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This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it

Al Capone

A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange.

Unknown

Everything great and intelligent is in the minority

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Each prayer is more beautiful than the others. I cannot recite them all and not knowing which to choose, I do like children who do not know how to read, I say very simply to God what I wish to say, without composing beautiful sentences, and He always understands me. For me, prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus.

Therese of Lisieux

The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and, like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it.

Seneca

The only acting you ever see at the Oscars is when people act like they're not mad they lost. Nicole Kidman was smiling so wide, she should have won an Emmy at the Oscars for her great performance. I was like, 'If you'd done that in the movie, you'd have won an Oscar, girl!

Chris Rock

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

Daniel Webster

It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.

Bertrand Russell

The rule for us all is perfectly simple. Do not waste time bothering whether you "love" your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him.

C.S. Lewis 1898

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing

Katherine Mansfield

Great Spirit, grant that I may not criticize my neighbor until I have walked a mile in his moccasins.

American Indian Paryer

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician

Unknown

Jealousy is the great exaggerator.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas H. Huxley

Nobody becomes great without self-doubt. But you can't let it consume you.

John McKay

For many people, an excuse is better than an achievement because an achievement, no matter how great, leaves you having to prove yourself again in the future; but an excuse can last for life.

Eric Hoffer

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Oscar Wilde

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness--great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you.

Kendall Hailey

The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life's essential unfairness.

Nancy Mitford

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Unknown

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.

Lee Iacocca

Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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