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If Only …

The hardest word I know is only.
Only this and never that.
Judy Sorum Brown

The tyranny of only …

Only three more weeks, only two more days, only a few more hours, only one last breath

Only this, not that

I am an only child

Only one parent left

My only son

My only daughter

She is the only surviving sibling

She has become an only child

I am only human

Only you can find a new job, take that chance, change your life

You can only choose one at a time … one college, one job, one house, one cancer treatment, one path, one life

Only one more … Double Stuff Oreo, piece of pizza, glass of wine

You only get one body

Women only

Only one person showed up

If you only knew …

You only live once

You only get 21  years. There is no 22.

If only …

We’ve only just begun

Only in adversity will you find your strength

You will only regret the chances you didn’t take, the words you wish you’d said, the times you failed to show up

Only those who truly care will reach out, witness your pain, listen, stay in touch, keep showing up

Always try to help someone else. You might be the only one who does

Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars (Martin Luther King)

You only get one life. Live it.

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