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Order, unity and continuity are human inventions just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.
– Bertrand Russell
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Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.
– Heinrich Heine
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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
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Ordinary people live wanting, all their life. Successful people are willing to work for all their wants.
– Vijay Samuel Benjamin
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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
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Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
– Oscar Wilde
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Oregano is the spice of life.
– Henry J. Tillman
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Organization can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgment.
– Louis D. Brandeis
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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
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Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
– Woody Allen
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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
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Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
– Fran Lebowitz
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Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
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Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
– Thomas Carlyle
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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
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Originality is merely an illusion.
– M. C. Escher
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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
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Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
– Thomas W. Higginson
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Originality is the art of concealing your source.
– Franklin P. Jones
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Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Laurence J. Peter
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Originally, God was to save individual mind from despair if not disaster, love was an attempt by one mind to possess another mind and justice was a mind's concern for all other minds. In case of the first, mind is too weak and fearful to understand itself. In the second, the nature cripples the reason and over powers human mind! In the third situation, the reason is more evolved and makes the human mind to stand on its own and does what best is possible with respect to other minds!
– Thiruman Archunan
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Ornaments were invented by modesty.
– Joseph Joubert
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Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
– Richter cartoon caption
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