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One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
One should always be wary of anyone who promises that their love will last longer than a weekend.
– Quentin CrispRate it:
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
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 RussellRate it:
One should be abnormal to make things normal
– Usman DurezRate it:
One should be just as careful in choosing one's pleasures as in avoiding calamities.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
– Author UnknownRate it:
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
– Honore' de BalzacRate it:
One should count each day a separate life.
– SenecaRate it:
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
– Friedrich Wilhelm NietzscheRate it:
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
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 EinsteinRate it:
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 CooleyRate it:
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 SolzhenitsynRate it:
One should never know too precisely whom one has married.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.
– Elias CanettiRate it:
One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
– William Butler YeatsRate it:
One should not stand at the foot of a sick person's bed, because that place is reserved for the guardian angel.
– Jewish Folk SayingRate it:
One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
– Muriel SparkRate it:
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 RussellRate it:
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
– G. E. LessingRate it:
One sometimes feels a guest of one's time and not a member of its household.
– George Frost KennanRate it:

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