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One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.
– Horace
One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
– Carl Sagan
One golfer a year is hit by lightning. This may be the only evidence we have of God's existence.
– Steve Aylett, Atom (a novel, 2000)
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
– William Ellery Channing
One good quotation is often worth more than two good friends.
– Vikrant Parsai
One good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing.
– Gene Brown
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
– Bob Marley
One good turn deserves another.
– Gaius Petronius
One great cause of failure is lack of concentration.
– Bruce Lee
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
– Albert Einstein
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
– Jane Austen
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
– Jane Austen
One hand I extend into myself, the other toward others.
– Dejan Stojanovic
One hand washes the other.
– Seneca
One hand washes the other.
(Manus Manum Lavet)

– Seneca
One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
– Alice Jones
One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
– Alice James
One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, cooperation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs.... He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight.
– James Grover Thurber
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.
– Edgar Watson Howe
One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
– Henry Miller
One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty.
– Maxim Gorky
One has to die a bit to be reborn.
– Marty Metalgod Ross
One has to struggle much because the return for good is evil, and evil reigns.
– Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers. (On Soviet and Allied missiles in Europe)
– Margaret Hilda Thatcher

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