Quotes starting with o

Below you will find our collection of inspirational quotes and sayings starting with the letter o, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head. -- Thomas Hood
O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause, transform ourselves into beasts! -- William Shakespeare
O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. -- Saint Augustine
O how can wicked men seem so steady and untouched with such black hearts, while poor innocents stand like malefactors before them! -- Samuel Richardson
O how many noble deeds of women are lost in obscurity! -- Seneca
O human creature,you are the investigator without knowledge, the magistrate without jurisdiction, and all in all, the fool of the farce. -- Michel de Montaigne
O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief. -- Robert Frost
O jealousy! thou magnifier of trifles. -- Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy nature! -- Euripides
O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness. -- William Shakespeare
O love-why can't you leave me alone? Which is a rhetorical question meaning: for heaven's sake, don't. -- Thomas Merton
O lovely lily clean, O lily springing green, O lily bursting white, Dear lily of delight, Spring in my heart agen That I may flower to men. -- Masefield
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out. -- Abu Bakr
O my companion, Worldly comfort is an illusion, As soon you get it, it goes. -- Meera
O passing angel, speed me with a song, a melody of heaven to reach my heart and rouse me to the race and make me strong. -- Christina Georgina Rossetti
O Rose thou art sick / The invisible worm, That flies in the night / In the howling storm: Has found out thy bed / Of crimson joy: And his dark secret love / Does thy life destroy -- William Blake
O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down and steep my sense in forgetfulness? -- William Shakespeare
O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, 1710. That thou no more will weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness? -- William Shakespeare
O suns and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather. -- Helen Hunt Jackson
O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet. -- Chanakya