Sell also: formerly
• Adv: on one occasion; example: "once I ran into her"
• Adv: as soon as; example: "once we are home, we can rest"
• Adv: at a previous time; examples: "at one time he loved her", "her erstwhile writing", "she was a dancer once""
When I did plays in high school and college, I never remember memorizing my lines, but once I had blocking, I had all my lines memorized. Once I had movement associated with words, it was fine. Before I had blocking, it was just text on a page. Once it became embodied, it was much easier.
Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
What's love if not the thing you'll do anything and everything to get back once lost? What's hate if not the thing you'll do anything and everything to get rid of once found?
Multitasking? I can't even do two things at once. I can't even do one thing at once.
Absolutely. I - you know, he was so that much a part of my life that, you know, Elvis, you know, once - once you bonded with him, I mean, there was no - there was no going back. He was just a great guy.
It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.
You only live once - but if you work it right, once is enough.
I'm not so funny. Gilda was funny. I'm funny on camera sometimes. In life, once in a while. Once in a while. But she was funny. She spent more time worrying about being liked than anything else.
I think I made a mistake once... yeah... it was only once.
Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise. It's something I long for but the biggest problem is bending down and putting my tennis shoes on. Once I go out I'm OK.
You are only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough.
Loving once and only once is possible - anything is possible.
It isn't true that you live only once. You only die once. You live lots of times, if you know how.
Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.
It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done. I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it. It's of no importance once it's finished.
But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.
In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion, another vice of beauty. In things that are not seen at once, and have no respect one to another, great variety is commendable, provided this variety transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.
Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind.