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Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel Johnson
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
– Stewart B. Johnson
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
– Robert Louis Stephenson
Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Our chair will remain empty one day, but our ideas will continue to sit on that chair! However in the very distant future, there will remain neither chair nor ideas! All will disappear!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
– Stephen Covey
Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
– George Santayana
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our children are here to stay, but our babies and toddlers and preschoolers are gone as fast as they can grow up-and we have only a short moment with each. When you see a grandfather take a baby in his arms, you see that the moment hasn't always been long enough.
– Saint Clair Adams Sullivan
Our children are not going to be just our children-they are going to be other people's husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.
– Mary Steichen Calderone
Our children change uswhether they live or not.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Our children change us…whether they live or not.
– Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
Our children seem to have wonderful taste, or none - depending, of course, on whether or not they agree with us.
– Author Unknown
Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.
– June Jordan
Our civilization cannot survive materially unless it is redeemed spiritually. It can be saved only by becoming permeated with the Spirit of Christ, and being made free and happy by practices which spring out of that spirit. Only thus can discontent be driven out and all shadows lifted from the road ahead.
– Woodrow Wilson
Our civilization, bequeathed to us by fierce adventurers, eaters of meat and hunters, is so full of hurry and combat, so busy about many things which perhaps are of no importance, that it cannot but see something feeble in a civilization which smiles as it refuses to make the battlefield the test of excellence.
– James Joyce
Our common language is ... English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
– William John Bennett
Our communities don’t need a new mobile application, website, newspaper or television broadcast. They need the ability to define the critical issues in the community, connect with those who care about those issues and have a trusted source of information about the issues.
– Chuck Peters
Our communities don’t need a new mobile application, website, newspaper or television broadcast. They need the ability to define the critical issues in the community, connect with those who care about those issues and have a trusted source of information about the issues.
– Chuck Peters
Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators.
– Will Rogers
Our Constitution protects aliens, drunks, and U.S. senators.
– Will Rogers
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
– John Quincy Adams
Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.
– Gerald R. Ford
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
– Samuel Adams

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