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One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
– Oscar Wilde
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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
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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
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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
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One should never know too precisely whom one has married.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
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One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth.
– Henrik Ibsen
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One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.
– Elias Canetti
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One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
– William Butler Yeats
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One should not stand at the foot of a sick person's bed, because that place is reserved for the guardian angel.
– Jewish Folk Saying
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One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
– Muriel Spark
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One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
– Bertrand Russell
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One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
– Joseph Addison
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One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
– G. E. Lessing
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One sometimes feels a guest of one's time and not a member of its household.
– George Frost Kennan
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One survey found that ten percent of Americans thought Joan of Arc was Noah's wife....
– Robert Whitney Boynton
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One swallow does not make a summer.
– Aristotle
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One that hath wine as a chain about his wits, such a one lives no life at all.
– Alcaeus
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One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
– Thomas Fuller
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One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.
– Author Unknown
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One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures.
– Josiah Gilbert Holland
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One thing groupies will never understand is that they all start blending together. There is nothing unique about them and yet they all think they are the right one for me. I know the right one for me and her name is Tina and no matter how our paths come together and divide us as the years pass. She is and will always be the one for me.
– John McNerney
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One thing I can say about George...he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring.
– Barbara Bush
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One thing I've learned in all these years is not to make love when you really don't feel it there's probably nothing worse you can do to yourself than that.
– Norman Mailer
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One thing is all things. To resolve one matter, one must resolve all matters. Changing one thing changes all things. Once I made the decision to sow rice in the fall, I found that I could also stop transplanting, and plowing, and applying chemical fertilizers, and preparing compost, and spraying pesticides.
– Masanobu Fukuoka
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One thing is clear to me. You cant know everything youd like to know. You cant do everything youd like to do. You cant read everything youd like to read. You must hold onto some things and let go of others. Learning to make that choice is one of the big lessons of this life.
– Real Live Preacher
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