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One word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.
– Sana Dabbas
One word of wisdom is as good as a hundred ordinary words.
– Vikrant Parsai
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'.
– Dan Quayle
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is to be prepared.
– Dan Quayle
One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.

– Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual. There are open wounds, shrunk sometimes to the size of a pin-prick but wounds still. The marks of suffering are more comparable to the loss of a finger, or the sight of an eye. We may not miss them, either, for one minute in a year, but if we should there is nothing to be done about it.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.
– Henry Miller
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
– Michael J. Fox
One's family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way One of these days I'll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
– Robert C. Byrd
One's first book, kiss, home run, is always the best.
– Clifton Fadiman
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
– George Santayana
One's life story cannot be told with complete veracity. A true autobiography would have to be written in states of mind, emotions, heartbeats, smiles and tears not in months and years, or physical events. Life is marked off on the soul by feelings, not by dates.
– Helen Keller
One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
– A. C. Benson
One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
One's own self conquered is better than all other people.
– The Dhammapada
One's own thought is one's world. What a person thinks is what he becomes.
– Maitri Upanishads
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words it is expressed in the choices one makes...and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
– Roosevelt, Eleanor
One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must live it to the full.
– Muriel Spark
One's real life is often the life that one does not lead.
– Oscar Wilde
One's religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success.
– Joseph Addison
One's religion is whatever one is most interested in.
– James Barrie
One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.
– Isaac Asimov
One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm;
Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law; Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.

– Isaac Asimov, Laws of Robotics from I. Robot, 1950

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