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It is all right to hold a conversation, but you should let go of it
now and then.
-- Richard Armour
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It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course,
you are an exceptionally good liar.
-- Jerome K. Jerome
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It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
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It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be
coming up it.
-- Henry Allen
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It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.
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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 easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
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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 far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without
-- Miss Manners