman is he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts.
– John WoodenRate it:
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
– John WoodenRate it:
It is what you think, not what you achieve, that makes you happy.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
– HoraceRate it:
It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
– Eric HofferRate it:
It is when we all play safe that we create a world of the utmost insecurity.
– Dag Hammarskj÷ldRate it:
It is when we hurt that we learn."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us.
– Clive Staples LewisRate it:
It is winter time! Feed the birds! Teach your children to feed the birds! Request your neighbour to feed the birds! Encourage your friends to feed the birds!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is winter time, my friend; buy couple of breads; find a place calm and quiet and feed the birds; and for this action of yours, ask no more reward than their cheerful singings!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
– Desiderius ErasmusRate it:
It is wise for us to forget our troubles, there are always new ones to replace them.
– Brigham YoungRate it:
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
– ColetteRate it:
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.
– AnonymousRate it:
It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
It is with a word as with an arrow - once let it loose and it does not return.
– UnknownRate it:
It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.
– C. C. ColtonRate it:
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow necked bottles the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
It is with our judgments as with our watches: no two go just alike, yet each believes his own.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
It is with our judgments as with our watches; no two go just alike, yet each believes his own.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
– AesopRate it:
It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.
– Arthur SchopenhauerRate it:
It is with true love as it is with ghosts everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.
– François de La RochefoucauldRate it:
It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condenced, the deeper they burn.
– Robert SoutheyRate it:
It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.
– Arnold BennettRate it:
It is within the families themselves where peace can begin.
– Susan PartnowRate it:
It is wonderful how quickly you get used to things, even the most astonishing.
– Edith NesbittRate it:
It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.
– Dan QuayleRate it:
It is wonderful to have great ambitions and splendid dreams as long as these ambitions and dreams are wonderful for the humanity too!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance.
– Saint JeromeRate it:
It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest, hard-working ancestry.
– John Phillips MarquandRate it:
It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
– Jesus ChristRate it:
It is written on the arched sky It looks out from every star It is the poetry of Nature It is that which uplifts the spirit within us.
– John RuskinRate it:
It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God
– Jesus ChristRate it:
It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
– John D. RockefellerRate it:
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
It is your attitude at the beginning of a task that determines success or failure.
– Corrine DewlowRate it:
It is your life, but you have no full control of it, only thing you can do for infinite happiness in life now and after death is to accept everything as your fault and beg for forgiveness.
– HyunSoung KimRate it:
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
– Pablo PicassoRate it:
It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.
– Henry KissingerRate it:
It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, Know thyself, and too often leads to a self-estimate which will subsist in the absence of that fruit by which alone the quality of the tree is made evident.
– George EliotRate it:
It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self- conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations are in a conspiracy to under-value them.
– Henry JamesRate it:
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.
– Albert Einstein, "Autobiographical Notes"Rate it:
It isn't a horse race if your horse is waiting in the starting gate while the other horses are in the homestretch!
– Sir Dennis HamiltonRate it:
It isn't always necessary to achieve great things. Sometimes, just surviving is a great achievement.
– UnknownRate it:
It isn't enough for your heart to break because everybody's heart is broken now.
– Allen GinsbergRate it:
It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
– Eleanor RooseveltRate it:
It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.
– Lawana BlackwellRate it:
It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.
– Alan AldaRate it:
It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.
– Groucho MarxRate it:
It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice -- there are two other possibilities one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia.
– Frank ZappaRate it:
It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
– Dan QuayleRate it:
It isn't possible to love and part...you can transmutate love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. Love is eternal
– E. M. ForsterRate it:
it isn't really so ridiculous that I did all of this. I'm not really a freak; I am a member of the community.
– Joanne SimpsonRate it:
It isn't so much what's on the table that matters, as what's on the chairs.
– Sir William Schwenck GilbertRate it:
It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
It isn't that they can't see the solution. It's that they can't see the problem.
– Gilbert Keith ChestertonRate it:
It isn't that you subordinate your ideas to the force of the facts in autobiography but that you construct a sequence of stories to bind up the facts with a persuasive hypothesis that unravels your history's meaning.
– Philip RothRate it:
It isn't the great pleasures that count the most it's making a great deal out of the little ones.
– Jean WebsterRate it:
It isn't the incompetent who destroy an organization It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.
– Charles SorensonRate it:
It isn't the incompetent who destroys an organization. The incompetent never gets in a position to destroy it. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.
– F. M. YoungRate it:
It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world -- it's the American way of looking at things.
– Henry MillerRate it:
It isn't the people you fire who make your life miserable, it's the people you don't.
– Harvey MackayRate it:
It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.
– Errol FlynnRate it:
It isn't what you do, but how you do it.
– John WoodenRate it:
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
– Dale CarnegieRate it:
It isn't what you know that counts, it's what you think of in time.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
It isn't who you are - it's what can we be... #leadership
– Chase LeblancRate it:
It it not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.
– Lillian HellmanRate it:
It just ain't possible to explain some things. It's interesting to wonder on them and do some speculation, but the main thing is you have to accept it-take it for what it is, and get on with your growing.
– Jim DodgeRate it:
It just, just is.
– Charles Jameson ReganRate it:
It little profits that an idle king,By this still hearth, among these barren crags,Matchd with an aged wife, I mete and doleUnequal laws unto a savage race,That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me. I cannot rest from travel; I will drinkLife to the lees. All times I have enjoydGreatly, have sufferd greatly, both with thoseThat loved me, and alone; on shore, and whenThro scudding drifts the rainy HyadesVext the dim sea. I am become a name;For always roaming with a hungry heartMuch have I seen and known,cities of menAnd manners, climates, councils, governments,Myself not least, but honord of them all,And drunk delight of battle with my peers,Far on the ringing plains of windy Troy. I am a part of all that I have met;Yet all experience is an arch wherethroGleams that untravelld world whose margin fadesFor ever and for ever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end,To rust unburnishd, not to shine in use!As tho to breathe were life! Life piled on lifeWere all too little, and of one to meLittle remains; but every hour is savedFrom that eternal silence, something more,A bringer of new things; and vile it wereFor some three suns to store and hoard myself,And this gray spirit yearning in desireTo follow knowledge like a sinking star,Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles,And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho much is taken, much abides; and thoWe are not now that strength which in old daysMoved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are,One equal temper of heroic hearts,Made weak by time and fate, but strong in willTo strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron TennysonRate it:
It looks as if it was put in by an Indian. (looking at an old-fashioned fuse box while on a factory tour near Edinburgh)
– Prince PhillipRate it:
It made our hair stand up in panic fear.
– SophoclesRate it:
It makes a great difference in the force of a sentence, whether a man be behind it or no.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
– Norman CousinsRate it:
It makes me feel so proud that my collection will be carried on by everyone who participated in the past week's sale. I am also glad that the Hall of Fame has part of my collection where it will reside in perpetuity.
– Barry HalperRate it:
It makes me irritable when people come around asking for trouble and I don't have any ready for them. Now I'll have to go find them and deliver some.
– Chris MorrisRate it:
It makes me irritable when people come around asking for trouble and I don't have any ready for them. Now I'll have to go find them and deliver some.
– Chris MorrisRate it:
It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me - I never retreat.
– Fiorello LaGuardia, New York City MayorRate it:
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
– D. A. BattistaRate it:
It matters if you just don't give up.
– Stephen William HawkingRate it:
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
It matters not how long we live but how.
– Philip James BaileyRate it:
It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.

– William Ernest Henley, From the poem "Invictus"Rate it:
It matters not how tall you are, but how straight you grow.
– Kelly MarshallRate it:
It matters not to be a Jewish or a Muslim or a Christian! What really matters is to be good by heart, to be honest and fair!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It matters not what goal you seek Its secret here reposes You've got to dig from week to week To get Results or Roses.
– Edgar Albert GuestRate it:
It matters not whether you win or lose what matters is whether I win or lose.
– Darrin WeinbergRate it:
It matters not whether you win or lose; what matters is whether I win or lose.
– Darin WeinbergRate it:
It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
– Edgar Watson HoweRate it:
It may be easier to get forgiveness than permission, but trust is harder to get back than both.
– Ingrid WeirRate it:
It may be five years from now, but at some point we'll be better than them.
– Dan IsselRate it:
It may be irrational of me, but human beings are quite my favorite species.
– Doctor WhoRate it:
It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears.
– Rod SerlingRate it:
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God--but to create him.
– Arthur C. ClarkeRate it:
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God-but to create him.
– Arthur C. ClarkeRate it:
It may be that the old astrologers had the truth exactly reversed, when they believed that the stars controlled the destinies of men. The time may come when men control the destinies of stars.
– Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970Rate it:
It may be that those who do most, dream most.
– Stephen Butler LeacockRate it:
It may be that we have all lived before and died, and this is hell.
– A. L. PrusickRate it:
It may be those who do most, dream most.
– Stephen LeacockRate it:
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.
– Will DurantRate it:
It may just be because I get homesick, but I have concluded Washington's cherry blossoms are just plain overrated.
– Newt GingrichRate it:
It may not be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong - but that is the way to bet.
– Damon RunyonRate it:
It may not seem like much, but think of the consequences. One overdue library book today, the collapse of the universe by the end of the week.
– Gareth RobertsRate it:
It may not take positive thinking and positive speaking to become made in life. But, positive thinking or speaking often makes one odds-on i.e. it makes you/one more likely than others to succeed or win. I mean, it gives you/one a very good chance to succeed or win in anything. So come on, dare to think, speak and act positively ceaselessly.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It may not take positive thinking/speaking to be made in life. But, positive thinking/speaking makes one odds-on i.e. it makes you/a person more likely to succeed/win. I mean, it gives you/one a very good chance to succeed/win in anything. So, come on, dare to think/speak/act positively always.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It may seem difficult at first, but everything is difficult at first.
– Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five RingsRate it:
It may seem to your conceited to suppose that you can do anything important toward improving the lot of mankind. But this is a fallacy. You must believe that you can help bring about a better world. A good society is produced only by good individuals, just as truly as a majority in a presidential election is produced by the votes of single electors. Everybody can do something toward creating in his own environment kindly feelings rather than anger, reasonableness rather than hysteria, happiness rather than misery.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma... which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve.
– Edgar Allan PoeRate it:
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self-improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
– Vartan GregorianRate it:
It might be better had I not come.
– Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of RussiaRate it:
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
It might be said that Lord Rosebery outlived his future by ten years and his past by more than twenty.
– Sir Winston ChurchillRate it:
It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things. For the reformer has enemies in all those who would profit by the old order, only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit by the new.
– MachiavelliRate it:
It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.
– Douglas MacArthurRate it:
It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.
– MachiavelliRate it:
It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all.
– Heinrich HeineRate it:
It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own.
– Marcus Aurelius, MeditationsRate it:
It never ceases to baffle me at how one's more willing to accept the unacceptable as long as it can be rationalized
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It never hurts to ask. You're dead before you finish the question.
– John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic, www.covertcomic.comRate it:
It never occurs to some politicians that Lincoln is worth imitating as well as quoting.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It never pays to deal with the flyweights of the world. They take far too much pleasure in thwarting you at every turn.
– Sue GraftonRate it:
It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.
– VirgilRate it:
It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
– Alice WalkerRate it:
It often happens that the real tragedies in life occur in such an inarticulate manner that they hurt one by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
– oscar wilde, Quoted in EllmannRate it:
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
– Geoffrey F. AlbertRate it:
It only hurts your feelings if its true.
– - KarliRate it:
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.
– Robert Anton WilsonRate it:
It only takes a single line of code to bring a system to its knees.
– Kirk KnoernschildRate it:
It only takes a single ping-pong ball to start a chain reaction when you throw it into a room full of loaded mouse traps.
– Richard B.Rate it:
It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime. We should all smile more often."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It only takes one good woman to make a man forget all the bad relationships in his past.
– Henri St. GermaineRate it:
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
– Isaac AsimovRate it:
It really doesnt matter if the person who hurt you deserves to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. You have things to do and you want to move on.
– Real Live PreacherRate it:
It remains the premier unsolved American surrealist act of the 20th century.
– Michael StipeRate it:
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
– Mayer Amschal RothschildRate it:
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
It requires no special talent to be a shadow; but to be a light, you need to be burning inwardly!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
– Walter LippmannRate it:
It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.
– Woody AllenRate it:
It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.
– Oliver GoldsmithRate it:
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
– Sren Aaby KierkegaardRate it:
It seems one must leave home to learn the definition of life.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It seems our fate to be incorrect (look where we live, for example), and in our incorrectness stand.
– Alice WalkerRate it:
It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait.
– Max BeerbohmRate it:
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, That those who will not risk cannot win.
– Paul JonesRate it:
It seems to be a universal law; to the degree you give up your attachment to the material world, to the same degree you are filled with the joys of spirit.
– Harry KovairRate it:
It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage.
– Isadora DuncanRate it:
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thoughts or action we should remember our dying and try so to live, that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
– John SteinbeckRate it:
It seems to me that it is these extremists who are advocating a soft approach. Their oversimplifications and their baseless generalizations reflect the softness of those who cannot bear to face the burdens of a continuing struggle against a powerful and resourceful enemy. A truly tough approach, in my judgment, is one which accepts the challenge of communism with the courage and determination to meet it with every instrumentality of foreign policypolitical and economic as well as military, and with the willingness to see the struggle through as far into the future as may be necessary. Those who seek to meet the challengeor, in reality, to evade itby bold adventures abroad and witch hunts at home are the real devotees of softnessthe softness of seeking escape from painful realities by resort to illusory panaceas.
– J. William FulbrightRate it:
It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering researches.
– Frederick II of PrussiaRate it:
It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
– Philip AdamsRate it:
It seems to me that perfection of means and confusion of goals seems to characterize our age.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
– Joan BaezRate it:
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
– Zora Neale HurstonRate it:
It seems to me the book has not just aesthetic values-- the charming little clothy box of the thing, the smell of the glue, even the print, which has its own beauty. But there's something about the sensation of ink on paper that is in some sense a thing, a phenomenon rather than an epiphenomenon. I can't break the association of electric trash with the computer screen. Words on the screen give the sense of being just another passing electronic wriggle.
– John UpdikeRate it:
It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.
– George EliotRate it:
It seems very unfortunate that in order to secure political preference, people are made Vice President who are never intended, neither by party nor by the Lord, to be Presidents.
– General Omar Nelson BradleyRate it:
It should be a very happy marriage --- they are both so much in love with him.
– Irene ThomasRate it:
It should be beautiful.
– Link StarbureiyRate it:
It should be noted that when he seizes a state the new ruler ought to determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He should inflict them once and for all, and not have to renew them every day.
– Niccolò MachiavelliRate it:
It should be our care not so much to live a long life as a satisfactory one.
– SenecaRate it:
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics.
– Denise CarusoRate it:
It simply comes down to this, Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying.
– Tim RobbinsRate it:
It sometimes seems that we have only to solve a thing greatly to get it.
– Robert CollierRate it:
It sometimes strikes me that the whole of science is a piece of impudence; that nature can afford to ignore our impertinent interference. If our monkey mischief should ever reach the point of blowing up the earth by decomposing an atom, and even annihilated the sun himself, I cannot really suppose that the universe would turn a hair.
– Aleister CrowleyRate it:
It stands to reason that in the absence of direction, any direction will do.
– Jonar NaderRate it:
It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous.
– C. S. Lewis, The Abolition of ManRate it:
It strikes me as gruesome and comical that in our culture we have an expectation that man can always solve his problems. This is so untrue that it makes me want to cry--or laugh.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.Rate it:
It strkes me as singularly inappropriate for a school to use its students for fund-raising. It reminded me of the first time I saw a gypsy mother send her baby out to beg.
– William HamiltonRate it:
It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed.
– Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Seventh, Chapter 3Rate it:
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
– Neil ArmstrongRate it:
It sure does, Ben, it definitely does...this is definite...it specifically clearly, unequivocally says that Russia and other countries will enter into war and God will destroy Russia through earthquakes, volcanoes...
– Pat Robertson, when asked the question "Does the Bible specifically tell us what is going to happen in the future", "700 Club" DRate it:
It sure would be nice if we got a day off for the president's birthday, like they do for the queen. Of course, then we would have a lot of people voting for a candidate born on July 3 or December 26, just for the long weekends.
– Jack Handey Deep ThoughtsRate it:
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
– Warren BuffetRate it:
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
– Eddie CantorRate it:
It takes a big man to admit he's small
– Bryce KomendaRate it:
It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
– Jean AnouilhRate it:
It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.
– Stephen LeacockRate it:
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
– J. K. RowlingRate it:
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
– Calvin CoolidgeRate it:
It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do.
– UnknownRate it:
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
– David BaileyRate it:
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
– David BaileyRate it:
It takes a lot of money to look as cheap as I do.
– Dolly PartonRate it:
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:
It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true.
– Roger BabsonRate it:
It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.
– Jean RostandRate it:
It takes a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
– Alfred North WhiteheadRate it:
It takes a village to raise a child.
– African ProverbRate it:
It takes a village to raise an idiot.
– William DukaneRate it:
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.
– Laertius DiogenesRate it:
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
– Norman DouglasRate it:
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
– Helen RowlandRate it:
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
– George SantayanaRate it:
It takes all sorts to make a world.
– Miguel CerbantesRate it:
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.
– Anne Morrow LindberghRate it:
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
– Eleanor RooseveltRate it:
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
– Dr. Robert SchullerRate it:
It takes courage to embrace freedom, for one will have to stop shopping at the convenience grocery store, and manage a giant Super Market.
– Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHURate it:
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
– e.e. cummingsRate it:
It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
– e e cummingsRate it:
It takes courage to take risks. Yes! until and unless you are courageous you can't and won't dare to take risks. Now, that is to say, whoever that is reluctant to take risks is a coward. So, come on don't be a coward. Rather, dare to take risks.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes courage, unfailing faith or resolute spirit to square challenges away i.e. until and unless you are courageous and resolute or tenacious you can't and won't deal with life's challenges satisfactorily.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes courage/living faith to approach/overcome any sharp end i.e. the challenging & risky part of anything. So, be courageous/faithful.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes curiousity & humility to become wiser/enlightened/advanced. Now, that's why, I'm always humble & curious to know/learn more.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes curiousity and humility to become wiser, enlightened or advanced. Now, that's why, I'm always humble, curious and willing to know and learn more from someone else or others.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes extraordinary faith to encounter extraordinary miracle i.e. you've got to go extra mile in order to encounter an extraordinary miracle.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It is harder to stay where you are than to get out.
– Judith RossnerRate it:
It takes five years to design a new car in this country. Heck, we won World War II in four years.
– Ross PerotRate it:
It takes guts, determination and hardwork to make every dream, vision or aspiration a reality. Yes! that is the stuff.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
– William Ralph IngeRate it:
It takes just guts/determination/hardwork to make every dream/vision/aspiration a reality. Yes! that is the stuff.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.
– Wystan Hugh AudenRate it:
It takes more muscles to talk than to be silent.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
It takes much courage and bravery to stand up to your enemies and say I love you and I forgive you.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad.
– Jimmy Buffet, Tales Form MargaritavilleRate it:
It takes nothing to stay in poverty, but everything to break free from it.
– Idowu KoyenikanRate it:
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son -- and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
– Helen RowlandRate it:
It takes only a belief in a better tomorrow/positive change to bear up i.e. to be and remain cheerful/hopeful even in the face of a difficulty/plight.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only an unyielding faith to persist and persevere even to the bitter end i.e. to the very end in spite of challenges/predicaments.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only courage to disclose your/one's visions, dreams or aspirations to someone else or others. Yes! it's only a courageous person that can/will dare to profess or publicize his or her visions, dreams and aspirations. Besides, it takes only courage to pursue or go after a dream, vision or an aspiration. Therefore, you've got to be and remain courageous all the way.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only courage to disclose your/one's visions/dreams/aspirations to someone else/others. Yes, it's only a courageous person that can/will dare to profess/publicize his or her visions/dreams/aspirations. Besides, it takes only courage to pursue/go after a dream/vision or an aspiration. Therefore, you've got to be/remain courageous all the way.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only courage to square challenges away. Oh! Yes, until you are courageous, you can't/won't face or deal with them.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only courage to take the bull by the horns i.e. it takes only courage to decisively/fearlessly face/deal with challenges/eventualities of a life time.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only discovery and fulfilment of one's destiny to truly fulfill oneself.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only discovery/fulfillment of one's destiny to set thames on fire i.e. to achieve something amazing/exceptional or to do something which can bring great public acclaim. Yes! discovery/fulfillment of your destiny will surely/eventually make you to be celebrated/recognized not just by the public alone. But by the world at large and even the posterity.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only discovery/fulfillment of one's/your destiny to become/remain something else. Thus, discover/fulfill your God-given destiny.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only hatred to bear malice/ill will against anyone/someone i.e. it's only a hateful person that can wish you/someone/anyone bad/harm.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only lack of integrity to lie through one's/your teeth i.e. it takes only lack of integrity to lie boldly and without any remorse. Thus, never lack integrity and never compromise it.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only one other person to say it's so-one other point of reality to make something real.
– Mal PancoastRate it:
It takes only passion for excellence/uniqueness to be perceptive. That infers, until/unless you are passionate to be excellent/unique in whatever you are doing currently, that's when you can/will start having/gaining acute/deep/critical insight into it, even into mysteries/incomprehensibles/unfathomables and stuffs like that.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only passion to fall over oneself to do anything i.e. to be excessively eager to do any positive thing over & over again. Are you passionate at all?
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only spirit of faith for anyone to profess it is well and keep on professing it is well even if/when things fall apart or has fallen apart.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only spirit of love to be/remain loveful. But contrariwise, it takes only spirit of hate/hatred to be/remain hateful.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only undoubtful spirit of faith to have the courage of one's convictions i.e. to act on your/one's belief despite risks/dangers/odds.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes only unshakable faith to hold or stand one's ground. Yes! unless/until your faith is unshakable you can't/won't refuse to compromise your faith/belief/philosophy/religion.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
– Louisa May AlcottRate it:
It takes spirit of faith for an impossibility to metamorphose into a possibility. It takes spirit of faith to acknowledge/believe in the existence/reality of the invisible i.e. God almighty. Also, it takes spirit of faith to believe undoubtedly that no mountain/obstacle is insurmountable. Likewise, it takes spirit of faith to acknowledge/believe that with God/time no goal/target/vision/aspiration/dream is unattainable/unachievable. Moreover, it takes the same spirit of faith to profess positivity even when negativity is imminent. Besides, it takes spirit of faith to live all through difficulty/hardship. Above all, whoever that bears the spirit of faith in him/her can't/won't say that he/she is done for/finished no matter his/her ordeal/predicament. In fact, spirit of faith does a lot in any life that it inhabits. So, if you lack it (spirit of faith) dare to quest/ask for it from God and do portray it outrightly when he (God) eventually endows you with it i.e. spirit of faith.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It takes ten pounds of common sense to carry one pound of learning.
– Persian ProverbRate it:
It takes two flints to make a fire.
– Louisa May AlcottRate it:
It takes two to speak the truth--one to speak and the other to hear.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
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:
It was a pleasure working with Aishwarya in The Last Legion (2007), and her fans are in for a big surprise. She is an excellent and outstanding actor. She is a shining example of beauty from India, and I'm sure we will be seeing her in more Hollywood movies real soon.
– Ben KingsleyRate it:
It was a real boost. It would have been a turbo boost had she been in the evening debate, but a boost is a boost nevertheless. She’s put herself in the game and that’s what you need to do six months before the first contest.
– David PaleologosRate it:
It was a saying of Demetrius Phalereus, that 'Men having often abandoned what was visible for the sake of what was uncertain, have not got what they expected, and have lost what they had,--being unfortunate by an enigmatical sort of calamity.'
– AthenusRate it:
It was a Sunday afternoon -- a very sunny day in summer. The weather was beautiful. I knocked on Anne's door, but no one was there,
– Matthew J. PerryRate it:
It was a thunderingly beautiful experience -- voluptuous, sexual, dangerous, and expensive as hell.
– Kurt VonnegutRate it:
It was a turkey He could never have stood upon his legs, that bird He would have snapped 'em off short in a minute, like sticks of sealing wax.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.
– W. C. FieldsRate it:
It was a world which granted privileges to some and imposed prohibitions on others...Endowed with strength and eager to learn, one had to drag himself in a narrow prison cell when he could see an open field, a vast horizon in the distance; when he could feel the beatings of a heart; and when he believed himself entitled to enjoy the beauty of a dream.
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
It was all right to talk about it. They made plans. They had a moment's vision, a fleeting dream. But in the end, some lack in their moral fiber, some gnawing, nibbling fear held them back. They never started. They stayed where they were. They dropped back. They failed somehow to release within themselves that power which lies in every individual, and is released only when he starts forward in a straight line for the object about which he has dreamed. The man who never starts, never feels that sense of power.
– Ray DickinsonRate it:
It was an attempt to stick the Congress's finger in King Hussein's eye.
– George Pratt ShultzRate it:
It was an initiation into the love of learning, of learning how to learn, that was revealed to me by my BLS masters as a matter of interdisciplinary cognition-that is, learning to know something by its relation to something else.
– Leonard BernsteinRate it:
It was an interesting experience being metropolitan editor of the Times , in precisely the same way as being simmered in a saucepan for a few years is terribly interesting.
– A. M. RosenthalRate it:
It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are.
– O. HenryRate it:
It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long.
– HomerRate it:
it was clear to me by now that Trevor and the college must somehow be separated. My problem was one which I feel compelled to define with brutal candor: how to kill him without getting into trouble... I had no qualms about causing the death of a fellow from whose nonexistence the college would benefit
– Kenneth J DoverRate it:
It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.
– May SartonRate it:
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It was far off from normality. Too inchoate to the existence.
– Nargiz AliyevaRate it:
It was from an old friend who . thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, 'Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.'
– Thomas ArnoldRate it:
It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.
– Charles GrodinRate it:
It was Kovacs who said "Mother" then, muffled under latex. It was Kovacs who closed his eyes. It was Rorschach who opened them again.
– Alan MooreRate it:
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
– Martin Cruz Smith on being asked how he liked the movie version of his novel Gorky Park.Rate it:
It was mentioned on CNN that the new prime number discovered recently is four times bigger then the previous record.
– John BlasikRate it:
It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart's hope. It was what I wanted to be.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
It was nice to kill time. But the time buries us before... (On a beau tuer le temps, - Il nous enterre avant)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
It was no Insurrection or Rebellion, or even Civil War in any proper sense of these terms... The war... was a war between States regularly organized into two separate Federal Republics... In the beginning, and throughout the contest, the object of the 'Confederates' was to maintain the separate Sovereignty of each State, and the right of self-government, which that necessarily carries with it. The object of the 'Federals,' on the contrary, was to maintain a Centralized Sovereignty over all the States on both sides. This was the fundamental principle involved in the Conflict, which must be kept continually in mind.
– Alexander Hamilton StephensRate it:
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.
– Kingsley Amis, One Fat Englishman (1963)Rate it:
It was not reason that besieged Troy; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world; that inspired the crusades; that instituted the monastic orders; it was not reason that produced the Jesuits; above all, it was not reason that created the French Revolution. Man is only great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It was not their irritating assumption of equality that annoyed Nicholai so much as their cultural confusions. The Americans seemed to confuse standard of living with quality of life, equal opportunity with institutionalized mediocrity, bravery with courage, machismo with manhood, liberty with freedom, wordiness with articulation, fun with pleasure - in short, all of the misconceptions common to those who assume that justice implies equality for all, rather than equality for equals.
– Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi"Rate it:
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.
– Sam LevensonRate it:
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
– Hubert HumphreyRate it:
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
– Hubert H. HumphreyRate it:
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem-and in my esteem age is not estimable.
– George Gordon ByronRate it:
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
– P. D. JamesRate it:
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times it ws the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair we had everything before us, we had nothing before us we were all going directly to Heaven, we were all going the other way.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all doing direct the other way - in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
– Charles DickensRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But I will always miss those times, becaues I spent them with you. - Anthony "Kubilay" Girit
– Anthony GiritRate it:
It was the boast of Augustus that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble. But how much nobler will be the sovereign's boast when he shall have it to say that he found law... a sealed book and left it a living letter found it the patrimony of the rich and left it the inheritance of the poor found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression and left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence.
– Henry BroughamRate it:
It was the dawn of the third age of mankind…
– J. Michael StraczynskiRate it:
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
It was the men I deceived the most that I loved the most.
– Marguerite DurasRate it:
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
– Ernest RuthefordRate it:
It was the same with those old birds in Greece and Rome as it is now. The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.
– Ornette ColemanRate it:
It was when Lucifer first congratulated himself upon his angelic behavior that he became the tool of evil.
– Dag HammarskjldRate it:
It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.
– Albert Einstein, Letter, 24 March 1954. Quoted in "Albert Einstein: The Human Side," edited by Helen Dukas and Banesh HoffmanRate it:
It wasn't that Microsoft was so brilliant or clever in copying the Mac, it's that the Mac was a sitting duck for 10 years. That's Apple's problem: Their differentiation evaporated.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It well becomes a young man to be modest.
– Titus Maccius PlautusRate it:
It were not best that we should all think alike it is the difference of opinion that makes horse races. - from Pudd'nhead Wilson
– Mark TwainRate it:
It will be an ill day when our brethren take to bragging and boasting and call it 'testimony to the victorious Christian life.' We trust that holiness will be more than ever the aim of believers, but not the boastful holiness which has deluded some of the excellent of the earth into vain glory, and under which their firmest friends shudder for them.
– Charles Haddon SpurgeonRate it:
It will be hard to discover a better [method of education] than that which the experience of so many ages has already discovered, and this may be summed up as consisting in gymnastics for the body, and _music_ for the soul... For this reason is a musical education so essential; since it causes Rhythm and Harmony to penetrate most intimately into the soul, taking the strongest hold upon it, filling it with _beauty_ and making the man _beautiful-minded_.
– Plato, from a footnote in The Colloquy of Monos and Una, Edgar Allen PoeRate it:
It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow.
– James MadisonRate it:
It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
– Samuel SmilesRate it:
It will go down in history as a turning point for the music industry. This is landmark stuff. I can't overestimate it!
– Steve JobsRate it:
It will not be any European statesman who will unite Europe Europe will be united by the Chinese.
– Charles De GaulleRate it:
It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.
– George W. FooteRate it:
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
– Jane AustenRate it:
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
– John Von Neumann (ca. 1949)Rate it:
It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it. (referring to clothing)
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only? Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities? For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity; and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself superior.
– Virginia WoolfRate it:
It would be absurd if we did not understand both angels and devils, since we invented them.
– John SteinbeckRate it:
It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot.
– Joseph BrodskyRate it:
It would be fair in terms of justice that those who believe in 'Life After Death' live much less than those who do not believe in such a thing!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past. . .
– Mikhail Gorbachev, (1988)Rate it:
It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat.
– Robert Martin FuossRate it:
It would be nice to find a ‘planet of trees and birds’ in the space; only trees and birds, millions of different trees and millions of different birds!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It would be ridiculous to talk of male and female atmospheres, male and female springs or rains, male and female sunshine....How much more ridiculous is it in relation to mind, to soul, to thought, where there is as undeniably no such thing as sex...
– Elizabeth Cady StantonRate it:
It would be terrible if the Red Cross Bloodmobile got into an accident. No, wait. That would be good because if anyone needed it, the blood would be right there.
– Jack Handey Deep ThoughtsRate it:
it would not be a good impression that even the heads can be lax because of Company’s leniency
– HippocratesRate it:
It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.
– HeraclitusRate it:
It would take battalions of angels to protect us from our dreaded dangers, though in a long lifetime few of the dangers come to anything.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature.
– William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneRate it:
It'll make your jaw drop.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It's always better to be hurt by the truth than be comforted with a lie.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's (Moore's Law) the reason you can receive (and later throw away) a musical birthday card that contains more processing power than the combined computers of the Allied Forces in World War II.
– Rao R. TummalaRate it:
It's a basehit on the error by Roberts.
– Jerry ColemanRate it:
It's a bet - the more you Give, the more you will Get.
– RVMRate it:
It's a dangerous business going out your front door.
– J. R. R. TolkienRate it:
It's a funny thing about life if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It's a good thing to have all the props pulled out from under us occasionally. It gives us some sense of what is rock under our feet, and what is sand.
– Madeleine L'EngleRate it:
It's a great advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people. You can hold your tongue and, moreover, you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don't see or care.
– F ScottRate it:
It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.
– J. R. R. TolkienRate it:
It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
– Albert CamusRate it:
It's a misconception that Beauty is the Eye of beholder. In my view, Beauty must be in the Heart of beholder for her true appreciation.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's a misconception that Purity and Sanctity are only prerogatives of saints, and are not absolutely necessary for normal people. In my view, leading ultra-pure life with purity in thoughts, words, and actions surely define one's character. What's more, the Purity is an essential requisite and a most important criterion for defining a normal person. The disrespect or disregard to Purity and Sanctity is only the deviation from normal behavior IMHO. Strive to lead an ultra-pure life, in your thoughts, words and actions - always!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's a misconception that we get older each year, when in fact we are getting newer and better each day and every moment. In my view, human mind is ageless with millions of corridors that lead to astounding creations and amazing inventions that are above and beyond the bounds of material wealth, and truly timeless. Enjoy the extraordinary process of getting newer each moment, which enriches you with beauty, experience and wisdom. Cheers to this moment, and many more yet to come!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's a na?ve domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.
– James ThurberRate it:
It's a piece of cake until you get to the top. You find you can't stop playing the game the way you've always played it.
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward.
– Lewis CarrollRate it:
It's a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn't want to hear.
– Dick CavettRate it:
It's a Recession if it's happening to other people, it's a Depression if it's happening to you!
– Tom ZeganRate it:
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job it's a depression when you lose yours.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.
– David HarrisRate it:
It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year.
– Truman CapoteRate it:
It's a shallow life that doesn't give a person a few scars.
– Garrison KeillorRate it:
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
– Roberto BenigniRate it:
It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it.
– Steven WrightRate it:
It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.
– Franklin P. JonesRate it:
IT'S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY'RE NOT MEANT TO BE SAFE.
– Terry PratchettRate it:
It's a terrible thing to be alone -- yes it is -- it is -- but don't lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath --as terrible as you like --but a mask.
– Katherine MansfieldRate it:
IT'S A TRAP
– Admiral AckbarRate it:
It's a venture capitalist's job to connect the dots and it's an entrepreneur's job to bring them very close together
– Gregory GretschRate it:
It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
It's a wonder I haven't abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.
– Anne Frank, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, July 15, 1944Rate it:
It's a wonder man can eat at all, when things are big that should be small.
– Jamiroquai, Virtual InsanityRate it:
It's about time we quit playing church in these services that start at eleven o clock sharp and end at twelve o clock dull.
– Vance HavnerRate it:
It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It's actually in simplifying life that you get the greatest strength."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It's advisable and better off to teach anyone or someone how to catch fish(es) than to give him or her fish(es). Yes! because someone who is often taught how to catch fish(es) will surely and eventually become self-reliant or financially independent. But on the other hand, someone who is always given fish(es) is most likely to come back and ask for more fish(es). Anyway, that doesn't mean, you now have to become stingy and unwilling to help someone else or others financially. Don't misconcept me and do quote me right as well.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him.
– Marguerite DurasRate it:
It's all about product market fit.
– Andy RachleffRate it:
It's all in the day's work, as the huntsman said when the lion ate him.
– Charles KingsleyRate it:
It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.
– Mick JaggerRate it:
It's all right to have butterflies in your stomach. Just get them to fly in formation.
– Dr. Rob GilbertRate it:
It's all right to hold a conversation, but you should let go of it now and then.
– Richard Willard ArmourRate it:
It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now... with its aches and it pleasures... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.
– Pema ChodronRate it:
It's always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile.
– Garry MarshallRate it:
It's always the darkest just before the beautiful dawn that welcomes you into a new day, and into a whole new world. Today is that new day, and you're stepping into a wonderful new world; with new ambitions, new dreams, and new energy to enjoy this new world. Be grateful, courageous, and open to new opportunities, with strong determination to succeed. Today is a New Day! The darkest night is long gone! Yesterday has become the past! Tomorrow is just an illusion! So, enjoy Today! Enjoy this moment! Welcome the New Day, as you step into your New World, Today!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's always too early to quit.
– Norman Vincent PealeRate it:
It's amazing that pigeons, lobsters, turtles, and even rats don’t get lost on their way, and unlike humans, they don't need either mapquest or Google Maps or GPS to find their way home. This is because they have built-in GPS within themselves. These animals rely on and leverage Earth’s magnetic field for orientation and navigation. The neural source of magnetic sense in pigeons are now found to be the single cells that encode three key positioning factors: the direction of a magnetic field, its intensity, and its polarity (north or south). It's so amazing. Centuries ago, the pigeons were used in India to send messages across hundreds of miles. By understanding how the pigeons process the computing and mapping in the brain, one day that info can probably be used to imorove the spatial orientation in human brains. And some day in future, we may not need a GPS in the car, because that GPS will be within us, built-in and totally internal to guide us at all times.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
– Jerry SeinfeldRate it:
It's amazing what one can do when one doesn't know what one can't do.
– Jim DavisRate it:
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
– Charles Franklin KetteringRate it:
It's amazing what people will do for attention!
– Carol ClarkeRate it:
It's an insane tragedy that 700,000 people get a diploma each year and can't read the damned diploma.
– William E. BrockRate it:
It's as if we think liberation a fixed quantity, that there is only so much to go around. That an individual or community is liberated at the expense of another When we view liberation as a scarce resource, something only a precious few of us can have, we stifle our potential, our creativity, our genius for living, learning and growing.
– Andrea CanaanRate it:
It's asking a great deal that things should appeal to your reason as well as your sense of the aesthetic.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It's been debated for years whether Beauty is in the eye of the beholder or Beauty is in the heart of the beholder. Yet it's not so well appreciated that Beauty can be totally worthless without her true appreciator. As Sir Allama Iqbal pointed out in his poetry: "For a thousand years the most beautiful and rare flower of Narcissus (or Nargis) laments her blindness. It's with great difficulties that the one with true vision is ever born in the garden." I also believe that either Beauty or Creativity or Genius attains her true meaning only after meeting with her authentic aficionado, her true appreciator; and that seldom happens easily. A connoisseur is therefore absolutely critical, IMHO, for the existence of Beauty, Creativity and Genius in our world.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's been said that in Hollywood there are only 14 different scripts. Well, this is number 15.
– Cameron DiazRate it:
It's better off and more advisable to leave positive legacies behind than to leave your riches, wealth or money behind. Yes! because your riches, wealth or money can be squandered overnight by your posterity ahead i.e. your future generations ahead. But, guess what? Positive legacies like published writings/quotes/insights/books/speeches/motivations/inspirations cannot and will never be squandered by anyone. I mean, they will surely live or last perpetually/forever.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
– Elizabeth KennyRate it:
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It's better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.
– Marilyn Moats KennedyRate it:
It's better to be known by six people for something you're proud of than to be known by sixty million for something you're not.
– Albert BrooksRate it:
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
– Marilyn MonroeRate it:
It's better to burn out than fade away.
– Kurt CobainRate it:
It's better to crash than to freeze
– Benjamin JacksonRate it:
It's better to do nothing with your money than something you don't understand.
– Suze OrmanRate it:
It's better to give everything your all than to be half-assing around at one point.
– Pia FajelagutanRate it:
It's better to have one true love, rather having many loves that don't mean anything at all
– Paul RussellRate it:
It's better to have unapologetic honest truth than apologetic deceitful lies, any time and anywhere in the world, in my view.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's better to let the past be buried in the past itself,because if not so it hinders the working of the present and future.Those dreams which didn't turn true before was because there's some better dream yet to come into light.So never long for those memories to be alive again,let them remain memories itself because you never know that your life's chronicle still holds your most beautiful and the best dream ever which it's going to reveal later.
– RitikaRate it:
It's better to live a day selflessly helping the world than living too many years of life selfishly helping no one but self. Life is not just about the number of breaths we take - but about the number of moments and our actions that take the breath away and advance the mankind.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's better to take over and build upon an existing business than to start a new one.
– Harold GeneenRate it:
It's better/advisable to try out something, fail at it & keep on trying until you succeed. Than refusing to try out something at all i.e. you shouldn't fear failure for any reason. So, always dare to try out something new.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's cabin fever season people, that time of year when four walls feel like they're going to come in here and choke the spirit right out of you. Time to lock away those firearms and hang tough. No way through it except to do it.
– Jeff MelvoinRate it:
It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny.
– Jean NidetchRate it:
It's counter to common sense, but common sense is only based on a very small subset of the universe.
– Ian J. DavenportRate it:
It's crazy how wrong you can be about a person.
– Andy FickmanRate it:
It's deja vu all over again
– Yogi BerraRate it:
It's designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything is new again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains comes, it stops, and leaves you to face the fall alone.
– A Bartlett GiamattiRate it:
It's difficult to see that people are starving in this country because food isn't available.(1986)
– Ronald ReaganRate it:
It's easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world.
– Al FrankenRate it:
It's easy to be complicated but very difficult to be simple.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It's easy to cry 'bug' when the truth is that you've got a complex system and sometimes it takes a while to get all the components to co-exist peacefully.
– Doug VargasRate it:
It's easy to halve the potato where there's love.
– Irish ProverbRate it:
It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you've got to have is faith and discipline when you're not yet a winner.
– Vince LombardiRate it:
It's essential that a part of you not grow up. Childhood wonder gives us our spark and beauty.
– Robin QuiversRate it:
It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
– Barbara SherRate it:
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
It's far more useful to "DEDICATE" (oneself) for a cause rather than "DIE" for one.
– Pramod KureelRate it:
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure
– Bill GatesRate it:
It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it
– Eleanor H. PorterRate it:
It's funny, to me, the way people refer to childbirth as a miraculous event. A miracle is something that defies nature. Only, childbirth has got to be the most natural thing in the world. Top three anyway. But, on the other hand, when you think about it, there's really no other word that fits. Sperm. Egg. A coincidental meshing of genetic information that will grow something that could write an opera or cook up some Napalm. It blows my mind.
– Barbara HallRate it:
It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth after they inherit it.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere.
– George BurnsRate it:
It's good to shut up sometimes.
– Marcel MarceauRate it:
It's hard enough to write a good drama, it's much harder to write a good comedy, and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.
– Jack LemmonRate it:
It's hard for me to answer a question from someone who really doesn't care about the answer.
– Charles GrodinRate it:
It's hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.
– George BurnsRate it:
It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road.
– Kareem Abdul-JabarRate it:
It's Hard To Be Humble When Your The Greatest
– Trevor NilesRate it:
It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.
– Muhammad AliRate it:
It's hard to be nostalgic when you can't remember anything.
– UnknownRate it:
It's hard to create humor because of the unfair competition from the real world.
– Peter's AlmanacRate it:
It's hard to say who gets criticized the most, the successful person, or the failure but it's mighty close.
– Joe MooreRate it:
It's hard to stay committed...to stay in touch with the goal without saying there's something wrong with myself, my goal, the world.
– Nancy HogsheadRate it:
It's hard to take over the world when you sleep 20 hours a day.
– Darby ConleyRate it:
It's hard to tell if the world is actually growing worse, or if the news coverage is just better.
– Joe MooreRate it:
It's important for people not to hold a high opinion of politicians, and one of the strengths of the British is that they don't on the whole... The danger begins when people start admiring politicians.
– Richard IngramsRate it:
It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
It's important to begin a search on a full stomach.
– Henry BromelRate it:
It's important to know what you don't want, but it's vital to know what you DO want."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
It's important to me that money not be important to me.
– Les BrownRate it:
It's important to remember that when Wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when Health is lost, something is lost; but when Character is lost, everything is lost. My friend, lead your life with Truth, Honesty and Character -always!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's impossible to reach good conclusions with bad information. . . . We're all entitled to our own opinions. But none of us can afford to be wrong in our facts.
– Mort CrimRate it:
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
It's just a folklore that lightning would never strike the same place twice. Last year, on June 30, 2014, three skyscrapers from Chicago were struck by lightning 17 times - 10 strikes to the Sears (Willis) Tower, 8 to the Trump Tower, and 4 to the John Hancock Center. So be assured that lightning can surely strike any location more than once, and probably at the same spot over and over again, given enough time. It may take as little as few seconds in a thunderstorm, or as long as millions of years - but lightning will eventually strike the same place twice.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's just a folklore that lightning would never strike the same place twice. Last year, on June 30, 2014, three skyscrapers from Chicago were struck by lightning 22 times - 10 strikes to the Sears (Willis) Tower, 8 to the Trump Tower, and 4 to the John Hancock Tower. So be assured that lightning can surely strike any location more than once, and probably at the same spot over and over again, given enough time. It may take as little as few seconds in a thunderstorm, or as long as millions of years - but lightning will eventually strike the same place twice. Be Safe out there!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
– Muhammad AliRate it:
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I just beat people up.
– Muhammad AliRate it:
It's just as sure a recipe for failure to have the right idea fifty years too soon as five years too late.
– J. R. PlattRate it:
It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry.
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:
It's just like when you've got some coffee that's too black, which means it's too strong. What do you do? You integrate it with cream, you make it weak. But if you pour too much cream in it, you won't even know you ever had coffee. It used to be hot, it becomes cool. It used to be strong, it becomes weak. It used to wake you up, now it puts you to sleep.
– Malcolm XRate it:
It's just something to have on my resume for when I go back into reality. Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else.
– Shaquille O'NealRate it:
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
– Walt DisneyRate it:
It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.
– Muhammad AliRate it:
It's like a big, hulking monster squatting in the middle of our history and it won't go away.
– Ben KingsleyRate it:
It's like being a Knight of the Garter. It's an honor, but it doesn't hold up anything.
– Fulton John SheenRate it:
It's like deja vu all over again.
– Lawrence Peter BerraRate it:
It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
– E. L. DoctorowRate it:
It's more advisable and better off to live for others than to live for oneself or yourself. Yes! because a selfish person is easily forgotten after his or her demise. Whereas, the world do remember and celebrate the generous person(s) perpetually e.g. John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, George Soros, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffett, Henry Ford, J.N. Tata, J.R.D. Tata,Tata Group, Tata Family, Tata Motors, Sudha Murthy, Martin Luther King Jnr., Mother Theresa, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Dr. Myles Munroe, Chinua Achebe, Aliko Dangote, Rochas Okorocha among others. Thus, endeavour to live for others throughout your lifetime. For, it really pays eventually.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's more advisable and better off to live for others than to live for oneself or yourself. Yes! because a selfish person is easily forgotten after his or her demise. Whereas, the world do remember and celebrate the generous person(s) perpetually e.g. John D. Rockefeller/Andrew Carnegie/George Soros/Oprah Winfrey/Warren Buffett/Martin Luther King Jnr./Mother Theresa/Mahatma Gandhi/Nelson Mandela/Chinua Achebe among others. Thus, endeavour to live for others throughout your lifetime. For, it really pays eventually.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's more easy to win a chess game in five minutes than it is to talk about Russia's problems in 15 minutes
– Garry Kasparov, Baltic Development Forum, Hamburg, September 13, 2004Rate it:
It's most important to live by example and "walk the talk"; rather than producing quotes that are not backed by action. One of the ancient and interesting quote on "walk the talk" comes from Matthew 12:36-37, which I quote here as follows: "But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment." Something to think about and follow sincerely!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's never to late to do the right thing.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
It's never to late to have a happy childhood.
– Wayne W DyerRate it:
It's never too late -- in fiction or in life -- to revise.
– Nancy ThayerRate it:
It's never too late to be who you might have been.
– George EliotRate it:
It's never too late to love and live again. Without love in life, there is nothing to lose or gain.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It's never too late, in fiction or in life, to revise.
– Nancy ThayerRate it:
It's nice to feel needed... it's better to feel wanted.
– Ingrid WeirRate it:
It's no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do ... Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either.
– Golda MeirRate it:
It's no accident that the church and the graveyard stand side by side. The city of the dead sleeps encircled by the city of the living.
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:
It's no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an airport' appear.
– Douglas Noel AdamsRate it:
It's no fun watching you disintegrate. Where is the old "I Love Myself" mantra? You need to feel you are indeed lovable and that your life matters. Listen. The birds are singing your name.
– Kirby WrightRate it:
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like.
– Jackie MasonRate it:
It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.
– SakiRate it:
It's no virtue to gain the whole world. Just gain the heart of one person.
– SaadiRate it:
It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch.
– John MalkovichRate it:
It's not a problem that we have a problem. It's a problem if we don't deal with the problem.
– Mary Kay UtechRate it:
It's not a revolution if nobody loses
– Clay ShirkyRate it:
It's not a tumor!
– Arnold SchwarzeneggerRate it:
It's not at all easy to be an Eagle, and that too a Royal Eagle. The Royal eagle doesn't live in the King's palace, but instead he prefers the highest peaks of mighty mountains. The Royal Eagle always welcomes the violent winds, which blow with the highest energy only to make him fly higher and higher, to far greater heights each time. You are an Eagle, truly the Royal Eagle. You must welcome the violent winds and the storms, especially when your ocean is becoming devoid of any turmoil. And most importantly, you must fly high, always! You must soar, fearlessly in the open sky - because that's your true character. Spread your strong wiings and soar, Royal Eagle!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's not courage in any way to kill an innocent person, or to kill thousands of people, including men and women and children.
– Muhammad Sayyid TantawyRate it:
It's not enough that I should succeed -- others should fail.
– David MerrickRate it:
It's not failure, but low aim is crime.
– LowellRate it:
It's not Jerusalem, It's not Baghdad. It's not Bolivia. It's Oklahoma.
– V. Z. LawtonRate it:
It's not love's going hurts my days But that it went in little ways.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
It's not necessarily against a system that it collapses, because most systems do collapse in the end. That’s a part of the wheel of life - systems do collapse. So I’m to some extent slightly inclined to forgive capitalism for being about to collapse. I mean there are lots of fine things, lots of love affairs and the like which have come to a sticky end. On the other hand, it is quite an accusation - quite hard for it to live down - that it's going to destroy the entire planet with it.
– David FlemingRate it:
It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
It's not really about keeping your head above water, it's about drowning the rest to your current.
– Pia FajelagutanRate it:
It's not that age brings childhood back again, Age merely shows what children we remain.
– German proverbRate it:
It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It's not that some people have willpower and some don't. It's that some people are ready to change and others are not.
– James GordonRate it:
It's not the burdens of everyday that drive men mad. It is the regret of yesterday and the fear of tomorrow. Regret and fear are twin thieves that rob us of today.
– UnknownRate it:
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
– Bruce LeeRate it:
It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
– John SeldenRate it:
It's not the fall that kills you; it's the sudden stop at the end.
– Douglas AdamsRate it:
It's not the hand that signs the laws that holds the destiny of America. It's the hand that casts the ballot.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
It's not the having, its the getting.
– Elizabeth TaylorRate it:
It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours.
– Sam EwigRate it:
It's not the rules and regulations you follow carefully that will win you favor with God but rather offering your life to Him in complete faith that His Son, Jesus Christ, conquered sin and death on your behalf and for your salvation.
– James L. MathewsRate it:
It's not the situation... It's your reaction to the situation.
– Robert ConklinRate it:
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.
– Archie GriffinRate it:
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.
– Tom StoppardRate it:
It's not the way you see it. But, the way you feel.
– Eddy M ReyesRate it:
It's not till sex has died out between a man and a woman that they can really love. And now I mean affection. Now I mean to be fond of (as one is fond of oneself) --to hope, to be disappointed, to live inside the other heart. When I look back on the pain of sex, the love like a wild fox so ready to bite, the antagonism that sits like a twin beside love, and contrast it with affection, so deeply unrepeatable, of two people who have lived a life together (and of whom one must die) it's the affection I find richer. It's that I would have again. Not all those doubtful rainbow colors.
– Enid BagnoldRate it:
It's not true that end justifies the means. The success and wealth don't count unless they are achieved with honesty and integrity, playing fair and square at every stage in life IMHO.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another it is one damn thing over and over.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts.
– Addison WalkerRate it:
It's not what happens to you it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
– Wilson MitchellRate it:
It's not what I take in that fills me, but what I give out.
– P.K. HallinanRate it:
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
– Denis WatleyRate it:
It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.
– Jenny CraigRate it:
It's not what you know, it's what they think you know.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.
– Will RogersRate it:
It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.
– Tony RobbinsRate it:
It's not where you're from that matters, it's where you're going
– Mike ZmijaRate it:
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
– Vince LombardiRate it:
It's not who you're that holds you back from advancing, but it's who you think you're not.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
It's not your aptitude but your attitude that determines your altitude and amplitude in life! Have a positive attitude - always!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.
– Millard FullerRate it:
It's not your painting anymore. It stopped being your painting the moment that you finished it.
– Jeff MelvoinRate it:
It's nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time.
– ColetteRate it:
It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you.
– Lady Bird JohnsonRate it:
It's off the leg and into the left field of Doug Radar.
– Jerry ColemanRate it:
It's okay if you mess up. You should give yourself a break.
– Billy JoelRate it:
It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work -- the night watchman.
– Tallulah BankheadRate it:
It's only a man/woman of integrity that can/will be principled for life. Oh! Yes, are you principled or not? Or rather are you a man/woman of integrity or not?
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's only a myth that "Lightning never strikes the same place twice". Very recently , on June 30, 2014, three high-rising skyscrapers from Chicago were struck by Lightning 22 times - 10 strikes to the Sears (a.k.a. Willis) Tower, 8 to the Trump Tower, and 4 to the John Hancock Center. Scientifically speaking, there is a good probability that Lightning can strike any location more than once, given enough time, and at the same spot over and over again. It may take as little a few seconds in a single thunderstorm, or as long as millions of years - but Lightning will eventually strike twice, at least. And it's the truth that is stranger than the fiction.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's only a myth that "Lightning never strikes the same place twice". Very recently , on June 30, 2014, three skyscrapers from Chicago were struck by lightning 17 times - 10 strikes to the Sears (Willis) Tower, 8 to the Trump Tower, and 4 to the John Hancock Center. Scientifically speaking, Lightning can strike any location more than once, given enough time, and at the same spot over and over again. It may take as little a few seconds in a single thunderstorm, or as long as millions of years - but Lightning will eventually strike twice at least. That's the reality that is stranger than fiction.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's only he/she that hangs tough that can surmount tough time. Oh! Yes, until you're firmly resolved you can't/won't surmount tough times. Thus, dare to hang tough come what may.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It's only when the tide goes out that you discover who's been swimming naked.
– Warren BuffettRate it:
It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who's been swimming naked.
– Warren BuffettRate it:
It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.
– Elizabeth Kubler-RossRate it:
It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.
– Lawrence DurrellRate it:
It's paradoxical that you often begin to see the world in new light, and in her true colors, only when you turn away from her.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's possible that you may be the only person left in this whole world who believes in you. Still it's more than enough, in my view, because it takes just one dazzling bright star to pierce the universe of darkness. Continue to believe in yourself and never give up.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.
– Joe MooreRate it:
It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness.
– Jerry GarciaRate it:
It's rare that you see an artist in his 30s or 40s able to really contribute something amazing.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet, I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery, and death. I see the world gradually being turned into a wilderness, I hear the ever-approaching thunder, which will destroy us too, I can feel the sufferings of millions and yet, if I look up into the heavens, I think that it will all come right, that this cruelty too will end, and that peace and tranquility will return again.
– Anne FrankRate it:
It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
– Steve JobsRate it:
It's sad now but I see clearly it was the start of ending between us
– ZoeRate it:
It's sad when our daddies die. Makes us one less person inside.
– Pamela RibonRate it:
It's smart to not to make any negative and rash decisions when the circumstances are at odds, and when you find yourself swimming against the tide. Taking negative decisions amidst negativity is as silly as chopping good trees during severe Winter storms, in my view. Time moves swiftly, storms go away, and up springs the sunny Spring season. So, be patient - always! Patience is the greatest virtue, especially while facing challenging and difficult phases in life.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's smart to not to take any negative and rash decisions when the circumstances are at odds, and you find yourself swimming against the tide. Taking negative decisions amidst negativity is as silly as cutting trees during severe Winter season and heavy thunderstorms. Time moves swiftly, and up springs the Spring season. Be patient! Patience is the greatest virtue, especially in not-so-good situations.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's so easy to "talk the talk" than walk the walk. I sometimes wonder how many of these Quoters "walk the talk", and follow their quotes with actions in their own lives. We must always do what we say, because that brings the true meaning and purpose to life.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
It's so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn't it
– L. M. MontgomeryRate it:
It's so glamorous, you have to see it. (describing the 92 million Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)
– Aretha FranklinRate it:
It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.
– Malcolm ForbesRate it: