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Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.

Jacques Barzun

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs

Leonardo da Vinci

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.

Dante Alighieri

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

Isaac Newton

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.

Alexander Graham Bell

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.

Homer

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The practical politics of all the philosophers, no matter how-great their theoretical differences, were the same. They practiced an art of writing that appealed to the prevailing moral taste of the regime in which they found themselves, but which could lead some astute readers outside of it to the Elysian Fields where the philosophers meet to talk.

Allan David Bloom

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Mark Twain

The Gnostics were the earliest Christians with anything like a regular theological system, and it is only too evident that it was Jesus who was made to fit their theology as Christos, and not their theology that was developed out of his sayings and doings. Their ancestors had maintained, before the Christian era, that the Great Serpent Jupiter, the Dragon of Life, the Father and "Good Divinity," had glided into the couch of Semele, and now, the post-Christian Gnostics, with a very trifling change, applied the same fable to the man Jesus, and asserted that the same "Good Divinity," Saturn (Ilda-Baoth), had, in the shape of the Dragon of Life, glided over the cradle of the infant Mary.

Helena Petrovna Hahn

Most people would say the talent level is not what it's been at Kentucky. But they continue to have great years.

Eddie Fogler

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.

Karl Marx

I may not be a great surgeon, but the one little heart I have, I have given to you.

Chetan Bhagat

People were hoping for just a little bit better on the guidance. Guidance was OK but not great.

Alan Davis

A great library easily begets affection, which may deepen into love.

Augustine Birrell

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