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The time was the 19th of May, 1780. The place was Hartford, Connecticut. The day has gone down in New England history as a terrible foretaste of Judgement Day. For at noon the skies turned from blue to grey and by mid-afternoon had blackened over s

O'Casey Sean

When I hear a man applauded by the mob I always feel a pang of pity for him. All he has to do to be hissed is to live long enough.

O'Connor Flannery

"Queensboro president Donald Mannis, charged with receiving bribes in exchange for city contracts, resigned on Tuesday. Mannis feels he must devote more time to impending litigation, some of which might emanate from a recent statement he made compar

O'Donohugh Michael

Diplomacy is the art of letting the other party have things your way.

O'Hara John

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.


The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

O'Huiginn Sean

It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

O'Long Michael

If I made peace with Russia today, I'd only attack her again tomorrow. I just couldn't help myself.

O'Malley Austin

"I wonder", he said to himself, "what's in a book while it's closed. Oh, I know it's full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, there's a whole story with people I don't know yet

O'Rourke P.J.

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.

O'Rourke P.J.

All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

O'Rourke P.J.

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

O'Rourke P.J.

One hundred women are not worth a single testicle.

O'Rourke P.J.

The Bible is not my Book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

O'Rourke P.J.

Use an accordion. Go to jail.

O'Rourke P.J.

"We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas."

Oakes Wayne

All religions issue Bibles against Satan, and say the most injurious things against him, but we never hear his side.

Oates Joyce Carol

It's our fault. We should have given him better parts.

Oech Roger von

Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Ogborn L.

One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.


Even the clearest and most perfect circumstantial evidence is likely to be at fault, after all, and therefore ought to be received with great caution. Take the case of any pencil, sharpened by any woman; if you have witnesses, you will find she did


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.


The man who raises a fist has run out of ideas.

Orben Robert

How is the world ruled, and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists, and they believe what they read.

Organa Princess Leia

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Organa Princess Leia

Or you or I must yield up his life to Ahrimanes. I would rather it were you. I should have no hesitation in sacrificing my own life to spare yours, but we take stock next week, and it would not be fair on the company.

Organa Princess Leia

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back the when it begins to rain.

Organa Princess Leia

Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value.

Organa Princess Leia

If you took all of the grains of sand in the world, and lined them up end to end in a row, you'd be working for the government!

Orton William

Freedom is nothing else but the chance to do better.

Orton Joe

Leave no stone unturned.

Orwell George

Bingo, gas station, hamburger with a side order of airplane noise, and you'll be Gary, Indiana.

Orwell George

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Orwell George

"When are you BUTTHEADS gonna learn that you can't oppose Gestapo tactics *with* Gestapo tactics?"

Orwell George

True leadership is the art of changing a group from what it is to what it ought to be.

Oscar Wilde

"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him."

Oscar Wilde

"We're not talking about the same thing," he said. "For you the world is weird because if you're not bored with it you're at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to


Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.


So little time, so little to do.


My father was a saint, I'm not.


Many hands make light work.

Oz The Wizard of

In Marseilles they make half the toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel.

o Oscar Levant

The great nations have always acted like gangsters and the small nations like prostitutes.

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Thoreau Henry David

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