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If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think
little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and
Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
-- Thomas De Quincey
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If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and
over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
-- Oscar Wilde
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If one inquires why the American tradition is so strong against any connection
of State and Church, why it dreads even the rudiments of religious teaching
in state-maintained schools, the immediate and superficial answer is not
far to seek. ... The cause lay largely in the diversity and vitality of the
various denominations, each fairly sure that, with a fair field and no favor,
it could make its own way; and each animated by a jealous fear that, if any
connection of State and Church were permitted, some rival denomination would
get an unfair advantage.
-- John Dewey, "Democracy in the Schools", 1908
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If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.
-- Oscar Wilde, "Phrases and Philosophies for the Use
of the Young"
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If only Dionysus were alive! Where would he eat?
-- Woody Allen
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If only God would give me some clear sign!
Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
-- Woody Allen, "Without Feathers"
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If only one could get that wonderful feeling of
accomplishment without having to accomplish anything.
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If only you could be respected without having to be respectable.
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If only you had a personality instead of an attitude.
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If only you knew she loved you, you could
face the uncertainty of whether you love her.