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Great acts are made up of small deeds.

Lao Tzu

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.

Plutarch

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

Herodotus

Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Russia is still the leader in world space exploration. But its position of leader involves great responsibility - we have no right to lag behind. We can and we must move constantly forward.

Valentina Tereshkova

Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.

Giorgos Seferis

I was very lucky to come through at the time I did, with the growing interest and demand for animation and animators - it requires a great deal of patience and a good eye for detail.

Annette Funicello

Too great cleverness is but deceptive delicacy, true delicacy is the most substantial cleverness.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

It is great cleverness to know when to conceal ones cleverness.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.

Andrew Carnegie

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.

General Colin Powell

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.

Eleanor Roosevelt

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

He is no great heir that inherits not his ancestor's virtues.

Proverb

An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.

John Ruskin

(Propaganda) proceeds by psychological manipulations, character modifications, by creation of stereotypes useful when the time comes - The two great routes that this sub-propaganda takes are the conditioned reflex and the myth.

Jacques Ellul

No, life has not disappointed me. On the contrary, I find it truer, more desirable and mysterious every year ever since the day when the great liberator came to me: the idea that life could be an experiment of the seeker for knowledge and not a duty, not a calamity, not trickery.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Water is finite and we have not done a great job of managing it in the past.

Sandra Postel

It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist, as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.

Loren Eiseley

Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.

James Randolph Adams

We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability.

Warren Christopher

A little body often harbors a great soul.

Proverb

Secrecy is the soul of all great designs.

Charles Caleb Colton

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