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Our military superiority is so great — it’s far greater than it was in the Gulf War, and the Gulf War was over in 100 hours after we bombed for 43 days… Now they can bomb for a couple of days and then just roll into Baghdad… The odds are there’s going to be a war and it’s going to be not for very long.

Bill Clinton

If the world is to be healed through human efforts, I am convinced it will be by ordinary people, people whose love for this life is even greater than their fear. People who can open to the web of life that called us into being

Joanna Macy

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Bill Cosby

There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.


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 greater part of my official time is spent on investigating collisions between propelled vehicles, each on its own side of the road, each sounding its horn, and each stationary.

An English Lord Chief Justice

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

Edmund Burke

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty

William Bennett

When you've got something to prove, there's nothing greater than a challenge

Terry Bradshaw

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

H. L. Mencken

Glory is not a conceit. It is not a decoration for valor. Glory belongs to the act of being constant to something greater than yourself, to a cause, to your principles, to the people on whom you rely and who rely on you in rerun.

John McCain

Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive.

Alan Bullock

Again, I think we have much greater diplomatic weight by having all of us sit on the same side of the table wanting the same thing, and putting it to the North Koreans.

Mitchell Reiss†

The pleasure of expecting enjoyment is often greater than that of obtaining it, and the completion of almost every wish is found a disappointment

Samuel Johnson

Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.

Ernest Hemingway

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