Olive Quotes

"Human beings are the only animal that forms ideas ...

"Human beings are the only animal that forms ideas about the world. Because of this, humans are the only animal on Earth that goes mad" Oliver Bird - Legion (FX)
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β€œI know, you never intended to be in this world. ...

β€œI know, you never intended to be in this world. But you’re in it all the same. So why not get started immediately. I mean, belonging to it.” -Mary Oliver
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"Man's mind, once stretched by a ...

"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 08
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"Lawyers spend a great deal...

"Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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"The great thing in the world is not s...

"The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."(Oliver Wendell Holmes)
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β€œSomeone I loved once gave me a box full...

β€œSomeone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” ~ Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 30
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"Someone I loved once gave me a box ful...

"Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift." -Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 17
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"Tell me, what is it you pl...

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" -Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 10
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You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knee...

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. MARY OLIVER
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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Man's mind stretched to a new i...

Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. -Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 03
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One’s mind, once stretched by a ne...

One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 27
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"A thought is often original, ...

"A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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β€œI shiver, thinking how easy it is to be tota...

β€œI shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the wholeβ€œ _Lauren Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 15
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"To pay attention, t...

"To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work." Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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β€œNothing is more common th...

β€œNothing is more common than the wish to be remarkable.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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"We must come to our β€œjourney’s end with a good grace, just as ...

"We must come to our β€œjourney’s end with a good grace, just as an olive falls when it is fully ripe, praising the earth that bore it and grateful to the tree that gave it growth."β€” Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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"Handsome is t...

"Handsome is that handsome does" -Oliver Goldsmith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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β€œSomehow my oliv...

β€œSomehow my olive branch has become a switch” - J. Lynch
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 26
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"Someone I loved once gave me a box full...

"Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift." ~ Mary Oliver
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"Civilization is the process ...

"Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 22
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β€œPut not your trust in mo...

β€œPut not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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β€œI shiver, thinking how easy it is to be tota...

β€œI shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people; to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole.” β€”Lauren Oliver
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β€œTell me, what is it you pl...

β€œTell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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Tell me, what is your plan...

Tell me, what is your plan to do with your one wild and precious life? - Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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A mind stretched by a new idea c...

A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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"A thought is often original, ...

"A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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"You don't want to hear the story of my life, and anyway I don't want to tell it, I wan...

"You don't want to hear the story of my life, and anyway I don't want to tell it, I want to listen to enormous waterfalls of the sun. And anyway it's the same old story-a few people just trying, one way or another, to survive. Mostly, I want to be kind." - Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 03
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Please help in finding the source of this quote:-"Sometimes I wish we met differently. N...

Please help in finding the source of this quote:-"Sometimes I wish we met differently. Not at her mothers wedding but somewhere romantic. Somewhere I didn't have celery in my ears and olives in my teeth or salad in my hair, right after I threw baby tomatoes at her mom."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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"There is no longer a consensus on what a fact is. Trust in Mains...

"There is no longer a consensus on what a fact is. Trust in Mainstream Media outlets has been falling and people can choose to get their news from echo chambers that validate their views." - John Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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"Life is a fatal complaint...

"Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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"I was not a good pupil, but I was a good learner, and in my neighborhood library, I...

"I was not a good pupil, but I was a good learner, and in my neighborhood library, I roamed the shelves and stacks, had the freedom to select whatever I wanted, to follow paths which fascinated me, to become myself. At the library I felt free." -Oliver Sacks
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"The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of th...

"The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 08
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The most stringent protection of free speech would ...

The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic. - Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
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"Instructions for living a l...

"Instructions for living a life: pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." -Mary Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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Every path ...

Every path serves a purpose. Gene Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 18
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"The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the ca...

"The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time." -Mary Oliver
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One's mind, once stretched by a ne...

One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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A mind that is stretched by a new ...

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 05
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"No one is saying that you've broken any laws, M...

"No one is saying that you've broken any laws, Mr. President... We're just saying it's a little weird that you didn't have to." -- John Oliver on PRISM
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"A moment's insight is som...

"A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
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"Without wearing any mask we are con...

"Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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"Well, here's another mess you've gotte...

"Well, here's another mess you've gotten me into!" - Ollie (Oliver Hardy) to Stan (Stan Laurel) - Sons of the Desert (1933)
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"You don't need people's opinion on a fact. You might...

"You don't need people's opinion on a fact. You might as well have a poll asking: Which number is bigger, 15 or 5? Or do owls exist? Or are there hats?" - John Oliver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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"Our greatest glory is, not in...

"Our greatest glory is, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."-Oliver Goldsmith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 22
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"...and I'm not even sure he knows he's lying, ...

"...and I'm not even sure he knows he's lying, he just doesn't care about what the truth is" /John Oliver on Donald Trump (Last Week Tonight, s3e3)
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"The young man knows the rules,...

"The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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Love is the master key that opens the gates of ha...

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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"A mind that is stretched by a new e...

"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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The sound of a kiss is not so loud as t...

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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"A house with 5 bathrooms is nice, but I fou...

"A house with 5 bathrooms is nice, but I found out that no matter how hard I try I can only sit on one toilet at a time." Oliver Brandhouse
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"Hope is such a ba...

"Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook." - Oliver Goldsmith
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β€œI say I love writing but really it is thinking I love β€” the rush of though...

β€œI say I love writing but really it is thinking I love β€” the rush of thoughts β€” new connections in the brain being made. And it comes out of the blue. In such moments: I feel such love of the world, love of thinking…” -Oliver Sacks
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A mind that is stretched by a new e...

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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"someone i love once gave me a box full ...

"someone i love once gave me a box full of darkness. it took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift." - mary oliver
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"We're off this week in honor of July th...

"We're off this week in honor of July the Fourth, a annual American tradition of reminding the sky who runs shit." - John Oliver
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β€œDo your own thing on you...

β€œDo your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for.” -Oliver James
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"Success consists of getti...

"Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall" - Oliver Goldsmith
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"The mind, once stretched by a n...

"The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." β€”Oliver Wendell Holmes
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"We see with the eyes, but we see with t...

"We see with the eyes, but we see with the brain as well. And seeing with the brain is often called imagination." - Oliver Sacks
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"When people die, they cannot be replaced. They leave holes that cannot be filled, fo...

"When people die, they cannot be replaced. They leave holes that cannot be filled, for it is the fate β€” the genetic and neural fate β€” of every human being to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death." -Oliver Sacks
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Ask me no questions,...

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies." - Oliver Goldsmith
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"Listen, are you breathi...

"Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?" -- Mary Oliver
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"One's mind, once stretched by a ...

"One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
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β€œAsk me no questions, and I'...

β€œAsk me no questions, and I'll tell you no fibs.” ― Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer
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"Subtlety may deceiv...

"Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will." β€” Oliver Cromwell
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Nature can do m...

Nature can do more than physicians. Oliver Cromwell
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"There are great occasions in which some men are call...

"There are great occasions in which some men are called to great services, in the doing of which they are excused from the common rule of morality." - Oliver Cromwell
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"I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, ...

"I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure." - Oliver Sacks
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"If you can't soar with the eagles, Then don't fly with the flock....

"If you can't soar with the eagles, Then don't fly with the flock. Are you still getting high? Did you catch your own reflection, In the knife my mother held? Or the hell in my father's eyes?" -Oliver Sykes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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"People rush around, so preoccupied with cell phones and text...

"People rush around, so preoccupied with cell phones and text messaging that they themselves are functionally deaf and blind, oblivious of their environment." -- Oliver Sacks *The Mind's Eye*
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 12
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β€œI like to pay taxes. W...

β€œI like to pay taxes. With them, I buy civilization.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
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