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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.

Walter Benjamin

Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.

Cary Grant

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.

H. L. Mencken

Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.

Louis Kronenberger

The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it disposes and eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him.


As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

Paul Keating

The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.

Meister Eckhart

Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little.

Edmund Burke

Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.

Madame de Stael

Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.

Joseph Sugarman

There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.

Thomas H. Huxley

Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.

Jimmy Carter

What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life- to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories ...

George Eliot

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Hosea Ballou

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.

William Hazlitt

To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle


He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.

Shel Silverstein

We know that leadership is very much related to change. As the pace of change accelerates, there is naturally a greater need for effective leadership.

John Kotter

The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.

Jean Baptiste Moliere

He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs

Johann Kaspar Lavater

No greater grief than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand

Friedrich von Schiller

Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government

James Madison

The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.

Jennifer Aniston

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.

Malcolm X

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