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One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
– Wilfrid Sheed
One repays a teacher badly if one only remains a pupil.
– Nietzsche
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
One Ring to rule them all,
One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all
and in the darkness bind them.

– J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, 1954, chapter 2
One runs the risk of weeping a little, if one allows himself to be tamed.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince
One said of suicide, As long as one has brains one should not blow them out. And another answered, But when one has ceased to have them, too often one cannot.
– F. H. Bradley
One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
– Oscar Wilde
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
– Oscar Wilde
One should always be wary of anyone who promises that their love will last longer than a weekend.
– Quentin Crisp
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
– Oscar Wilde
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.
– Bertrand Russell
One should be abnormal to make things normal
– Usman Durez
One should be just as careful in choosing one's pleasures as in avoiding calamities.
– Chinese Proverb
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
– Author Unknown
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
– Honore' de Balzac
One should count each day a separate life.
– Seneca
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
– Oscar Wilde
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
– Albert Einstein
One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.
– Charles Horton Cooley
One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market-place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.
– Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
One should never know too precisely whom one has married.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth.
– Henrik Ibsen
One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.
– Elias Canetti

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