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One is not superior merely because one sees the world as odious.
-- Chateaubriand (1768-1848)
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One learns to itch where one can scratch.
-- Ernest Bramah
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One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as
one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will
produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to
represent a creative meeting, and the ratio changes to one quarter as
-- Anthony Chevins
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One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
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One monk said to the other, "The fish has flopped out of the net! How
will it live?" The other said, "When you have gotten out of the net,
I'll tell you."
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One nice thing about egotists: they don't talk about other people.
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One of my less pleasant chores when I was young was to read the Bible
from one end to the other. Reading the Bible straight through is at
least 70 percent discipline, like learning Latin. But the good parts
are, of course, simply amazing. God is an extremely uneven writer, but
when He's good, nobody can touch Him.
-- John Gardner, NYT Book Review, Jan 1983
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One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to
do and always a clever thing to say.
-- Will Durant
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One of the oldest problems puzzled over in the Talmud is: "Why did God
create goyim?" The generally accepted answer is "somebody has to buy
-- Arthur Naiman, "Every Goy's Guide to Yiddish"
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One of the rules of Busmanship, New York style, is never surrender your
seat to another passenger. This may seem callous, but it is the best
way, really. If one passenger were to give a seat to someone who
fainted in the aisle, say, the others on the bus would become
disoriented and imagine they were in Topeka, Kansas.