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"I only touch base with reality on an as-needed basis!"

O'Casey Sean

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

O'Connor Flannery

By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

O'Donohugh Michael

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

O'Hara John

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.


My father, a good man, told me, "Never lose your ignorance; you cannot replace it."

O'Huiginn Sean

In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, delve deep into the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle and kind. In speech, be true. In work, be competent. In action, be careful of your timing.

O'Long Michael

If a shameless woman expects to be defiled and then dies of her fierce love because you do not consent, will chastity also be homicide?

O'Malley Austin

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

O'Rourke P.J.

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

O'Rourke P.J.

But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.

O'Rourke P.J.

Satire is tragedy plus time.

O'Rourke P.J.

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

O'Rourke P.J.

I'm glad I was not born before tea.

O'Rourke P.J.

Death is a spirit leaving a body, sort of like a shell leaving the nut behind.

O'Rourke P.J.

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Oakes Wayne

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Oates Joyce Carol

She ran the gamut of emotions from 'A' to 'B'.

Oech Roger von

The Law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Ogborn L.

Getting into trouble is easy.


In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co


We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.


I played lead guitar in a band called The Federal Duck, which is the kind of name that was popular in the '60s as a result of controlled substances being in widespread use. Back then, there were no restrictions, in terms of talent, on who could make

Orben Robert

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Organa Princess Leia

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Organa Princess Leia

Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.

Organa Princess Leia

"I'm in Pittsburgh. Why am I here?"

Organa Princess Leia

The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Organa Princess Leia

Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

Orton William

Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Orton Joe

Between 1950 and 1952, a bored weatherman, stationed north of Hudson Bay, left a monument that neither government nor time can eradicate. Using a bulldozer abandoned by the Air Force, he spent two years and great effort pushing boulders into a single

Orwell George

The road to Hades is easy to travel.

Orwell George

I heard a definition of an intellectual, that I thought was very interesting: a man who takes more words than are necessary to tell more than he knows.

Orwell George

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

Orwell George

Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes.

Oscar Wilde

About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

Oscar Wilde

The price of success in philosophy is triviality.


Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.


Well, he thought, since neither Aristotelian Logic nor the disciplines of Science seemed to offer much hope, it's time to go beyond them... Drawing a few deep even breaths, he entered a mental state practiced only by Masters of the Universal Way of


Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, it's hard to get it back in.


A hundred years from now it is very likely that [of Twain's works] "The Jumping Frog" alone will be remembered.

Oz The Wizard of

Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And hain't that a big enough majority in any town?

o Oscar Levant

Don't everyone thank me at once!

ordinanc Local

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