O.W. HOLMES –“To be seventy years young is sometimes more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.”  

OBADIAH –“The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rock, whose dwelling is high, who says in your heart, “Who will bring me down to the ground?” Though you soar aloft like the eagle, though your nest is set among the stars, thence I will bring you down, says the Lord.”

OCTAUIO PAZ –“The nihilism of technology lies not only in the fact that it is the most perfect expression of the will to power, as Heidegger believes, but also in the fact that it lacks meaning. Why? And To what purpose? Are questions that technology does not ask itself?”

OCTAVIO PAZ –“The brilliant Sham Lal… as deeply read in modern western thought as in the philosophical traditions of India.”  

OFUDESAKI –“I created you human beings because I desired to see you lead a joyous life.”

OG MANDINO –“A day merely survived is no cause for celebration. No more busy work. No more hiding from success. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!”

OG MANDINO –“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”  

OG MANDINO –“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet i will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”  

OG MANDINO –“Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. It does not matter what others think, it is of prime importance, however, what you think about you. You can never do your best, which should always be your trademark, if you are cutting corners and shirking responsibilities. You are special. Act it. Never neglect the little things.”

OG MANDINO –“Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday Be a self-starter, Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day Today will never happen again. Don’t waste it with a false  start or no start at all. You were not born to fail.”

OGDEN NASH –“Any kiddy in school/Can love like a fool/But hating my boy/is an art.” 

OGDEN NASH –“Ingress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long.”

OGDEN NASH –“No, you never get any fun out of the things you haven t done.”

OGDEN NASH –“Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long.”

OGDEN NASH– “The cow is of the bovine ilk, one end is mov, the other milk.”

OGDEN NASH –“You are only young once, hut you can stay immature indefinitely.”

OGDENNASH –“If you. don’t want to work you have to work to cam enough money so that you won’t have to work.”

OIBLO NERUDA– “But we shall find ourselves unarmed, pressed among the mute gifts to the earth.”

OLD BALLAD –“Love me little, love me long, Is the burden of my song.”

OLD TESTAMENT– “The borrower is the servant to the lender.” 

OLD TESTAMENT –“Your old men shall dream dreams; your young men shall see visions.”

OLIN MILLER –“It is far easier to forgive an enemy after you’ve got even with him.”

OLIN MILLER –“You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.”  

OLIVER GOLDSMITH –“I love everything that’s old; Old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.”

OLIVER SACKS –“Health is infinite and expansive in mode, and reaches out to be filled with the fullness of the world; whereas disease is finite and reductive in mode, and endeavours to reduce the world to itself.”

OLIVER WENDALL HOLMES, JR. –“Alas, for those who never sing, but die with all their music in them.” 

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES – “The great thing is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“Civilisation is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“Controversy equalize fools and wise men in the same way. And the fools know it.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“Every calling is great when greatly pursued.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“It is faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth looking at.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide — that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to its legitimate meaning, which is its life —are alike forbidden.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.”

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES –“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared with what lies within us.” 

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR –“Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body.”

OM GAYATRI MANTRA –“We meditate upon the glorious splendour Of the Vivifier divine. May he himself illumine our minds.”

OMAR BRADLEY –“Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.”

OMAR KHAYYAM –“Ah, fill the cup: what boots it to repeat How Time is slipping underneath our Feet; Unborn, Tomorrow and dead Yesterday, Why fret about them if Today be sweet!”

OMAR KHAYYAM –“For in and out, above, below, is nothing but a Magic Shadow show, played in a Box whose Candle is the Sun, Round which we Phantom Figures come and go.”

OMAR KHAYYAM –“Live behind the scenes of relative time, in the unchanging present. Only by living properly right now, at the changeless centre of the moment, can we arrive at the point where we exercise complete control over our lives.”  

OMAR KHAYYAM –“Man, is not he Creation’s last appeal, the light of Wisdom’s eye? Behold the wheel of universal life as it were a ring but Man the superscription and the seal.”

OMAR KHAYYAM –“Yet Ah, that Spring should vanish with the Rose. That Youth’s sweet scented manuscript should close! The Nightingale that in the branches sang Ah whence and whither flown again, who knows?”

ONARATOCTO –“I have, from an early age, abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” 

ONO NO KOMACHI –“Though I go to you ceaselessly along dream paths,/ the sum of those trysts is less than a single glimpse/ granted in the waking world.”

OPBAH WINFREY –“You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.”

OPRAH WINFREY  -“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“Betrayal teaches that you can survive anything. All the things you thought you couldn’t handle, you can.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”  

OPRAH WINFREY –“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.”  

OPRAH WINFREY –“Declare today “sacred time off-limits to everyone”, unless invited by you. Take care of your personal wants and needs. Say ‘no’, graciously but firmly, to others’ demands.”  

OPRAH WINFREY –“Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you are going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal.”  

OPRAH WINFREY –“Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing What you want arid What it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.”  

OPRAH WINFREY –“I have learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how i operate my life.”    

OPRAH WINFREY –“If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.”  

OPRAH WINFREY –“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“Real integrity is doing the right things knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“So, that is my final lesson from the universe — you just do what you need to do, and stay on track.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“The greatest discovery of any mankind is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“The more you praise and .celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” 

OPRAH WINFREY –“The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping-stone to greatness.”

OPRAH WINFREY –“We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.”

ORACLE OF AMATERASU –“If you plot and connive to deceive men, you may fool them for a while, and profit thereby, but you will without fail be visited by divine punishment. To be utterly honest may have the appearance of inflexibility and self-righteousness, but in the end such a person will be blessed.”

ORACLE OF HACHIMAN –“Though I had nothing to eat but a red-hot ball of iron, I will never accept the most savoury food offered by a person with an impure mind. Though I were sitting upon a blazing fire hot enough to melt copper, I will never go to visit the place of a person with a polluted mind.”

ORACLE OF SUMIYOSHI –“I have no corporeal existence, but universal benevolence is my divine body I have no physical power but uprightness is my strength. I have no religious clairvoyance beyond what is bestowed by wisdom. I have no power of miracle other than the attainment of quiet happiness. I have no tact except the exercise of gentleness.”