Found 1,402 quotes starting with O:

Skip to:OOAOBOC - OEOF - OHOI - OKOL - ONOO - OQOR - OTOU - OWOX - OZ

Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.
– Heinrich Heine
Ordinary people aren't going to give up emotions and inspiration just because science sniffs at subjectivity. Science shouldn't be so edgy and defensive. Vandals aren't going to smash their way into laboratories and throw Bibles at the equipment.
– Deepak Chopra
Ordinary people live wanting, all their life. Successful people are willing to work for all their wants.
– Vijay Samuel Benjamin
Ordinary people think that talent must be always on its own level and that it arises every morning like the sun, rested and refreshed, ready to draw from the same storehouse -- always open, always full, always abundant -- new treasures that it will heap up on those of the day before; such people are unaware that, as in the case of all mortal things, talent has its increase and decrease, and that independently of the career it takes, like everything that breathes... it undergoes all the accidents of health, of sickness, and of the dispositions of the soul -- its gaiety or its sadness. As with our perishable flesh. talent is obliged constantly to keep guard over itself, to combat, and to keep perpetually on the alert amid the obstacles that witness the exercise of its singular power.
– Eugène Delacroix
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
– Oscar Wilde
Oregano is the spice of life.
– Henry J. Tillman
Organization can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgment.
– Louis D. Brandeis
Organizations rarely progress in absence of well defined codes of conduct and system to ensure that these are strictly adhered to. Same is true for society.
– B. J. Gupta
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
– Woody Allen
Original Poems for Infant Minds My MotherWho ran to help me when I fell,And would some pretty story tell,Or kiss the place to make it wellMy Mother.
– Anonymous
Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
– Fran Lebowitz
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
– Thomas Carlyle
Originality is better off than imitation. Yes! because originality endows peculiarity, which at the long run leads to profitability and excellence. Whereas, imitation brings about limitation, which often leads to frustration and mediocrity i.e. you've got to be original rather than imitation. Therefore, dare to be and remain original in all your undertakings. Besides that, whoever that continues to imitate someone else or others will definitely end up a copycat QED.
– Emeasoba George
Originality is merely an illusion.
– M. C. Escher
Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
– Isaac Bashevis Singer
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
– Thomas W. Higginson
Originality is the art of concealing your source.
– Franklin P. Jones
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Laurence J. Peter
Ornaments were invented by modesty.
– Joseph Joubert
Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
– Richter cartoon caption
Orthodoxy is Unconsciousness.
– George Orwell
Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
– George Orwell, 1984

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network