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One of the signs of Napoleon's greatness is the fact that he
once had a publisher shot.
-- Siegfried Unseld
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One of the worst of my many faults is that I'm too critical of myself.
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One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a
thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with
the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing
hymns. The other prisoners watched the thief singing to the horse and
laughed. "You will not succeed," they told him. "No one can."
To which the thief replied, "I have a year, and who knows what might
happen in that time. The king might die. The horse might die. I might die.
And perhaps the horse will learn to sing.
-- "The Mote in God's Eye", Niven and Pournelle
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One organism, one vote.
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One person's error is another person's data.
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One picture is worth 128K words.
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One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
-- Chinese proverb
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One pill makes you larger And if you go chasing rabbits
And, one pill makes you small. And you know you're going to fall.
And the ones that mother gives you, Tell 'em a hookah smoking caterpillar
Don't do anything at all. Has given you the call.
Go ask Alice Call Alice
When she's ten feet tall. When she was just small.
When men on the chessboard When logic and proportion
Get up and tell you where to go. Have fallen sloppy dead,
And you've just had some kind of And the White Knight is talking
And your mind is moving low. And the Red Queen's lost her head
Go ask Alice Remember what the dormouse said:
I think she'll know. Feed your head.
Feed your head.
Feed your head.
-- Jefferson Airplane, "White Rabbit"
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One planet is all you get.
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One possible reason that things aren't going according to plan
is that there never was a plan in the first place.