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One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
– William Shatner as Kirk, in "Dagger of the Mind"
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One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
– Alan Alexander Milne
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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
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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
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One of the best things any human must do, is to bleed for the others.
– Lot Chakonza
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One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly.
– Voltaire
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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
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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
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One of the commonest mistakes is thinking your worries are over when your children get married.
– Kin Hubbard
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One of the deadliest and most venomous destructive concoction is created by mixing false pride with ignorance and power. Regretfully there are more victims of this poisonous formulation than the poison itself.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
– J.B. Priestley
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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
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One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
– Salman Rushdie
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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
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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
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One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
– William Osler
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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
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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
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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
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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
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One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.
– G. K. Chesterton
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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
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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
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One of the great pillars of bad journalism is the made up storyline of "Let's you and him fight" - dreaming up conflicts and story arcs where none exists. http://qr.ae/jpY6b
– Jimmy Wales
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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.
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