To solve big problems you have to be willing to do unpopular things.
- Lee Iacocca

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.
- Lee Iacocca

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less.
- Lee Iacocca

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
- Lee Iacocca

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
- Lee Iacocca

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.
- Lee Iacocca

When looking at faults, use a mirror, not a telescope.
- Yazid Ibrahim

The minority is always right.
- Henrik Ibsen

The strongest man upon Earth is he who stands most alone.
- Henrik Ibsen

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen

Rob the average man of his life-illusion, and you rob him of his happiness at the same stroke.
- Henrik Ibsen

All limits are self imposed.
- Icarus

The longest journey we ever make is to our inner world.
- Icelander proverb

At least one way of measuring the freedom of any society is the amount of comedy that is permitted, and clearly a healthy society permits more satirical comment than a repressive, so that if comedy is to function in some way as a safety release then it must obviously deal with these taboo areas. This is part of the responsibility we accord our licensed jesters, that nothing be excused the searching light of comedy. If anything can survive the probe of humour it is clearly of value, and conversely all groups who claim immunity from laughter are claiming special privileges which should not be granted.
- Eric Idle

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
- Daisaku Ikeda

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
- Jose Incenerios

Only after the last tree has been cut down,
Only after the last river has been poisoned,
Only after the last fish has been caught,
Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten.
- Cree Indian Prophecy

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian saying

Star Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
- William Ralph Inge

It is useless for sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism while wolves remain of a different opinion.
- William Ralph Inge

The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
- William Ralph Inge

It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

The more a man knows, the more willing he is to learn -- The less a man knows, the more positive he is that he knows everything.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

An honest God is the noblest work of man.
- Robert G. Ingersoll

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
- Eugene Ionesco

Waiting until everything is perfect before making a move is like waiting to start a trip until all the traffic lights are green.
- Karen Ireland

It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life.
- Irish Proverb

Wine divulges truth.
- Irish Proverb

Turning it over in your mind won't plough the field.
- Irish Proverb

Get down on your knees and thank God you're still on your feet.
- Irish proverb

People live in each other's shelter.
- Irish proverb

The world would not make a racehorse of a donkey.
- Irish proverb

You're not as young as you used to be, but you're not as old as you're going to be - so watch it!
- Irish proverb

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
- Washington Irving

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
- Washington Irving

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

Since the house is on fire let us warm ourselves.
- Italian Proverb

After the game the king and the pawn go in the same box.
- Italian Proverb

He was so narrow minded he could see through a keyhole with both eyes.
- Molly Ivins


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