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Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference.

Ty Cobb

There is no greater sorrow than to be mindful of the happy time in misery.

Dante Alighieri

It is sometimes called the City of Magnificent Distances, but it might with greater propriety be termed the City of Magnificent Intentions.... Spacious avenues, that begin in nothing, and lead nowhere; streets, mile-long, that only want houses, roads, and inhabitants; public buildings that need but a public to be complete; and ornaments of great thoroughfares, which only lack great thoroughfares to ornamentare its leading features.

Charles Dickens

The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.


Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood.

Benjamin Franklin

I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.

Alan Greenspan

The only greater evil than separation... is living under a government of discretion

Thomas Jefferson

There is no greater fallacy than the belief that aims and purposes are one thing, while methods and tactics are another.

Emma Goldman

IMMORAL, adj. Inexpedient. Whatever in the long run and with regard to the greater number of instances men find to be generally inexpedient comes to be considered wrong, wicked, immoral. If man\'s notions of right and wrong have any other basis than this of expediency; if they originated, or could have originated, in any other way; if actions have in themselves a moral character apart from, and nowise dependent on, their consequences --then all philosophy is a lie and reason a disorder of the mind.

Ambrose Bierce

The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes.

Mark Twain

There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.

Ivan Illich

Vegetarianism is a greater progress. From the greater clearness of head and quicker apprehension motivated him to become a vegetarian. Flesh-eating is an unprovoked murder.

Benjamin Franklin

And who are the greater criminals--those who sell the instruments of death, or those who buy them and use them?

Robert Emmet Sherwood

That man is good who does good to others; if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good; if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings; and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further: it is heroic, it is perfect.

Jean De La Bruyère

There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.


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