The Great Awakening Quotes

The art of the parenthesis is one of the great secrets of eloquence in Society.

Nicolas Chamfort

The Internet is the great highway of the modern communication, free and independent.

Ktya Pujals Chamma

The great characters of fiction live as truly as the memories of dead men. For the life after death it is not necessary that a man or woman should have lived.

Samuel Butler

The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.

Samuel Butler

The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was created capable of being.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Thomas Carlyle

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.

Thomas Carlyle

Some men are great enough that they can love a whole woman, and not just part of her.

Orson Scott Card

Ideas do not need weapons, to the extent that they can convince the great masses.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

Where there is great love there are always miracles.

Willa Sibert Cather

One of the advantages of a great sorrow is that nothing else seems painful.

Giacomo Casanova

The spirit of rebellion is present in every great city, and the great task of wise government is to keep it dormant, for if it wakes it is a torrent which no dam can hold back.

Giacomo Casanova

One great reason why clergymens households are generally unhappy is because the clergyman is so much at home or close about the house.

Samuel Butler

Sensible people get the greater part of their own dying done during their own lifetime.

Samuel Butler

The greatest saving one can make in the order of thought is to accept the unintelligibility of the world -- and to pay attention to man.

Albert Camus

The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.

George Whitefield

There is no gift more great than love.

James Branch Cabell

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.

Gaius Iulius Caesar

To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

We can ask ourselves daily what we have done to make the world a better place, to make someone smile, to help someone to feel more secure, etc. It's the simple things which have the greatest effect. We must never underestimate the strength of a smile or act of kindness.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.

Ben Okri

The greatest crimes are to associate another with God, to vex your father and mother, to murder your own species, to commit suicide, and to swear to lie.

Muhammad

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

Robert Burton

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled.

Karl Georg Bchner

I even believe in helping an employer function more productively. For then, we will have a claim to higher wages, shorter hours, and greater participation in the benefits of running a smooth industrial machine.

Sidney Hillman

The secret of great battles consists in knowing how to deploy and concentrate at the right time.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I was on an airplane last year when a talk show began playing on the TVs. I decided to start narrating for the people, which is a really great game if you're ever bored enough. I realized a time will probably come when television will watch us if we're watching it, if that hasn't already happened, figuratively or literally. It sounded like some sort of pseudo-Big Brother nightmare, so I wrote it down.

Brandon Boyd

Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked or disliked in the general run of the world.

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.

Joseph Addison

Related Quotes

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners