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One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of attention, and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied but to be read.
– Johnson
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.
– Jonathan Swift
One of the best things any human must do, is to bleed for the others.
– Lot Chakonza
One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly.
– Voltaire
One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity. Credulity is a greater evil in the present day than it ever was before, because, owing to the growth of education, it is much easier than it used to be to spread misinformation, and, owing to democracy, the spread of misinformation is more important than in former times to the holders of power.
– Bertrand Russell
One of the commonalities between many movies that come from Asian subcontinent is their strange and distasteful sense of humor to make fun of disabled, fat, ugly and less fortunate people , in general. It's a shocking observation that is truly disturbing, when you thin about it. Making fun of fat people won't make anybody any thinner, likewise making fun of ugly people won't make them any prettier either. Also, making fun of unsuccessful people won't necessarily make the mocker more successful. So why movie-makers and actors stoop to such low level of humor? It's best to leave those fellow human beings in the hands of the Sureme Power who created them. And the hard-hearted movie-makers and actors should, instead of making fun of people, work on improving themselves. We all are God's Children, and we must treat each other with respect and dignity.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
One of the commonest mistakes is thinking your worries are over when your children get married.
– Kin Hubbard
One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
– J.B. Priestley
One of the diseases of this age is the multitude of books. It is a thriftless and a thankless occupation, this writing of books: a man were better to sing in a cobbler?s shop, for his pay is a penny a patch; but a book-writer, if he get sometimes a few commendations from the judicious, he shall be sure to reap a thousand reproaches from the malicious.
– Barnaby Rich
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
– Salman Rushdie
One of the few good things about modern times If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
– Kurt Vonnegut
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
– Kurt Vonnegut, "Cold Turkey", In These Times, May 10, 2004
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
– William Osler
One of the fondest expressions around is that we can't be the world's policeman. But guess who gets called when suddenly someone needs a cop.
– Colin
One of the fundamental reasons why so many doctors become cynical and disillusioned is precisely because, when the abstract idealism has worn thin, they are uncertain about the value of the actual lives of the patients they are treating. This is not because they are callous or personally inhuman: it is because they live in and accept a society which is incapable of knowing what a human life is worth.
– John Berger
One of the genius writers of 20th century, Hermann Hesse, Nobel Laureate and my most favorite author, wrote: "Most people...are like a falling leaf that drifts and turns in the air, flutters, and falls to the ground. But a few others are like stars which travel one defined path: no wind reaches them, they have within themselves their guide and path." I like this quote, because it is so enlightening and powerful. It's also a constant reminder that you are the Star, and you must maintain your character - no matter what others say or do. Also not to forget that the Star does have ability to turn into Supernova, which brightens the Universe with such a powerful light that can only come from millions of Suns. Always strive to be that shining Star, and ultimately Supernova, to illuminate the world.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
One of the great attractions of patriotism -- it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
– Aldous Huxley
One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
– G. K. Chesterton
One of the great dreams of man must be to find some place between the extremes of nature and civilization where it is possible to live without regret.
– Barry Lopez
One of the great mistakes that can be made by a man of my age is to get involved in athletic competition with children--unless, of course, they are under six. And even then, stay away from hide-and-seek.
– Bill Cosby, Time Flies
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society ... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
– Thomas B. Reed
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.
– Henry Ford
One of the greatest feelings you'll ever get - knowing that you are the reason behind another persons' smile.
– Biyoo
One of the greatest joys to me is making every single person in the audience laugh and forget their worries.
– Mark Elias

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