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A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.

James Monroe

I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.

Yousuf Karsh

All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.

Carson Mccullers

All great and precious things are lonely.

John Steinbeck

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, every one should be serene, slow-pulsed, and calm.

Charles J. Ingersoll

Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures.

Francois Mauriac

A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness of some kind or other in the country that is deserted.

Thomas Malthus

Impatience is a great obstacle to success; he who treats everything with brusqueness gathers nothing, or only immature fruit which will never ripen.

Napolon Bonaparte

Politics is ugly. Never doubt what small men will do for great power.

Paolo Bacigalupi

You will go one on one with the Great One!

Dwayne Johnson

This whole universe, with all its vastness, grandeur and beauty, is nothing but sheer imagination. In spite of so many discoveries, researches and scientific knowledge, the creation remains a great unsolved riddle.

Meher Baba

If we look at the fact, we shall find that the great inventions of the age are not, with us at least, always produced in universities.

Charles Babbage

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Better to have one friend of great value, than many friends who were good for nothing.

Anacharsis

Prosperity tries the fortunate: adversity the great.

Rose F. Kennedy

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