Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
The mist was all gone from the river now and the rapids sparkled and sang. They were still young as the land was young. We were there to enjoy it, and the great machines seemed far away.
How often we speak of the great silences of the wilderness and of the importance of preserving them and the wonder and peace to be found there. When I think of them, I see the lakes and rivers of the North, the muskegs and expenses of tundra, the barren lands beyond all roads. I see the mountain ranges of the West and the high, rolling ridges of the Appalacians. I picture the deserts of the Southwest and their brilliant panoramas of color, the impenetrable swamp lands of the South. They will always be there and their beauty may not change, but should their silences be broken, they will never be the same.
I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax
on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens.
Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes
One of the key qualities that you need to be a great hockey player is fantastic anticipation and feel for the game - if you know where the puck is going before it is hit, that is half the battle.
The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
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.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.
It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you.
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.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow men.
A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
He who prizes little things is worthy of great ones
Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.
The trees are God's great alphabet: With them He writes in shining green
Across the world His thoughts serene..
All great men are gifted with intuition.
They know without reasoning or analysis,
what they need to know.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The lower one's vitality, the more sensitive one is to great art.
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.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.
Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked or disliked in the general run of the world.