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Only ignorants get bored
– Ioana Markopoulos
Only in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.
– Elizabeth Bowen
Only in dreams does the happiness of the earth dwell.
– Ruckett
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
– Hans Margolius
Only in solitude do we find ourselves and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.
– Miguel de Unanimo
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
– George Eliot
Only in the spirit of attack, born in a brave heart, will bring success to any fighter aircraft, no matter how highly developed it may be.
– LtGen Adolf Galland, Luftwaffe
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune is always here.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Only lie about the future.
– Johnny Carson
Only little boys and old men sneer at love.
– Louis Auchincloss
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
– Marc Chagall
Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun.
– Indian Proverb
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
– Max Beerbohm
Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
– William James
Only now did I become throughly acquainted with the seducer of our people. It is not the inequality which is the real misfortune, it is the dependance.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Only once then, it happened that my father tended the Grand Duchesses alone and performed nurses' duties for them.
– Tatiana Botkina
Only one absolute certainty is possible to man, namely that at any given moment the feeling which he has exists.
– Thomas Huxley
Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist --a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimist --only when life has been defeated many times in its fight against depression.
– Emil Cioran
Only one enemy is worse than despair: indifference. In every area of human creativity, indifference is the enemy; indifference of evil is worse than evil, because it is also sterile.
– Elie Wiesel
Only one thing that we can see and hear that is absolutely beautiful, and yet so fearfully frightening at the same time, is the Lightning.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
– Albert Einstein
Only out of Chaos are born Brilliant Dancing Stars and Ingenius Illuminating Inventions.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
– Denis Diderot
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
– Pablo Picasso
Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty that what we believe is not necessarily true that what we like is not necessarily good and that all questions are open.
– Clive

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