Great Quotes

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.

Joseph Addison

Hugs can do great amounts of good especially for children.

Princess Diana

Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds divide.

John Dryden

Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.

William Shakespeare

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.

Jonathan Swift

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but ought to be.

Rosalynn Carter

The great mass of people ... will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.

Adolf Hitler

It`s great that I get accused of not being politically correct. People need to take themselves less seriously. This world is so screwed up as it is, we`ve all got to relax a bit more.

Michael Bay

It is a great injustice to persecute homosexuality as a crime, and cruelty too.

Sigmund Freud

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me

Sir Isaac Newton

Mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.

Max Beerbohm

Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity.

Kin Hubbard

One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.

Sir Max Beerbohm

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the co-operation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.

Alexander Graham Bell

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The very greatest things -- great thoughts, discoveries, inventions -- have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.

Samuel Smiles

Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.

Trofim Lysenko

This is a great result for the United States but also for all democracies. I think that we should not lower our guard because this could provoke reactions in the world of terrorism.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

This is great news for the security of the American people and a victory in our continued fight against al-Qaeda and radical extremism around the world.

House Speaker John Boehner

The news that Osama Bin Laden is dead will bring great relief to people across the world.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron

What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry.

Salman Rushdie

When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.

T.S. Eliot

They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The feeling of mistrust is always the last which a great mind acquires.

Jean Baptiste Racine

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