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One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
– William FeatherRate it:
One of the interesting dichotomies of life is that you have to turn away from the world, in order to understand it better.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
One of the keys to be happy is to always get in touch with oneself.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
– Rita Mae BrownRate it:
One of the Laws of Karma teaches us that if someone strongly believes something to be true; then sometime in her/his lifetime she/he will be called upon to demonstrate that particular truth. It's true. Life always offers opportunity, at least once, to put to practice what you believe in and what you are passionate about.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
– Will DurantRate it:
One of the major reasons for the downfall in many relationships is; too much “me” in “we”.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
One of the major regrets of life, for most people, is their yielding to the wishes of others, instead of doing what their heart desired most. Always dare to respect yourself first before anyone else, in your speech as much as in your actions. Self-respect is the precursor to Success.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
One of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them: It is a well known fact, that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. Anyone who is capable of getting themselves into a position of power should on no account be allowed to do the job. Another problem with governing people is people.
– Douglas AdamsRate it:
One of the many ways of managing peers is to knock them down so heavily, whenever we find them on their wrong foot, that they loose the courage of raising their voice when we are wrong.
– B. J. GuptaRate it:
One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
– E. V. LucasRate it:
One of the most appalling comments on our present way of life is that half of all the beds in our hospitals are reserved for patients with nervous and mental troubles, patients who have collapsed under the crushing burden of accumulated yesterdays and fearful tomorrows. Yet a vast majority of those people would be walking the streets today, leading happy, useful lives, if they had only heeded the words of Jesus: "Have no anxiety about the morrow"; or the words of Sir William Osler; "Live in day-tight compartments.
– Dale CarnegieRate it:
One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations. . . is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.Rate it:
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
– Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, German Ideology, Chapter 3Rate it:
One of the most difficult things to contend with in a hospital is that assumption on the part of the staff that because you have lost your gall bladder you have also lost your mind.
– Jean KerrRate it:
One of the most effectual ways of pleasing and of making one's self loved is to be cheerful joy softens more hearts than tears do.
– Mme. de SartoryRate it:
One of the most generous columnists in the newspaper world was 'Jimmy Hatlo': He gave a 'Tip of the Hatlo Hat' to millions of contributors and sages in his syndicated column during the first half century of the twentieth!
– Francis M. Faber Jr.Rate it:
One of the most important jobs of the youth is to make the elderly happy.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.
– Randall JarrellRate it:
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
One of the most spiritual things that can happen to you is a human breakthrough."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
– Mark TwainRate it:

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