The Great Awakening Quotes

Education is the great equalizer, and shouldnt be limited to the wealthiest few.

James Enos (Jim) Clyburn

Capitalism is a great idea in theory, but in practice it just doesn't work.

Jeremy Hardy

Our rich texture of racial, religious and political diversity will be a Godsend in the 21st century. Great rewards will come to those who can live together, learn together, work together, forge new ties that bind together.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

All things are from God; and above all, reason and imagination and the great gifts of the mind. They are good in themselves; and we must not altogether forget their origin even in their perversion.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Mountains appear more lofty the nearer they are approached, but great men resemble them not in this particular.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense he is always satisfied with himself.

Napolon Bonaparte

A President is neither prince nor pope, and I don't seek a window on men's souls. In fact, I yearn for a greater tolerance, an easy-goingness about each other's attitudes and way of life.

George Herbert Walker Bush

Goodness consists not in the outward things we do, but in the inward thing we are. To be is the great thing.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

A great portrait is always more a portrait of the painter than of the painted.

Samuel Butler

All men can do great things, if they know what great things are.

Samuel Butler

Money is the greatest concern for small characters, but is nothing but the smallest for great characters.

Nicolas Chamfort

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.

Thomas Carlyle

The greatest joy in nature is the absence of man.

Bliss Carman

Patience is the greatest of all virtues.

Marcus Porcius Cato

The greatest advantage in gambling lies in not playing at all.

Gerolamo Cardano

They never fail who die In a great cause.

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

And I hope to stand for a new harmony, a greater tolerance. We've come far, but I think we need a new harmony among the races in our country. And we're on a journey into a new century, and we've got to leave that tired old baggage of bigotry behind.

George Herbert Walker Bush

Seneca thinks the gods are well pleased when they see great men contending with adversity.

Robert Burton

‎The greatest danger of a terrorist's bomb is in the explosion of stupidity that it provokes.

Octave Mirbeau

The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history.

Noam Chomsky

Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.

Anonymous

The great moments of life are but moments like the others. Your doom is spoken in a word or two. A single look from the eyes, a mere pressure of the hand, may decide it; or of the lips, though they cannot speak.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The best of life is conversation, and the greatest success is confidence, or perfect understanding between two people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are in a great night of the world. The thing is to know if we shall wake up to-morrow. We have only one succor we know of what the night is made. But shall we be able to impart our lucid faith, seeing that the heralds of warning are everywhere few, and that the greatest victims hate the only ideal which is not one, and call it utopian?

Henri Barbusse

Tension is the great integrity.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.

Robert J. Sawyer

I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.

Martha Washington

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