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Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed.
– Herman MelvilleRate it:
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
– Henry ClayRate it:
Of all the pulpits from which human voice is ever sent forth, there is none from which it reaches so far as from the grave.
– John RuskinRate it:
Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.
– Marilyn FergusonRate it:
Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity.
– Remy de GourmontRate it:
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
– EpicurusRate it:
Of all the thoughts that hover in your mind, the one you deliberately choose and act upon - changes your LIFE!
– Ramana PemmarajuRate it:
Of all the unbearable nuisances, the ignoramus that has travelled is the worst.
– Kin HubbardRate it:
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
– AristotleRate it:
Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like.
– Walter BenjaminRate it:
Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him out to be a rational animal.
– Anatole FranceRate it:
Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing Embraceable You in spats.
– Woody AllenRate it:
Of all the worldly passions, lust is the most intense. All other worldly passions seem to follow in its train.
– BuddhaRate it:
Of all things that breathe and move upon the earth, nothing is bred that is weaker than man. Taken from the Odyssey.
– Homer, The OdysseyRate it:
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
– EpicurusRate it:
Of all tyrannies a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
– Clive Staples LewisRate it:
Of all tyrannies democracy is the most agonizing, the most inane, the absolute fall of everything great and elevated.
– Søren Kierkegaard, Journal 1848Rate it:
Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.
– Walter ScottRate it:
Of any stopping place in life, it is good to ask whether it will be a good place from which to go on as well as a good place to remain.
– Mary Catherine BatesonRate it:
Of children as of procreation - the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable.
– Evelyn WaughRate it:
Of course God will forgive me; that's His job.
– Heinrich HeineRate it:
Of course God's forgiving and kind. It takes a supernatural being to be capable of such a thing.
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.
– Joan DidionRate it:
Of course I believe that solipsism is the correct philosophy, but that's only one man's opinion.
– Melvin FittingRate it:
Of course I don't always enjoy being a mother. At those times my husband and I hole up somewhere in the wine country, eat, drink, make mad love and pretend we were born sterile and raise poodles.
– Dorothy DeBoltRate it:

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