The Great Awakening Quotes

In our time all it takes for evil to flourish is for a few good men to be a little wrong and have a great deal of power, and for the vast majority of their fellow citizens to remain indifferent.

William Sloane Coffin

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

Jeremy Hardy

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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

He (Martin Luther King) was very pure in mind and heart. He was a lover: a lover not only of his race but a lover of all mankind. His heart was so broad, so great, so magnanimous, and this gave him a most sincere feeling of absolute oneness with everyone. This is what made him so divinely great.

Sri Chinmoy

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

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

Nicolas Chamfort

The three great elements of modern civilization, gunpowder, printing, and the Protestant religion.

Thomas Carlyle

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

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