In this post, you will find great Only Quotes from famous people, such as Bruce Feirstein, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Carl Jung, Jimmy Buffett, Arthur Ashe. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
I realize that humor isn’t for everyone. It’s only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.
Good manners are cost effective. They not only increase the quality of life in the workplace, they contribute to employee morale, embellish the company image, and play a major role in generating profit.
The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.
If you stand still there is only one way to go, and that’s backwards.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.
The underprivileged are the only privileged ones in the eyes of Allah.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
There is no such thing as death; life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.
It only takes one person to mobilize a community and inspire change. Even if you don’t feel like you have it in you, it’s in you. You have to believe in yourself. People will see your vision and passion and follow you.
Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.
It isn’t true that you live only once. You only die once. You live lots of times, if you know how.
Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
When you create Hope in people, you create expectations. When you do not fulfill those expectations, when the change becomes more of the same old, same old, the Hope that was created can only turn to anger, frustration and bitter disappointment.
We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.
In whosever presence you find peace of mind, devoid of fear, only that person can be your guru.
There is no ‘them’ and ‘us.’ There is only us.
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
Life has its ups and downs, but you can only look forward.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best.
Only you can control your future.
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
You’re only as good as the people who you surround yourself with.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.
It’s not only moving that creates new starting points. Sometimes all it takes is a subtle shift in perspective, an opening of the mind, an intentional pause and reset, or a new route to start to see new options and new possibilities.
You only grow when you are alone.
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
The only true love is love at first sight; second sight dispels it.
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
The only way you gain mental toughness is to do things you’re not happy doing. If you continue doing things that you’re satisfied and make you happy, you’re not getting stronger. You’re staying where you’re at. Either you’re getting better, or you’re getting worse. You’re not staying the same.
With only one bag, you can change your outfit completely.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves.
There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in the rebuilding of civilization, something less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance.
A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
A person can only be born in one place. However, he may die several times elsewhere: in the exiles and prisons, and in a homeland transformed by the occupation and oppression into a nightmare.
Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.
Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within.
The greatest tragedy for any human being is going through their entire lives believing the only perspective that matters is their own.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Only Americans can hurt America.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
Embrace your differences and the qualities about you that you think are weird. Eventually, they’re going to be the only things separating you from everyone else.
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.
I have very short hair. It’s the only cute haircut I think I’ve ever had.
Only the gentle are ever really strong.
The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.
Would you believe in what you believe in if you were the only one who believed it?
The only real power comes out of a long rifle.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.
We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
The secret of life is to have no fear; it’s the only way to function.
Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
When I was a little kid we had a sand box. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child… eventually.
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
Win or lose, I always focus only on giving my 100%.
There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
Growth is the only evidence of life.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.
The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Less is only more where more is no good.
But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline.
Beauty is a gift, just like good health or intelligence. The only thing is not to be proud of being beautiful. Because you didn’t do anything – it was given to you.
Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
Life’s all about choices. Everyone’s destination is the same; only the paths are different.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
A person hears only what they understand.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.
I’m a big fan of editing and keeping only the interesting bits in.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
There is nothing stable in the world; uproar’s your only music.
Say what you will about the ten commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.
Every day, you’re only as good as your last show.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
Happiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed – you’re not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that.
The only failure is not to try.
He who doesn’t fear death dies only once.
I wish they would only take me as I am.
Love is the only gold.
God does not begin by asking our ability, only our availability, and if we prove our dependability, He will increase our capability.
An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
A man’s only as old as the woman he feels.
The only thing that makes battle psychologically tolerable is the brotherhood among soldiers. You need each other to get by.
The only place that matters is first.
You only live once – but if you work it right, once is enough.
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
You only do good work when you’re taking risks and pushing yourself.
People sacrifice the present for the future. But life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.
I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.
There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible – the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.
There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
Only do what your heart tells you.
No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
People don’t really believe in words. Or rather, people believe in words only for a stretch of time. Then they start to look for action.
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.
Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’ There is all the difference.
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that’s important.
I am responsible only to God and history.
Only the mediocre are always at their best.
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
I think the only way I could make something fun and big is if I don’t expect it to be.
Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth – the soil and the labourer.
The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it’s only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.
The beauty of mathematics only shows itself to more patient followers.
Although I’m only fourteen, I know quite well what I want. I know who is right and who is wrong. I have my opinions, my own ideas and principles, and although it may sound pretty mad from an adolescent, I feel more of a person than a child. I feel quite independent of anyone.
What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Play the game for more than you can afford to lose… only then will you learn the game.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.
Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.
The only strong opinion that I have about myself is that I don’t have any opinions.
Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
We only see what we want to see; we only hear what we want to hear. Our belief system is just like a mirror that only shows us what we believe.
Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
I have found out one thing and that is, if you have an idea, and it is a good idea, if you only stick to it you will come out all right.
Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more.
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Either you give in, or you fight. That’s all I know, being where I’m from. You fight for what you want. You go after what you want. The only thing I could do was give up or keep fighting for what I wanted in life.
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
Only fools are positive.
Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.
Not only do I think being nice and kind is easy but being kind, in my opinion, is important.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
I have short goals – to get better every day, to help my teammates every day – but my only ultimate goal is to win an NBA championship. It’s all that matters. I dream about it. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing.
People often only see one side to someone’s personality, but there are levels.
Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.
War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
The only cure for grief is action.
We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final.
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity.
Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.
God can only do for you what He can do through you.
When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she’d just make enough for 16 and only serve half.
There is 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.
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Where I am today… I still have my ups and downs, but I take it one day at a time and I just hope that I can be the best that I can possibly be, not only for myself, but also young people that are out there today that need someone to look up to.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
A man is only as faithful as his options.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need – go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help – the only ones.
I think that sexuality is only attractive when it’s natural and spontaneous.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
My only fault is that I don’t realize how great I really am.
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
There are two different types of leader. A person can either be like a thermometer or a thermostat. A thermometer will tell you what the temperature is. A thermostat will not only tell you what the temperature is, but it’ll move you to the temperature you need to get to.
True self is non-self, the awareness that the self is made only of non-self elements. There’s no separation between self and other, and everything is interconnected. Once you are aware of that you are no longer caught in the idea that you are a separate entity.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes us move.
Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
If you’re white and you’re wrong, then you’re wrong; if you’re black and you’re wrong, you’re wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green – God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.
Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green; all else is necessarily subservient to it, hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it.
Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them.
Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.
The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live – moreover, the only one.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.
If you get your ego in your way, you will only look to other people and circumstances to blame.
In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.
I’m just really a free spirit. You gotta be like that. ‘Cause life ain’t that complicated. It’s only that complicated when you make it that way. I just wanna wake up and move with the way it goes. If it’s meant to happen, it will happen.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Fast cars are my only vice.
The future doesn’t exist. The only thing that exists is now and our memory of what happened in the past. But because we invented the idea of a future, we’re the only animal that realized we can affect the future by what we do today.
Power has only one duty – to secure the social welfare of the People.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
The Edge… there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That’s the only difference.
The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
Do not worship me, I am not God. I’m only a man. I worship Jesus Christ.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
We only part to meet again.
Let us ask ourselves, ‘What kind of people do we think we are?’ And let us answer, ‘Free people, worthy of freedom and determined not only to remain so but to help others gain their freedom as well.’
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.
Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year-old schoolgirl.
There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.
There is no death, only a change of worlds.
We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.
Great and glorious God, and Thou Lord Jesus, I pray you shed abroad your light in the darkness of my mind. Be found of me, Lord, so that in all things I may act only in accordance with Thy holy will.
I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.
I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
If you go around being afraid, you’re never going to enjoy life. You have only one chance, so you’ve got to have fun.
The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars‘ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to.
Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.
Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
There is no truth. There is only perception.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past, I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone, there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it… I can resist everything but temptation.
If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
Justice must not only be seen to be done but has to be seen to be believed.
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.
Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn’t do it. I sure as hell wouldn’t want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.
We drive into the future using only our rearview mirror.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Foreign languages was the only thing that interested me when I was at school, so playing in another language… it is quite demanding because if it is not your mother tongue, you are missing some connotations and some emotional depth of certain things.
I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it.
I never smoke to excess – that is, I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time.
Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.
I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.
Sex is like money; only too much is enough.
Dying is only one thing to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else.
A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
At the end of the day, you can’t control the results; you can only control your effort level and your focus.
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
When Christ died, He died for you individually just as much as if you’d been the only man in the world.
You only cry for help if you believe there is help to cry for.
You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever.
This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you’ll stand firm if you stand on His love.
Character is doing the right thing when nobody‘s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
India has 2,000,000 gods and worships them all. In religion, all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.
Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat.
You’re only as good as your last haircut.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
The reason I talk to myself is that I’m the only one whose answers I accept.
My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can.
Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work though difficult problems.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.
The only passion that guides me is for the truth… I look at everything from this point of view.
You only live once and you need to enjoy life, to go out and achieve whatever you want to.
Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for ‘Tis the only thing in this world that lasts, ‘Tis the only thing worth working for, worth fighting for – worth dying for.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
The only thing better than singing is more singing.
Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.
I’m one of those who believe the bumper sticker: If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns. The first people who are going to be in line to turn in their guns are law-abiding citizens. Criminals are going to be left with guns.
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
There are many paths but only one journey.
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
I am someone who can’t hold on to negativity or hold on to grudges. I might feel something at a certain point, but I get tired after that. I don’t carry it with me. I forgive and forget very easily, and that’s the only way to be happy and peaceful.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
You can only do your best. That’s all you can do. And if it isn’t good enough, it isn’t good enough.
The ego is only an illusion, but a very influential one. Letting the ego-illusion become your identity can prevent you from knowing your true self. Ego, the false idea of believing that you are what you have or what you do, is a backwards way of assessing and living life.
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
The only journey is the one within.
Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven‘t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
Leadership can not be measured in a poll or even in the result of an election. It can only be truly seen with the benefit of time. From the perspective of 20 years, not 20 days.
No nation has friends only interests.
There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college.
Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.
The only joy in the world is to begin.
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.
There’s only two people in your life you should lie to… the police and your girlfriend.
Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Happiness is only real when shared.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.