Regardless of how much patience we have, we would prefer never to use any of it.
- James T. O'Brien

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
- Flannery O'Connor

There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
- Flannery O'Connor

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him, for an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
- Joseph E. O'Donnell

The belief that words have a meaning of their own account is a relic of primitive word magic, and it is still a part of the air we breathe in nearly every discussion.
- Charles K. Ogden

Hot lead can be almost as effective coming from a linotype as from a firearm.
- John O'Hara

Where I was born and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.
- Georgia O'Keefe

When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.
- Georgia O'Keefe

A label is easy to stick on, but difficult to remove.
- Old Proverb

One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared.
- Merlin Olsen

Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
- O'Malley

Love can be spoken only by one who dwell in it but Love always a mistery.
- Fr. Martin Oman

For man to love a woman is like to learn to know the sea, but the sea is big and deep.
- Fr. Martin Oman

If you want to know your self, think of your mother.
- Fr. Martin Oman

The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.
- Aristotle Onassis

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
- Eugene O'Neill

There must be no barriers for freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors.
- Robert Oppenheimer

Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
- Robert Orben

Never raise your hand to your children -- it leaves your mid-section unprotected.
- Robert Orben

Quit worrying about your health. It'll go away.
- Robert Orben

Make yourself indispensable, and you will move up. Act as though you are indispensable, and you will move out.
- Jules Ormont

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
- P.J. O'Rourke

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
- P.J. O'Rourke

There's only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
- P.J. O'Rourke

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.
- P.J. O'Rourke

One of the annoying things about believing in free will and individual responsibility is the difficulty of finding somebody to blame your problems on. And when you do find somebody, it's remarkable how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.
- P.J. O'Rourke

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life; but only a fool trusts either of them.
- P.J. O'Rourke

The college idealists who fill the ranks of the environmental movement seem willing to do absolutely anything to save the biosphere, except take science courses and learn something about it.
- P.J. O'Rourke

You were born with your legs apart. They'll send you to the grave in a Y-shaped coffin.
- Joe Orton

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
- George Orwell

Here we are, we're alone in the universe, there's no God, it just seems that it all began by something as simple as sunlight striking on a piece of rock. And here we are. We've only got ourselves. Somehow, we've just got to make a go of it. We've only ourselves.
- John Osborne

Being Politically Correct means always having to say you're sorry.
- Charles Osgood

Trying is the internalization of the failure of omnipotence.
- Brian O'Shaugnessy

Anything can change in the twinkling of an eye.
- Sharman O'Shea

The interesting thing is that there are so few important decisions. You don't have to go in the "right" direction. You don't have to enter the "right" business. What you have to do is have made a decision as to what you're going to do and then you just have to figure out how to succeed at it.
- Ken Oshman

Take hold of your own life.
See that the whole existence is celebrating.
These trees are not serious,
these birds are not serious.
The rivers and the oceans are wild,
and everywhere there is fun,
everywhere there is joy and delight.
Watch existence,
listen to the existence
and become part of it.
- Osho

Relate with others, but relate with yourself also. Love others, but love yourself also. Go out! - the world is beautiful, adventurous; it is a challenge, it enriches. Go out fearlessly - there is nothing to lose, there is everything to gain.
- Osho

Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants.
- William Osler

The bigger you make your God, the smaller you make your problems.
- Joel Osteen

God Almighty... has given to all men a natural right to be free, and they have it ordinarily in their power to make themselves so, if they please.
- James Otis

When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
- Peter O'Toole

You're never really alone if you have yourself and your spirituality.
- Susan Ott-Lin

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
- Thomas Otway

The man who has nothing to boast of but his ancestry is like a potato. The only good belonging to him is underground.
- Sir Thomas Overbury

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
- Mark Overby

There are a thousand forms of evil; there will be a thousand remedies.
- Ovid

To be loved, be lovable.
- Ovid

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
- Ovid

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
- Ovid

It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe that there are.
- Ovid


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