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Only the mediocre are always at their best.
– Jean Giraudoux
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Only the most extraordinary men can choose the remote cliffs as their graveyards; others are always condemned to nearby city gardens!
– m
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Only the most foolish of mice would hide in a cat's ear, but only the wisest of cats would think to look there.
– Andrew Mercer
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Only the paths that lead to nowhere, merely the storms that are violent, purely the dangerous forests make man a real man!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
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Only the refusal to listen guarantees one against being ensnared by the truth.
– Nozick
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Only the shallow know themselves.
– Oscar Wilde
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Only the spoon knows what is stirring in the pot.
– Sicilian Proverb
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Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
– Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia
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Only the winners decide what were war crimes.
– Gary Wills
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Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
– Confucius
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Only those books come down which deserve to last . All the gilt edges, vellum and morocco, all the presentation copies to all the libraries will not preserve a book in circulation beyond its intrinsic date.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Only those who attempt the absurd...will achieve the impossible. I think...I think it's in my basement...Let me go upstairs and check.
– M. C. Escher
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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
– Robert Francis Kennedy
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Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
– Author Unknown
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Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
– George Eliot
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Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.
– T.S. Eliot
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Only those who will risk going too far Can possibly find out how far one can go.
– T. S. Eliot
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Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
– Marcel Proust
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Only to the extent that someone is living out this self transcendence of human existence, is he truly human or does he become his true self. He becomes so, not by concerning himself with his self's actualization, but by forgetting himself and giving himself, overlooking himself and focusing outward.
– Dr. Viktor E Frankl
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Only two classes of books are of universal appeal. The very best and the very worst.
– Ford Maddox
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Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
– Albert Einstein
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Only useless things are indispensable.
– Francis Picabia
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Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy.
– Aeschylus
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Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography.
– Evelyn Waugh
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