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Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many, yea in some sort to our whole nation.

William Bradford

The principal might yield a greater sum, Yet handled ill, amounts but to this crumb;

Anne Bradstreet

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

James Allen

The flaw which is hidden is deemed greater than it is

Marcus Aurelius

All philosophies, if you ride them, are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.

Samuel Butler

Upon the whole, I am inclined to think that the far greater part, if not all, of those difficulties which have hitherto amused philosophers, and blocked up the way to knowledge, are entirely owing to our selves. That we have first raised a dust, and then complain, we cannot see.

George Berkeley

Next to religion, baseball has furnished a greater impact on American life than any other institution

Herbert Hoover

When you're fifteen and somebody tells you they love you, you're gonna believe them. And when you're fifteen don't forget to look before you fall. In your life you'll do things greater than dating the boy on the football team. I didn't know it at fifteen.

Taylor Swift

Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.

Albert Schweitzer

The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals

Rensis Likert

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is a greater act of faith to plant a bulb than to plant a tree

Clare Leighton

Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood

Benjamin Franklin

Less shame a greater fault would palliate.


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation


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