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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
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 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
One of the greatest kings that ever was
– Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
– Carl Sandburg
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
– Walter Bagehot
One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
One of the greatest pleasures of music is to make other people listen to it; to feel, for just a moment, a tiny part of an ideal world in which everything is good, beautiful, harmony, love.
– Raphael Sommer
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
– Josh Billings
One of the grotesqueries of present-day American life is the amount of reasoning that goes into displaying the wisdom secreted in bad movies while proving that modern art is meaningless. They have put into practice the notion that a bad art work cleverly interpreted according to some obscure Method is more rewarding than a masterpiece wrapped in silence.
– Harold Rosenberg
One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.
– James Earl Jones

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