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One hand washes the other.
(Manus Manum Lavet)

– SenecaRate it:
One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
– Alice JonesRate it:
One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
– Alice JamesRate it:
One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, cooperation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs.... He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight.
– James Grover ThurberRate it:
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.
– Edgar Watson HoweRate it:
One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
– Henry MillerRate it:
One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty.
– Maxim GorkyRate it:
One has to crawl like a caterpillar before flying like a butterfly.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
One has to die a bit to be reborn.
– Marty Metalgod RossRate it:
One has to struggle much because the return for good is evil, and evil reigns.
– Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaRate it:
One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers. (On Soviet and Allied missiles in Europe)
– Margaret Hilda ThatcherRate it:
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
– Walter ScottRate it:
One hour of thoughtful solitude may nerve the heart for days of conflict - girding up its armor to meet the most insidious foe.
– PercivalRate it:
One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
– A. W. TozerRate it:
One hundred sparrow does not make one eagle.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, how big my house was, or what kind of car I drove. But the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child.
– Forest WitcraftRate it:
One is greater than two amongst three men where only one of them is intelligent!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.
– Agatha ChristieRate it:
One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.
– Agatha Christie, Autobiography (1977)Rate it:
One is never as fortunate or as unfortunate as one thinks.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
– Lewis Lew WallaceRate it:
One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius.
– Simone de BeauvoirRate it:
One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil. To think is to do.
– Victor HugoRate it:
One is not superior merely because one sees the world as odious.
– ChateaubriandRate it:

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