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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 Thurber
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.
– Edgar Watson Howe
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 Miller
One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty.
– Maxim Gorky
One has to struggle much because the return for good is evil, and evil reigns.
– Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
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 Thatcher
One hour of thoughtful solitude may nerve the heart for days of conflict - girding up its armor to meet the most insidious foe.
– Percival
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. Tozer
One hundred sparrow does not make one eagle.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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 Witcraft
One is greater than two amongst three men where only one of them is intelligent!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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
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)
One is never as fortunate or as unfortunate as one thinks.
– La Rochefoucauld
One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
– Lewis Lew Wallace
One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.
– Publilius Syrus
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 Hugo
One is not superior merely because one sees the world as odious.
– Chateaubriand
One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
– Oscar Wilde
One is very crazy when in love.
– Sigmund Freud
One kernel is felt in a hogshead one drop of water helps to swell the ocean a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.
– Hannah More
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire help to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.
– Hannah More
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.
– Hannah More
One kind word can warm three winter months.
– Japanese Proverb

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