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What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

O'Casey Sean

Brahma said: Well, after hearing ten thousand explanations, a fool is no wiser. But an intelligent man needs only two thousand five hundred.

O'Connor Flannery

That Xanthippe's husband should have become so great a philosopher is remarkable. Amid all the scolding, to be able to think! But he could not write: that was impossible. Socrates has not left us a single book.

O'Donohugh Michael

Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.

O'Hara John

I am a man: nothing human is alien to me.


Out of sight is out of mind.

O'Huiginn Sean

Better late than never.

O'Long Michael

Two wrongs are only the beginning.

O'Malley Austin

It seems to me that nearly every woman I know wants a man who knows how to love with authority. Women are simple souls who like simple things, and one of the simplest is one of the simplest to give. ... Our family airedale will come clear across t

O'Rourke P.J.

Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

O'Rourke P.J.

In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

O'Rourke P.J.

In the highest society, as well as in the lowest, woman is merely an instrument of pleasure.

O'Rourke P.J.

The idea there was that consumers would bring their broken electronic devices, such as television sets and VCR's, to the destruction centers, where trained personnel would whack them (the devices) with sledgehammers. With their devices thus permanent

O'Rourke P.J.

You can't run away forever, But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.

O'Rourke P.J.

The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

O'Rourke P.J.

If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

Oakes Wayne

The truth is what is; what should be is a dirty lie.

Oates Joyce Carol

To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Oech Roger von

IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Ogborn L.

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.


It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.


Any philosophy that can be put "in a nutshell" belongs there.

Orben Robert

Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Organa Princess Leia

Honesty's the best policy.

Organa Princess Leia

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Organa Princess Leia

Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit. General: What does that make YOU? Bullwinkle: What else? An executive.

Organa Princess Leia

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Organa Princess Leia

Words have a longer life than deeds.

Orton William

Walking on water wasn't built in a day.

Orton Joe

Two heads are better than one.

Orwell George

Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Orwell George

I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Orwell George

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Orwell George

Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Oscar Wilde

A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Oscar Wilde

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.


If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.


An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures. I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment. I have given up everything I was aske


Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.


The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Oz The Wizard of

I'll turn over a new leaf.

o Oscar Levant

Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

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