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There is only one success-to be able to spend your life in your own way.
– Christopher Morley
There is only one terminal dignity -- love.
– Helen Hayes
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.
– William James
There is only one thing for it then -- to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it...
– T. H. White
There is only one thing I wast to say about Ohio that has a political tinge, and that is that I think a mistake has been made of recent years in Ohio in failing to continue as our representatives the same people term after term. I do not need to tell a Washington audience, among whom there are certainly some who have been interested in legislation, that length of service in the House and in the Senate is what gives influence.
– William Howard Taft
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
There is only one thing that a philosopher can be relied on to do, and that is, to contradict other philosophers.
– William James
There is only one thing that arouses animals more than pleasure, and that is pain. Under torture you are as if under the dominion of those grasses that produce visions. Everything you have heard told, everything you have read returns to your mind, as if you were being transported, not toward heaven, but toward hell. Under torture you say not only what the inquisitor wants, but also what you imagine might please him, because a bond (this, truly, diabolical) is established between you and him.
– Umberto Eco
There is only one thing that can kill the Movies, and that is education.
– Will Rogers
There is only one thing that I dread: not to be worthy of my sufferings.
– Fyodor Dostoevski
There is only one universal passion fear.
– George Bernard Shaw
There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.
– Francis A. Carter
There is only one way to come into this world there are too many ways to leave it.
– Donald Harington
There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book.
– Saul Bellow
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
– Epictetus
There is only one way to hurt someone who has lost everything -- give him back something broken.
– Stephen R. Donaldson, The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant
There is only one way to win a war which has begun: To stop it immediately; that is the way!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
– George Gordon Byron
There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.
– Helen Keller
There is probably an element of malice in the readiness to overestimate people; we are laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size.
– Eric Hoffer
There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
– Norman Vincent Peale
There is simply no dignified way for a woman to live alone. Oh, she can get along financially perhaps (though not nearly as well as a man), but emotionally she is never left in peace. Her friends, her family, her fellow workers never let her forget that her husbandlessness, her childlessness -- her selfishness, in short -- is a reproach to the American way of life.
– Erica Jong
There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first.
– Adela Rogers St. Johns
There is so much good in the worst of us, an so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us not to talk about the rest of us.
– Robert Louis Stephenson

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