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Of all our planet's activities--geological movements, the reproduction and decay of biota, and even the disruptive propensities of certain species (elephants and humans come to mind)--no force is greater than the hydrologic cycle.

RICHARD BANGS

Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and laborious attentions to little objects which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man, who from thence is thought, and not unjustly, incapable of greater matters.

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.

R. D. Laing

Each of us is born with the potential for the unfolding of our true self. When you deviate from the truth, you are interfering with the intention of something greater than you are- call it nature or a higher power. As a result, you develop discomfort.

Unknown

To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?

Elizabeth II

Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is all nonsense, to be sure; and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams - not by any means of all dreams - moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis.

Arthur Machen

There are greater depths and obscurities, greater intricacies and perplexities, in an elaborate and well-written piece of nonsense, than in the most abstruse and profound tract of school divinity.

Joseph Addison

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

Samuel Butler

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life? [there] to strengthen each other [and] to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life? to strengthen each otherto be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Instead of the kids starting to experiment at 13, if we can delay it a few years, the research indicates the kids have a much greater likelihood of not becoming abusers.

David Matthews

I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.

Bertrand Russell

The tougher the job, the greater the reward.

George Allen

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