Found 297 quotes starting with OU:

Our (The Stoic) motto, as you know, is live according to nature.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.
– Whitney Moore Young
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Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool.
– Jane Wagner
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Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay.
– Eric Hoffer
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Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.
– Marshall McLuhan
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Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
– Sir John Lubbock
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Our American past always speaks to us with two voices the voice of the past, and the voice of the present. We are always asking two quite different questions. Historians reading the words of John Winthrop usually ask, What did they mean to him Citizens ask, What do they mean to us Historians are trained to seek the original meaning all of us want to know the present meaning.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
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Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead.
– Sinclair Lewis
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Our American professors like their literature clear, cold, pure and very dead.
– Sinclair Lewis
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Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.
– Jimmy Carter
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Our apartment is similar to the one on Ganghoferstrasse, only much smaller.
– Edith Frank
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Our aspirations are our possibilities.
– Samuel Johnson
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Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
– Earl Nightingale
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Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching.
– Mao Zedong
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Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot.
– Mitchell Burgess
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Our banking system is like a bunch of kids stealing from the cookie jar, and when the central bankers are questioned about it, they lie, or they say they're doing it for our own good - and then we keep putting cookies in the jar - and keep allowing them to steal - when all that's really happening is they're getting a free snack on us. They don't even have to be on their best behavior to get the treat!
– John Rocco Savalli
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Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures the successful outcome of any venture.
– William James
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Our best work is done when it needs to be.
– F. Phelps
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Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. The soul that rises with us, our life's star, hath had elsewhere its setting, and comet from afar: not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come from God, who is our home.
– William Wordsworth
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Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.
– William Shakespeare
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Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
– Phyllis McGinley
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Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them.
– Shakti Gawain
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Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find Kuwait.
– A. Whitney Brown
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Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection.
– Hfiz
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Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel Johnson
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Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
– Stewart B. Johnson
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Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
– Robert Louis Stephenson
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Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Our chair will remain empty one day, but our ideas will continue to sit on that chair! However in the very distant future, there will remain neither chair nor ideas! All will disappear!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
– Stephen Covey
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Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.
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Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.
– George Santayana
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Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Our children are here to stay, but our babies and toddlers and preschoolers are gone as fast as they can grow up-and we have only a short moment with each. When you see a grandfather take a baby in his arms, you see that the moment hasn't always been long enough.
– Saint Clair Adams Sullivan
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Our children are not going to be just our children-they are going to be other people's husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.
– Mary Steichen Calderone
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Our children change uswhether they live or not.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
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Our children change us…whether they live or not.
– Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
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Our children seem to have wonderful taste, or none - depending, of course, on whether or not they agree with us.
– Author Unknown
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Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.
– June Jordan
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Our civilization cannot survive materially unless it is redeemed spiritually. It can be saved only by becoming permeated with the Spirit of Christ, and being made free and happy by practices which spring out of that spirit. Only thus can discontent be driven out and all shadows lifted from the road ahead.
– Woodrow Wilson
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Our civilization, bequeathed to us by fierce adventurers, eaters of meat and hunters, is so full of hurry and combat, so busy about many things which perhaps are of no importance, that it cannot but see something feeble in a civilization which smiles as it refuses to make the battlefield the test of excellence.
– James Joyce
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Our common language is ... English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
– William John Bennett
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Our communities don’t need a new mobile application, website, newspaper or television broadcast. They need the ability to define the critical issues in the community, connect with those who care about those issues and have a trusted source of information about the issues.
– Chuck Peters
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Our communities don’t need a new mobile application, website, newspaper or television broadcast. They need the ability to define the critical issues in the community, connect with those who care about those issues and have a trusted source of information about the issues.
– Chuck Peters
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Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators.
– Will Rogers
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Our Constitution protects aliens, drunks, and U.S. senators.
– Will Rogers
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Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
– John Quincy Adams
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Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.
– Gerald R. Ford
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Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
– Samuel Adams
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Our country was founded on a distrust of government. Our founding fathers gave power to the people to keep an eye on government. So when politicians say, Trust me, they're actually being very un-American.
– David Duchovny
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Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right, when wrong to be put right.
– Carl Schurz
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Our creations are the outward expressions of our inner truths.
– Bryant McGill
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Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny.
– Eric Hoffer
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Our critics are our friends; they show us our faults.
– Benjamin Franklin
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Our days are a kaleidoscope. Every instant a change takes place in the contents. New harmonies, new contrasts, new combinations of every sort. Nothing ever happens twice alike. The most familiar people stand each moment in some new relation to each other, to their work, to surrounding objects. The most tranquil house, with the most serene inhabitants, living upon the utmost regularity of system, is yet exemplifying infinite diversities.
– Henry Ward Beecher
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Our decision about energy will test the character of the American people and the ability of the President and the Congress to govern this Nation. This difficult effort will be the moral equivalent of war, except that we will be uniting our efforts to build and not to destroy.
– Jimmy Carter
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Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will. Nay, children may be strangled, but deeds never: they have an indestructible life both in and out of our consciousness.
– George Eliot, Romola, 1863
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Our deeds are like children that are born to us;they live and act apart from our own will.
– George Eliot, Romola
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Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
– George Eliot
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Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.
– Haniel Long
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Our deeds follow us, and what we have been makes us what we are.
– John Dykes
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Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
– George Eliot
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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure, we ask ourselves 'who am I to be Briliant, Georgeous, Talented and Fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be.
– Unknown Author
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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
– Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992
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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous,talented and fabulous Actually, who are you not to be You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
– Marianne Williamson
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Our defense is not in our armaments, nor in science, nor in going underground. Our defense is in law and order.
– Albert Einstein
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Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they are difficult to satisfy. All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws
– Constantin Stanislavski
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Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.
– Fritz Perls
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Our desire to say more grows bigger and what to say about it, except that saying is not always about saying, growing is not always about growing.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Our destiny changes with our thought we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
– Orison Swett Marden
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Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
– Orison Swett Marden
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Our destiny rules over us, even when we are not yet aware of it it is the future that makes laws for us today.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Our determination to imitiate Christ should be such that we have no time for other matters.
– Desiderius Erasmus
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Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.
– George Santayana
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Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
– Sydney Harris
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Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
– Shakespeare
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Our doubts are traitors,
And make us lose the good we oft might win
By fearing to attempt.

– William Shakespeare, "Measure for Measure", Act 1 scene 4
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Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
– William Shakespeare
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Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
– William Shakespeare
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Our doubts are traitors,And make us lose the good we oft might winBy fearing to attempt.
– William Shakespeare
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Our dreams are our precious diamonds; without them, we are endlessly poor. Let us perpetually dream to be overly wealthy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our ego is our silent partner--too often with a controlling interest.
– Cullen Hightower
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Our elections are free, it's in the results where eventually we pay.
– Bill Stern
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Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.
– La Rochefoucauld
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Our enemy sees us clearly. ... They will not start a war. They're worried about one thing If democracy develops here, if we succeed, we will win.
– Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
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Our entire life worth's less than one moment of the absolute's truth vanity.
– Sorin Cerin
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Our envy of others devours us most of all.
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn
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Our eternity is not real; it resembles us; it is our own invention; its scent is vanity.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Our experiments are the means to map our life path we should respect them even they are so harsh, things are change and life goes on.
– Foodi S. M.
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our fate has already been decided for us, the only thing we can do is stand strong and face our destiny head on
– Bryan Thomas
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Our favorite attitude should be gratitude
– Zig Ziglar
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Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day.
– John Donne
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Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.
– Audre Lorde
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Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect, they mark our limitations and our bounds. Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries.
– Jose Ortega y Gasset
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Our first and most pressing problem is how to do away with warfare as a method of solving conflicts between national groups within a society who have different views about how the society is to run.
– Margaret Mead
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Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humor.
– Author Unknown
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Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow-red, yellow, brown, black and white-and we're all precious in God's sight.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
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Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I.
– Ralph Nader
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Our freedom is our sacred cow; no one should touch it! We must be very pious in this holy matter.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our friends should be companions who inspire us, who help us rise to our best.
– Joseph B. Wirthlin
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Our friends show us what we can do our enemies teach us what we must do.
– Johann von Goethe
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Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Our future may lie beyond our vision, but it is not completely beyond our control. It is the shaping impulse of America that neither fate nor nature nor the irresistible tides of history, but the work of our own hands, matched to reason and principle, that will determine our destiny. There is pride in that, even arrogance, but there is also experience and truth. In any event, it is the only way we can live.
– Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 speech to South African young people
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Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change because if it does change then it won't have anything to complain about.
– Tori Amos
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Our goal can only be reached through a vehicle of a pain, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
– Stephen A. Brennan
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Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
– Stephen A. Brennan
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Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.
– Louis D. Brandeis
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Our government sprang from and was made for the people -- not the people for the government. To them it owes an allegiance from them it must derive its courage, strength, and wisdom.
– Andrew Johnson
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Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.
– Bertrand Russell
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Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
– Miguel de Cervantes
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Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
– Vincent Van Gogh
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
– Confucius
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
– Confucius
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Our greatest glory was not in never falling, but in rising when we fell.
– Vince Lombardi
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Our greatest lack is not money for any undertaking, but rather ideas, If the ideas are good, cash will somehow flow to where it is needed.
– Robert H. Schuller
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Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
– Walt Disney, On the inside wall of the American Adventure in Epcot Center
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Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.
– Eric Hoffer
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Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Our green valleys will be greener once we fully grasp the infinite vitality of the green!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our happiest and serenest times are now over. My peace and calm are gone, for now I will only ever be able to worry about Sasha.
– Maria Feodorovna
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Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
– Sophocles
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Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception, not on the situation.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception, not on the situation.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Our happiness should not depend on external things; it is the expression of internal attitudes.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it.
– Author Unknown
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Our heart has its reasons that reason cannot know.
– Blaise Pascal
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Our heart is a port; allow every ship to come to the port; but let only the best one to anchor!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards -- the things we live by and teach our children -- are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.
– Walt Disney
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Our hours in love have wings in absence, crutches.
– Colley Cibber
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Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Our human laws are more or less imperfect copies of the external laws as we see them.
– James Anthony Froude
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Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
– General Omar Bradley
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Our ideals are our better selves.
– Amos Bronson Alcott
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Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
– Arthur Conan Doyle
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Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
– Gustave Flaubert
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Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this.
– Gustave Flaubert
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Our ignorance of history makes us libel to our own times. People have always been like this.
– Gustave Flaubert
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Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
– Charles Franklin Kettering
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Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
– John Locke
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Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also.
– Charles Horton Cooley
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Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
– Aesop
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Our instinctive emotions are those that we have inherited from a much more dangerous world, and contain, therefore, a larger portion of fear than they should.
– Bertrand Russell
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Our institutions and values are in jeopardy as the mores of the market pervade all social life in this country. Loyalty, honesty, courage, discipline, patriotism, and commitment to family are being crowded out by the goals and rules of economic rationality -- do whatever makes the most money.
– Barry Schwartz
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Our intention creates our reality.
– Wayne Dyer
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Our job is like a baker's work -- his rolls are tasty as long as they're fresh; after two days they're stale; after a week, they're covered with mould and fit only to be thrown out.
– Ryszard Kapuściński
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Our job is not to set things right but to see them right.
– Eric Butterworth
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Our job is not to straighten each other out, But to help each other up.
– Neva Cole
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Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.
– Paul Valéry
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Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us.
– Blackfoot chief, (c. 1880)
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Our land of new promise will be a nation that meets its obligations, a nation that balances its budget, but never loses the balance of its values.
– Bill Clinton
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Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
– Paul Johannes Tillich
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Our laugh is a torment and our cry is a joy for the Satan!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
– Søren Kierkegaard
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Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
– Anais Nin
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Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!
– Henry David Thoreau, WALDEN: Or, Life in the Woods
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Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Our life is like a movie directed by God which has no beginning and ending, just interval in which we have to play our whole role.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Our life is like a tree which is pruning itself.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Our life is shaped by our actions not by opinion of others.
– Apoorve Dubey
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Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
– William Shakespeare
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Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
– Denis Watley
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Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.
– F. H. Bradley
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Our lives are fictions, a work we leave behind, signed.
– Vanna Bonta
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Our lives are like a candle in the wind.
– Carl Sandburg
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Our lives are like the course of the sun. At the darkest moment there is promise of daylight.
– The London Times
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Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
– Lin Yutang
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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Our lives begin to end when we begin to forget to love.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Our lives don't really belong to us, you see -- they belong to the world, and in spite of our efforts to make sense of it, the world is a place beyond our understanding.
– Paul Auster
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Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
– Walter Anderson
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Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
– Walter Anderson
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Our lives teach us who we are.
– Salman Rushdie
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Our love is God. Lets go grab a slushie.
– J.D., "Heathers"
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Our loyalties must transend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation and this means we must develop a world perspective.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
– Thomas Carlyle
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Our memories are card indexes consulted, and then put back in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
– Cyril Connolly
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Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.
– Hermann Hesse
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Our mind is like a fog; even a moderate wind disperses it easily.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our minds are lazier than our bodies.
– La Rochefoucauld
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Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
– Quintilian
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Our minds thus grow in spots and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.
– William James
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Our mission is at once the oldest and the most basic of this country: to right wrong, to do justice, to serve man. Because all Americans just must have the right to vote. And we are going to give them that right. All Americans must have the privileges of citizenship regardless of race. And they are going to have those privileges of citizenship regardless of race.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.
– John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x
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Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
– Lewis Mumford
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Our neighbors in Virginia are just as responsible for these killings as the criminals are because they won't pass strong gun control legislation.
– Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.
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Our neighbour's tree is our tree; our tree is our neighbour's tree!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
– Amos Bronson Alcott
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Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
– Denis Diderot
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Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
– Denis Diderot
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Our opinions become fixed at the point where we stop thinking.
– Ernest Renan
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Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
– Mark Twain
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Our opportunities to do good are our talents.
– C. Mather
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Our own acts are isolated and one act does not buy absolution for another.
– William Butler Yeats, Autobiography
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Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, form our true honor.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.
– Henry Miller
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Our parents teach us to speak and the world teaches us to be silent.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases 'revenue enhancement.' Not so. No one was fooled.
– J Danforth Quayle
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Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
– Laurence Sterne
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Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.
– Alexander Pope
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Our patience will achieve more than our force.
– Edmund Burke
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Our perception of reality is cultural & changing cultural views change reality.
– Martin Tobias Lithner
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Our pleasures were simple-they included survival.
– Dwight D Eisenhower
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Our power is in our ability to decide.
– Buckminster Fuller
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Our power is not so much in us as through us.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves.
– William Temple
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Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
– John F. Kennedy
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Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
– John F. Kennedy
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Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundemental resource.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
– Joseph Addison
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Our real power in life comes from our true thinking!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie.
– William Shakespeare
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Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable.
– Thomas Troward
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Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Our sages have said, "Sleep is one sixtieth of death" (Talmud, Berachot 57b). If sleep is a form of death, then death is a form of sleep -- but a temporary withdrawal of vitality for the sake of reawakening to a higher quality of life
– Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
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Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
– Ryszard Kapuściński
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Our school systems teach our children that they are nothing but glorified apes who have evolutionized out of some primordial soup of mud, by teaching evolution as fact.
– Tom DeLay
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Our schools have been scientifically designed to prevent over-education from happening. ... The average American (should be) content with their humble role in life, because they're not tempted to think about any other role.
– William Torrey Harris
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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become
– Maxwell Maltz
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Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
– Democritus
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Our situation has the disaffected beauty of a chess game.
– Alan Moore, The league of extraordinary gentlemen, chapter 5
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Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.
– John Lennon
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Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly.
– Cicero
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Our spiritual history is the history of God-ventriloquists! The truth is that the voice of God is the voice of cunning Man, the ventriloquist's voice!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.
– Mignon McLaughlin
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Our strength often increases in proportion to the obstacles imposed upon it.
– Paul De Rapin
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Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives. Unfortunately most of us are completely unaware of this fact and we do not monitor our thoughts with the care needed so that we can create in our lives the results we say we want. Since the great majority of people do not feel worthy and deserving of abundant good fortune, radiant good health and total success in all areas of their lives that overriding thought pattern controls the results people get. The first order of business of anyone who wants to enjoy success in all areas of his
her life is to take charge of the internal dialogue they have and only think, say and behavior in a manner consistent with the results they truly desire.

– Sidney Madwed
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Our supreme interests, chiefly the security and unity of Jerusalem, are not the main concern of those anonymous officials who attack us and me personally, as the assault on me comes only because I defend the State of Israel
– Benjamin Netanyahu
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Our supreme task is the resumption of our onward, normal way.
– Warren G. Harding
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Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart.
– Henry Ward Beecher
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Our sweetest songs are those that tell the saddest thoughts.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
– Edward Gibbon
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Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation.
– Claude Lévi-Strauss
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Our task is not to fix the blame for the past, but to fix the course for the future.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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Our task is to provide an education for the kind of kids we have... Not the kind of kids we used to have... Or want to have... Or the kids that exist in our dreams.
– Mary Kay Utech
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Our tendency to create heroes rarely jibes with the reality that most nontrivial problems require collective solutions.
– Warren Bennis
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Our test of truth is a reference to either a present or imagined future majority in favour of our view.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Our thoughts are free.
– Cicero
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Our time is like our money; when we change a guinea the shillings escape as things of small account; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes.
– Sir Walter Scott
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Our treatment of both older people and children reflects the value we place on independence and autonomy. We do our best to make our children independent from birth. We leave them all alone in rooms with the lights out and tell them, Go to sleep by yourselves. And the old people we respect most are the ones who will fight for their independence, who would sooner starve to death than ask for help.
– Margaret Mead
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Our true enemies are: ignorance and limitation.
– Vanna Bonta
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Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Our Union: It must be preserved.
– Andrew Jackson
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Our view. . . is that it is an essential characteristic of experimentation that it is carried out with limited resources, and an essential part of the subject of experimental design to ascertain how these should be best applied; or, in particular, to which causes of disturbance care should be given, and which ought to be deliberately ignored.
– Sir Ronald A. Fisher
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Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.
– Nikola Tesla
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Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun.
– Ruth Westheimer
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Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsiblity and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.
– Helen Merrell Lynd
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Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
– Sacha Guitry
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Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
– Author Unknown
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Our work is to present things that are as they are.
– Frederick II of Prussia
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Our works and our play. All our pleasures experienced as the pleasure of love. What could be better that? To feel in one's work the tender and flushed substance of one's dearest concern.
– Mary Caroline Richards
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Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt.
– Henry Graham Greene
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Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt.
– Graham Greene, The Human Factor (1978)
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Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.
– Kahlil Gibran
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Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen. ... Their faith is their passport.
– Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
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Ours is a culture based on excess, on overproduction; the result is a steady loss of sharpness in our sensory experience. All the conditions of modern life -- its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness -- conjoin to dull our sensory faculties.
– Susan Sontag
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Ours is a precarious language, as every writer knows, in which the merest shadow line often separates affirmation from negation, sense from nonsense, and one sex from the other.
– James Grover Thurber
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Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
– General Omar Nelson Bradley
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Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
– Donald Robert Perry Marquis
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Ours is an age of criticism, to which everything must be subjected. The sacredness of religion, and the authority of legislation, are by many regarded as grounds for exemption from the examination by this tribunal, But, if they are exempted, and cannot lay claim to sincere respect, which reason accords only to that which has stood the test of a free and public examination.
– Immanuel Kant
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Ours is the age of substitutes instead of language, we have jargon instead of principles, slogans and instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.
– Eric Bentley
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Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.
– H. Mumford Jones
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Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon.
– John Berger
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Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon.
– John Berger
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Ours not to reason why Ours but to do and die.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Out here a man settles his own problems
– John Wayne
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Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Out of life's school of war What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
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Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
– Denis Waitley
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Out of none, there are some, provided we go beyond some certain norms
– Jimoh Oluwatobi segun
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Out of the frying pan into the fire.
– Quintus Septimius Tertullianus
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Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
– Julia Louise Woodruff
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Out walking my kidney disease. -Johnny The Walker
– Johnny Wowk
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Out, damned spot out, I say
– William Shakespeare
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Out, damned spot! out, I say!
– William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 5 scene 1
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Outer Beauty can only please the Eye, but the Inner Beauty conquers the Heart. Inner Beauty is best seen in Diamonds, the most precious gemstones, which sparkle and shine when the Sun is out; but when the darkness sets in, they reveal their true beauty with illuminating light from within. No matter what others say or do, you must remember that you are a Diamond, and you must preserve your Divine Spark of Inner Beauty to illuminate the world.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Outer space is no place for a person of breeding.
– Lady Violet Bonham Carter
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Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them through the children's eyes.
– Lawana Blackwell
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Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
– Kingsley Amis, One Fat Englishman (1963)
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Outside Input Our entire lives are simply a process of experiencing the stimulus presented... The degree to which we allow stuff to affect us is mostly an inherent response. Truly...crap happens no matter how directed our lives may be. Fortunately we, as us, have kinda developed to a level that most of us be conscious. When we exercise our ability to choose our reactions to that which occurs about us, regardless of what others response be, we grow more able to avoid stupid stuff. What occurs outside of us can, but not always, have an effect on what be happening inside us. It could be good to strengthen our ability to choose our responses. Know Yer Loved, CWD
– Carl DeHaven
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Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
– Groucho Marx
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Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.
– Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.
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Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
– Aesop
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Outside show is a poor substitution for inner worth.
– Aesop
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Outstanding leaders appeal to the hearts of their followers - not their minds.
– Author Unknown
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Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
– Sam Walton
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Outward perfection without inward goodness sets but the blacker dye on the mind?s deformity.
– R Chamberlain
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