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Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
– Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.
– Jean Paul
Other nations use force; we Britons alone use Might.
– Evelyn Waugh
Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
– Brendan Behan
Other people may not have high expectations of me, But I have high expectations for myself.
– Shannon Miller
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
– Anthony Brandt
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
– Robert F. Kennedy
Others judge you for not what you are, but what they are. Self Judgement is thus more Significant....
– MBeriwal
Otto gave me a copy of the farewell letter Anne wrote to me in hiding. I was surprised because there were two letters: the second was a reply to a letter she pretended I had written to her. She wrote: “I am thinking so much of you,” and “Let’s always be good friends until I come back.” She must have been very lonely.
– Jacqueline van Maarsen
Our (The Stoic) motto, as you know, is live according to nature.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.
– Whitney Moore Young
Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool.
– Jane Wagner
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay.
– Eric Hoffer
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.
– Marshall McLuhan
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
– Sir John Lubbock
Our American past always speaks to us with two voices the voice of the past, and the voice of the present. We are always asking two quite different questions. Historians reading the words of John Winthrop usually ask, What did they mean to him Citizens ask, What do they mean to us Historians are trained to seek the original meaning all of us want to know the present meaning.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead.
– Sinclair Lewis
Our American professors like their literature clear, cold, pure and very dead.
– Sinclair Lewis
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.
– Jimmy Carter
Our aspirations are our possibilities.
– Samuel Johnson
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
– Earl Nightingale
Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching.
– Mao Zedong
Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot.
– Mitchell Burgess
Our banking system is like a bunch of kids stealing from the cookie jar, and when the central bankers are questioned about it, they lie, or they say they're doing it for our own good - and then we keep putting cookies in the jar - and keep allowing them to steal - when all that's really happening is they're getting a free snack on us. They don't even have to be on their best behavior to get the treat!
– John Rocco Savalli

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