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One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
– Johann von Goethe
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One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves.
– Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
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One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
– Anton Chekhov
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One must be a living man and a posthumous artist.
– Jean Cocteau
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One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.
– Sophie Swetchine
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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
– Amos Bronson Alcott
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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
– Georges Eliot, Middlemarch
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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
– George Eliot
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One must desire something to be alive.
– Margaret Deland
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One must do violence to the object of one's desire when it surrenders, the pleasure is greater.
– Marquis de Sade
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One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
– Rita Mae Brown
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One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
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One must have a heart of stone to read the death of Little Nell without laughing.
– Oscar Wilde
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One must know oneself, if this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
– Blaise Pascal
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One must love a cat on its own terms.
– Peter Gray
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One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life.
– Etty Hilsum
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One must never lose time in vainly regretting the past or in complaining against the changes which cause us discomfort, for change is the essence of life.
– Anatole France
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One must not always think that feeling is everything. Art is nothing without form.
– Gustave Flaubert
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One must not be mean with the affections what is spent of the fund is renewed in the spending itself.
– Sigmund Freud
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One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.
– Alexander A. Bogomoletz
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One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
– Baltasar Gracián y Morales
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One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
– Mother Theresa
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One must somehow find a way of loving the world without trusting it; somehow one must love the world without being worldly.
– G.K. Chesterton
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One must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
– May Sarton
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