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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 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:
One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have is to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.
– Rabbi Harold KushnerRate it:
One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have to to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.
– Rabbi Harold KushnerRate it:
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
– Dale CarnegieRate it:
One of the most tragicomic things in life is that when a man makes an imaginary thing – such as a religion – as his own flag and carries it all his life and even dies for it! An intelligent man has only one flag: Flag of reason and science!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.
– Dr. Karl MenningerRate it:
One of the oldest and well-accepted myths, which is the greatest enemy of truth in my view, is that one simply cannot maintain the best quality of life without consuming hazardous, toxic, and depleting substances. This myth has been persistent but unrealistic. Today, Innovative Scientists and Brilliant Green Chemistry Followers are defying this ancient myth of trade-off and "quid pro quo" - by apprpriately designing their chemical reactions, and selecting non-hazardous alternatives to otherwise toxic reagents. That's the way to to go! We must think Green, to keep our Beautiful Mother Earth Fresh and Clean - at all times.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
– Malcolm MuggeridgeRate it:
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
– PlatoRate it:
One of the problems with technology is that no photograph, as superb and outstanding as it may be, will ever be as satisfying as the most middle-rate painting.
– Perry BrassRate it:
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
– John W. GardnerRate it:
One of the saddest things is that the only thing that a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat eight hours a day nor drink for eight hours a day nor make love for eight hours --all you can do for eight hours is work. Which is the reason why man makes himself and everybody else so miserable and unhappy.
– William FaulknerRate it:

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