Great Job Quotes

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.

Washington Irving

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

How often do we sigh for opportunities of doing good, whilst we neglect the openings of Providence in little things, which would frequently lead to the accomplishment of most important usefulness! Dr. Johnson used to say, "He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do any." Good is done by degrees. However small in proportion the benefits which follow individual attempts to do good, a great deal may thus be accomplished by perseverance, even in the midst of discouragements and disappointments

George Crabbe

Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself

Woodrow Wilson

We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years.

John Bright

I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.

Mark Twain

It is remarkable that great affectation and great absence of it (unconsciousness) are at first sight very similar; they are both apt to produce singularity

Archbishop Richard Whately

Affectation naturally counterfeits those excellences which are placed at the greatest distance from possibility of attainment, because, knowing our own defects, we eagerly endeavor to supply them with artificial excellence

Samuel Johnson

Great vices are the proper objects of our detestation, smaller faults of our pity, but affectation appears to be the only true source of the ridiculous

Henry Fielding

Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine

Jacques Barzun

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there

Eric Hoffer

The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence

Bruce Springsteen

It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.

Lawrence Durrell

Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.

G.K. Chesterton

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