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Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would mount, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd

Benjamin Disraeli

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.

Aaron Sorkin

Every great and original writer, in proportion as he is great and original, must himself create the taste by which he is to be relished.

William Wordsworth

Comparisons do ofttime great grievance.

John Lydgate

A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.

William James

The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.

Samuel Butler

This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.

Bill Gates

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

Clarence Darrow

Life is full of chances and changes, and the most prosperous of men may...meet with great misfortunes.

Aristotle

The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for error; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

One big vice in a man is apt to keep out a great many smaller ones.

Bret Harte

Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent.

Sophia Loren

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks on great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.

Cicero

Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, / What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?

John Milton

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