Found 2,329 quotes starting with IF:

If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting.
– Stephen CoveyRate it:
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
If we learn how to eliminate the destructive upshots of matters and events, we can bounce back from misfortunes and spring back into shape. Grumbling and trailing on the ground are only a waste of time. ("Steaming ahead" )
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
If we let ourselves believe that man began with divine grace, that he forfeited this by sin, and that he can be redeemed only by divine grace through the crucified Christ, then we shall find peace of mind never granted to philosophers. He who cannot believe is cursed, for he reveals by his unbelief that God has not chosen to give him grace.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
– Seneca, EpistlesRate it:
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
– Saint AugustineRate it:
If we live, we live if we die, we die if we suffer, we suffer if we are terrified, we are terrified. There is no problem about it.
– Alan B. WattsRate it:
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits
– Carl SaganRate it:
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
– Carl SaganRate it:
If we lose all our sweet memories, it means we are dead even if we are alive!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
– Author UnknownRate it:
If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day. Nothing stimulates our appetite for the simple joys of life more than the starvation caused by sadness or desperation.
– Anthon St MaartenRate it:
If we put the emphasis upon the right things, if we live the life that is worth while and then fail, we will survive all disasters, we will out-live all misfortune. We should be so well balanced and symmetrical, that nothing which could ever happen could throw us off our center, so that no matter what misfortune should overtake us, there would still be a whole magnificent man or woman left after being stripped of everything else.
– Orison Swett MardenRate it:
If we resist our passions, it is more from their weakness than from our strength.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
If we say a little it is easy to add, but having said too much it is hard to withdraw and never can it be done so quickly as to hinder the harm of our success.
– Saint Francis de SalesRate it:
If we slide into one of those rare moments of military honesty, we realize that the technical demands of modern warfare are so complex a considerable percentage of our material is bound to malfunction even before it is deployed against a foe. We no longer waste manpower by carrying the flag into battle. Instead we need battalions of electronic engineers to keep the terrible machinery grinding.
– Ernest K. Gann, The Black WatchRate it:
If we stand by the eagle, fish will die; if we stand by the fish, eagle will die! This dilemma has been created by the random evolutionary process. There is no goodness, there is no justice and there is no intelligence in here. We are living in a primitive and flawed order.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.
– Reinhold NiebuhrRate it:
If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.
– Maria EdgeworthRate it:
If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance; let us ask, "Does it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number?" No. "Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matter of fact and existence?" No. Commit it then to the flames: for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion.
– David HumeRate it:
If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. (Proposal to reform welfare programs)
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
If we think we regulate printing, thereby to rectfy manners, we must regulate all regulations and pastimes, all that is delightful to man.
– John MiltonRate it:
If we truly knew someone’s entire life story and all the things they have been through we would drop all jealousy and comparison. We would admire their ability to shine
– Renae A. SauterRate it:
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.
– Carl R. RogersRate it:

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