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  • In a free-choice situation, when an individual can interact with any one of a number of other individuals, the tendency is to select someone who is very similar.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • St. Thomas (II-II, Q. xlvii, a. 8) it is its function to do three things: to take counsel, i.e. to cast about for the means suited in the particular case under consideration to reach the end of any one moral virtue; to judge soundly of the fitness of the means suggested; and, finally, to command their employment.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • As it turned out, it was good that the radar was working because it showed an altitude of 33,500 feet, some 2,900 feet lower than what PNGS was indicating because PNGS was programmed into the mean surface height, not the actual height above the surface at any one place.

    First Man

  • It is generally assumed that the law of Numa Pompilius, quoted by Festus (s.v. Parrici Questores), "Si quis hominem liberum dolo sciens morti duit paricida esto" [If any one with guile, and knowingly, inflicts death upon a freeman, let him be (considered as) a parricide], was incorporated into the Twelve Tables, and is the law of homicide to which Pliny refers; but this cannot be proved.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Never did the pumpkin-sized swelling seem worse than any one sneer from any one man I'd ever seen looking at my face.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • He would have been model-beautiful in a golden and angular way if it had not been that your eye could not settle on him long enough to appreciate any one feature.

    The Demons Covenant

  • There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.


  • The Golden Eagles, an elite association of naval aviation pioneers limited to 200 active members, at one time counted five men from VF-51 Armstrong, Beauchamp, Hayward, Mackey, and Moore, perhaps the most ever from any one squadron.

    First Man

  • The choice of any one of the four methods sociometric, key informants, self-designating, and observation can be based on convenience, as all four are about equally valid.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • “As much as August Devlin and Corri and India ... as much as any one of us.”

    Moon Dance


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