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One can always trust to time. Insert a wedge of time and nearly everything straightens itself out.
– Norman Douglas
One can change the small minds, but it is tad difficult to do it with the small heart whose soul is in small mind only.
– Anuj Somany
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
– Helen Keller
One can never know how valuable is the paper he is holding. What would we pay for a menu from the feast at Aleutropolis!
– Jose Ortega
One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay in kind somewhere else in life.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
One can never Value or enjoy Life more than Valuing or Enjoying the Giver of Life !!
– Vijay Samuel Benjamin
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
– Malayan Proverb
One can say of language that it is potentially the only human home, the only dwelling place that cannot be hostile to man.
– John Berger
One can search the brain with a microscope and not find the mind, and can search the stars with a telescope and not find God.
– J. Gustav White
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
– Oscar Wilde
One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice, said the Queen. When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
– Lewis Carroll
One can't get upset at the dying fields when he is constantly warring with the rain clouds
– Ahmed Korayem
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
– Jane Austen
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
– Erich Fromm
One cannot both feast and become rich.
– Ashanti Proverb
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
– Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few and they are more beautiful if they are a few.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.
– Rene Descartes
One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none the less betray the thinker, he must always be instructive, his way of judging a thing must even in the smallest matters be such that people can see what it will amount to when, quietly and self-collected, he puts this power to scholarly use.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
One cannot fix one's eyes on the commonest natural production without finding food for a rambling fancy.
– Jane Austen
One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. Suddenly one loses all interest in who will be champion.
– Anatol Rapoport
One cannot really discover new oceans unless and until she/he dares to lose sight of the shore, the most familiar territory and the comfort zone.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
One cannot remain the same. Art is a mirror which should show many reflections, and the artist should not always show the same face, or the face becomes a mask.
– Yvette Gilbert, (1865-1944)
One cannot review a bad book without showing off.
– W. H. Auden
One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.
– David Borenstein

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