Great Quotes

Our conscience, which is a great ledger book, wherein are written all our offenses...grinds our souls with the remembrance of some precedent sins, makes us reflect upon, accuse and condemn ourselves.

Robert Burton

Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.

Albert Camus

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

Nelson Mandela

Education is the great equalizer, and shouldnt be limited to the wealthiest few.

James Enos (Jim) Clyburn

Capitalism is a great idea in theory, but in practice it just doesn't work.

Jeremy Hardy

Our rich texture of racial, religious and political diversity will be a Godsend in the 21st century. Great rewards will come to those who can live together, learn together, work together, forge new ties that bind together.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

All things are from God; and above all, reason and imagination and the great gifts of the mind. They are good in themselves; and we must not altogether forget their origin even in their perversion.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Mountains appear more lofty the nearer they are approached, but great men resemble them not in this particular.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense he is always satisfied with himself.

Napolon Bonaparte

Goodness consists not in the outward things we do, but in the inward thing we are. To be is the great thing.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

A great portrait is always more a portrait of the painter than of the painted.

Samuel Butler

All men can do great things, if they know what great things are.

Samuel Butler

Money is the greatest concern for small characters, but is nothing but the smallest for great characters.

Nicolas Chamfort

Adversity, if a man is set down to it by degrees, is more supportable with equanimity by most people than any great prosperity arrived at in a single lifetime.

Samuel Butler

Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

They never fail who die In a great cause.

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

Seneca thinks the gods are well pleased when they see great men contending with adversity.

Robert Burton

Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.

Anonymous

The great moments of life are but moments like the others. Your doom is spoken in a word or two. A single look from the eyes, a mere pressure of the hand, may decide it; or of the lips, though they cannot speak.

William Makepeace Thackeray

We are in a great night of the world. The thing is to know if we shall wake up to-morrow. We have only one succor we know of what the night is made. But shall we be able to impart our lucid faith, seeing that the heralds of warning are everywhere few, and that the greatest victims hate the only ideal which is not one, and call it utopian?

Henri Barbusse

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Tension is the great integrity.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.

Robert J. Sawyer

The great, unreported story in globalization is about power, not ideology. It's about how finance and business regularly, continuously insert their own self-interested deals and exceptions into rules and agreements that are then announced to the public as "free trade."

William Greider

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