New A B C d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z Anon




“Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.”
~Barack Obama


“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.”

~Conan O’Brien


“The mystery and magic of being an individual is to live life in response to the deep call within - the call to become who we were dreamed to be.”

~John O’Donohue


“There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen.”

~Sean O’Faolain


“Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.”

~David Ogilvy


“As the year comes to an end, don’t look back at yesterday’s disappointment. Look ahead to God’s promises yet to unfold.”

~Buky Ojelabi


“Sometimes I pity myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.”

~Ojibwa saying


“Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises.”

~Janette Oke


“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

~Old Cowboy Saying


“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy”

~Old Proverb

“You can’t always choose the path you walk in life, but you can always choose the manner in which you walk it.”
~John O’Leary


“Doesn’t everything die at last and too soon?  Tell me, what do you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
~Mary Oliver


“It’s the little daily choices that over time make the difference between those who are successful and those who aren’t.”

~Jeff Olsen


“Citius, Altius, Fortius (swifter, higher, stronger)”

~Olympic motto


“Thank someone who shows patience with your imperfections.”



“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.”

~James Oppenheim


“There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.”

~J. Robert Oppenheimer


“A foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.”

~James Oppenheim


“Time flies.  It’s up to you to be the navigator.”
~Robert Orben


“Maybe it’s not about the happy ending.  Maybe it’s about the story.”
~Athena Orchard


“If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.”

~Oriental Proverb


“If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.”

~Oriental Proverb


“Everybody wants to save the earth. Nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.”

~P.J. O’Rourke


“Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power.”

~P.J. O’Rourke


“We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.”

~Jose Ortega y Gasset


“Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.”

~Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955); Spanish writer, author, “Amor en Stendhal”, “Las Atlantidas”


“It’s easy to take care of something you value.  It’s time to value yourself.”
~Jessica Ortner


“The energy that actually shapes the world springs from emotions.”
~George Orwell


“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”

~George Orwell


“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you cannot grow.”

~Ronald Osborn

“The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.”


“Whatever you feel, you become.  It is your responsibility.”


“To be in time is to be asleep: to be awake is to be in eternity.”


“Each person comes into this world with a specific destiny—he or she has something to fulfill, some message has to be delivered, some work has to be completed. You are not here accidentally—you are here meaningfully. There is a purpose behind you. The whole intends to do something through you.”


“You are not accidental. The world needs you. Without you, something will be missing in existence.”


“The only misery in life is to be ignorant of one’s own being.”



“We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.”

~Sir William Osler


“The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work superbly well.”

~Sir William Osler


“People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind.”

~Joel Osteen


“Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.”

~Fulton Oursler


“The strangest and most fantastic fact about negative emotions is that people actually worship them.”

~P.D. Ouspensky


“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”



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



“Tears at times have all the weight of speech.”



“Take a rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”



“In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.”



“Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.”



“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.”

~Jesse Owens


“One chance is all you need.”

~Jesse Owens


“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”

~Cynthia Ozick

“Most people don’t ask you the real question – they ask a question about the wrong answers!”
~Peter Thimson