Greater Quotes

You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.

St. Augustine of Hippo

There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Do not feel ashamed if the amount of charity is small because to refuse the needy is an act of greater shame.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl was a greater mystery to him than any women of the world...

Charles Dickens

There is no greater sorrowThan to be mindful of the happy timeIn misery.

Durante degli Alighieri

The calm man, having learned how to govern himself, knows how to adapt himself to others; and they, in turn, reverence his spiritual strength, and feel that they can learn of him and rely upon him. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good.

James Allen

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

William Hazlitt

If you want greater prosperity in your life, start forming a vacuum to receive it.

Catherine Ponder

The man or the woman in whom resides greater virtue is the higher; neither the loftiness nor the lowliness of a person lies in the body according to the sex, but in the perfection of conduct and virtues.

Christine de Pizan

The period of earthly life in your greater existence is similar to the 15 minutes of fame you get down here...Everyone gets to share you in a different way. And both are dreams.

Julian Casablancas

Sympathy has to be the first and foremost thing in one's life,sympathy and the feeling of oneness. There cannot be anything greater than the feeling of oneness.

Sri Chinmoy

Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one.

Chinese Proverb

The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chances of disillusionment.

Art Spander

Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion

B. C. Forbes

Tenderness is greater proof of love than the most passionate of vows.

Marlene Dietrich

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