Greater Quotes

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.

Richard J. Daley

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.

Michelangelo

For let me tell you, that the more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me is the pleasure and charm of conversation

Plato

Order is Heaven's first law; and this confess, Some are and must be greater than the rest.

Alexander Pope

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

Thomas Jefferson

Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.

Chuck Palahniuk

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

Thomas Jefferson

The greater the emphasis on perfection, the further it recedes

Haridas Chaudhuri

In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.

Doris Lessing

If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.

Samuel Adams

There is no greater sign of a general decay of virtue in a nation, than a want of zeal in its inhabitants for the good of their country

Joseph Addison

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about with us in our minds wherever we go.

Martha Washington 1731

In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine.

J. William Fulbright

The sage never tries to store things up. The more he does for others, the more he has. The more he gives to others, the greater his abundance.

Lao Tzu

The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.

Victor Hugo

Now, in reality, the world has paid too great a compliment to critics, and has imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.

Henry Fielding

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

J. Russel Lynes

Our ability to achieve success depends on the strength of our wings gained through knowledge and experience. The greater our knowledge and experience, the higher we can fly.

Catherine Pulsifer

Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

George MacDonald

One must do violence to the object of one's desire; when it surrenders, the pleasure is greater.

Marquis de Sade

We cannot love unless we have accepted forgiveness, and the deeper our experience of forgiveness is, the greater is our love.

Paul Tillich

There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation.

Kingman Brewster

What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

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