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It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig.
-- George Santayana
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It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
-- Leonardo da Vinci
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It is easier to run down a hill than up one.
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It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one.
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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
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It is enough to make one sympathize with a tyrant for the determination
of his courtiers to deceive him for their own personal ends...
-- Russell Baker and Charles Peters
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It is equally bad when one speeds on the guest unwilling to go, and when he
holds back one who is hastening. Rather one should befriend the guest who
is there, but speed him when he wishes.
-- Homer, "The Odyssey"
[Quoted in "VMS Internals and Data Structures", V4.4, when
referring to scheduling.]
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It is exactly because a man cannot do a
thing that he is a proper judge of it.
-- Oscar Wilde
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It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This
is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the
last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give
-- Quentin Crisp, "How to Become a Virgin"
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It is far better to be deceived than to be undeceived by those we love.