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On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
– Andrew Young
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On the touchstone of misfortune a man discovers the strength of understanding and of spirit in kinsmen, wife, servants, and himself.
– The Hitopadesa
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On the way to truth, walk with the crowds or walk all alone; but walk always and walk under every condition!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.
– George Orwell
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On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
– George Orwell
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On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world-art, or philosophy, or learning-regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.
– Freya Stark
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On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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On the wings of lies, man can only fly to the land of shame and lowness!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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On thinking about Hell, I gather
My brother Shelley found it was a place
Much like the city of London. I
Who live in Los Angeles and not in London
Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be
Still more like Los Angeles.

– Bertolt Brecht
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On this planet, there are people with talents and people with flaws. The smart ones learn to use their talents, but the happy ones learn to accept their flaws.
– Dick Solomon, 3rd Rock From the Sun
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On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
– Adlai Stevenson I
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On this subject I do not which to think, or speak, or write, with moderation. No No Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen but urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present. I am in earnest I will not equivocate I will not retreat a single inch and I will be heard.
– Lloyd Garrison
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On Truth and Happiness........ The search is over as we begin.
– Unknown
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On twitter, you may have a zero follower; but in real life, this is not possible because everyone has a shadow!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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On two occasions I have been asked, – "Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?" In one case a member of the Upper, and in the other a member of the Lower, House put this question. I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
– Charles Babbage
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On with the dance! Let joy be undefined!
– Lord Byron
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Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
– Harry S Truman
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Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made his commitment, nothing will stop him short of success.
– Vince Lombardi
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Once a man has some money, peace begins to sound good to him.
– Clint Eastwood, Movie: "A Fistful of Dollars," 1964
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Once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing and from robbing he comes next to drinking and sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
– Thamas De Quincey
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Once a month the sky falls on my head, I come to and I see another movie I want to make.
– Steven Spielberg
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Once a new technology rolls over you, if your're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.
– Stewart Brand
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Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.
– Norman Mailer
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Once a woman has forgiven a man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
– Marlene Dietrich
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Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
– Marlene Dietrich
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