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We only think when we are confronted with problems.
– John Dewey
We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples of the world, to be masters of our own fate, not of others, and in cooperation and friendship with others.
– Golda Meir
We ought never to mock the wretched, for who can be sure of being always happy?
– La Fontaine
We ought not be over anxious to encourage innovation, in case of doubtful improvement, for an old system must ever have two advantages over a new one; it is established and it is understood.
– C. C. Colton
We ought not to judge of men's merits by their qualifications, but by the use they make of them.
– Richard Cecil
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-brought experience.
– George Washington
We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive - and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
– D. H. Lawrence
We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
We ought to reverence books; to look on them as useful and mighty things. If they are good and true, whether they are about religion, politics, farming, trade, law, or medicine, they are the message of Christ, the maker of all things -- the teacher of all truth.
– Charles Kingsley
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.
– Mother Teresa
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.
– Mother Teresa
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
– Mother Theresa
We over-praise leaders when organizations succeed and over-blame them when organizations fail. Success or failure depends on the environment as much as or even more than the leader. Effective leaders navigate and influence the environment to enable key success factors for their followers
– Med Jones
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
– Mark Twain
We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.
– Jennie Jerome Churchill
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love.
– Andre Maurois
We participate in a tragedy at a comedy we only look.
– Aldous Huxley
We pass the word around we ponder how the case is put by different people, we read the poetry we meditate over the literature we play the music we change our minds we reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
– Lewis Thomas
We pass the word around; we ponder how the case is put by different people, we read the poetry; we meditate over the literature; we play the music; we change our minds; we reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
– Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail (1979)
We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life.
– John W. Gardner
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
– La Bruyere
We presume that we would be ready for battle if confronted with a great crisis, but it is not the crisis that builds something within us—it simply reveals what we are made of already.
– Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, September 10
We presuppose two things that there is yet to be learned infinitely more than is now known, and that man can learn it.
– John Wood Campbell, Jr.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
– Author Unknown
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
– La Rochefoucauld

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