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One does not discover new lands without consenting
by Andre Gide

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide


 

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

If you are not one of us, you are one of them.
- the movie The Matrix (1999)


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One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.
- Winston Churchill

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it.
You've got everything except one thing: madness!
- the movie Zorba The Greek

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

One cannot have everything the way he would like it.
A man has no business to be depressed by a disappointment,
anyway; he ought to make up his mind to get even.
- Mark Twain

One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence.
- Ogden Nash

Oh, if only God would give me some sign.
If He would just speak to me once. Anything.
One sentence. Two words. If He would just cough.
- the movie Love and Death

You ask me if I keep a notebook
to record my great ideas.
I've only ever had one.
- Albert Einstein

No one knows what's next, but everybody does it.
- George Carlin

You're already a bastard.
Might as well be an enlightened one.
- the movie Simon Birch

There's a couple of things they don't teach you
in Harvard Business School,
one is how to cope with defeat,
the other is how to handle a shotgun.
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

You know, it takes two to get one in trouble.
- the movie She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

Give a man one rabbit, and he will eat for a day;
give a man two rabbits, and he will
feed his family and his neighbors
and return you 64,768 rabbits in change.
- Anonymous

It is a truth universally acknowledged that
when one part of your life starts going okay,
another falls spectacularly to pieces.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary

No one can have a higher opinion of you than I have,
and I think you're a slimy, contemptible sewer rat!
- the movie The Great Mouse Detective

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends
is that three out of four murders
are committed by people who know the victim.
- George Carlin

When two people decide to get a divorce,
it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another,
but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
- Helen Rowland

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
- H. L. Mencken

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.
- Terry Pratchett

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm.
- Audrey Hepburn

She drove me to drink.
That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.
- the movie Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

When all think alike, no one is thinking very much.
- Walter Lippmann

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
- Abraham Lincoln

The rite of the rings appeals yet appalls:
a cutting, a joining, a losing, a gaining.
One becomes half, as two become one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind
and won't change the subject.
- Winston Churchill

The best way to appreciate your job
is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde

Every one desires to live long,
but no one would be old.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best thing about the future is
that it comes one day at a time.
- Abraham Lincoln

In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep,
one must above all be a sheep oneself.
- Albert Einstein

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
- Oscar Wilde

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

"Appeasement" is the policy of feeding your friends to a crocodile,
one at a time, in hopes that the crocodile will eat you last.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

That's the secret to life . . .
replace one worry with another.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Let your sympathies and your compassion
be always with the under dog in the fight -
this is magnanimity;
but bet on the other one - this is business.
- Mark Twain

In life you are given two ends;
one to think with and the other to sit on.
Your success in life depends on which end you use most.
Heads you win, tails you lose.
- Conrad Burns

All diseases run into one - old age.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
- Mark Twain

One man's "magic" is another man's engineering.
"Supernatural" is a null word.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The most difficult phase of life
is not when no one understands you,
it is when you don't understand yourself.
- Anonymous

A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education is a method whereby
one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
- Laurence J. Peter

You can always do one thing less than you think you can.
- Anonymous

If God listened to the prayers of men,
all men would quickly have perished:
for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
- Epicurus

One minute you're in the lunchroom at Glenwood High
and you ... blink and you're 40,
you blink again and you can see movies
at half price on a senior citizen's pass.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls, or to put it more accurately,
ask not for whom the toilet flushes.
- the Woody Allen movie Celebrity

Never stir up litigation.
A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.
- Abraham Lincoln

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism.
To steal from many is research.
- Anonymous

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

There is only one thing about which I am certain,
and that is that there is very little
about which one can be certain.
- W. Somerset Maugham

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blind-folded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tombs are the clothes of the dead.
A grave is a plain suit;
while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

A true friend is one who
overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson


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