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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
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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)
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One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
– William Ellery Channing
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One good quotation is often worth more than two good friends.
– Vikrant Parsai
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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
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
– Bob Marley
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One good turn deserves another.
– Gaius Petronius
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One great cause of failure is lack of concentration.
– Bruce Lee
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One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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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
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One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
– Jane Austen
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One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
– Jane Austen
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One hand I extend into myself, the other toward others.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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One hand washes the other.
– Seneca
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One hand washes the other.
(Manus Manum Lavet)

– Seneca
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One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
– Alice Jones
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One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
– Alice James
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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
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One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.
– Edgar Watson Howe
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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
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One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty.
– Maxim Gorky
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One has to die a bit to be reborn.
– Marty Metalgod Ross
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One has to struggle much because the return for good is evil, and evil reigns.
– Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
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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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One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
– Walter Scott
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