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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.

I think everybody should have a great Wonderbra. There's so many ways to enhance them everybody does it.

It is not enough to have great qualities, We should also have the management of them.

One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.

A great man is always willing to be little.

One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks and therefore the greater the playwright the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.

I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.

The planter the farmer the mechanic and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.

Andrew Jackson

Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.

Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements yet these are in truth very often owing not so much to design as chance.

I've often said the only thing standing between me and greatness is me

What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men but they do not form a class.

O see what a wonder it is! The doings of the great are strange: they treat wealth as light as a straw yet when they obtain it they bend under its weight.

The tourture we desire is the greatest of all.

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.

(Through the night) a great many kinds of birds perch on a tree, but in the morning they fly in all the ten directions. Why should we lament for that?

There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors rickshaw drivers and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.

I had some shots that I felt like I should've made, I just didn't make them. I'm not going to shoot the ball great every night.

A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.

Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.

No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being to risk his body to risk his life in a great cause.

Going out and playing football or baseball with the boys when I was a tomboy was a great way to learn about winning and losing and most girls didn't have that experience.

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.

The reason we wouldn't make a seven-inch tablet isn't because we don't want to hit a price point it's because we don't think you can make a great tablet with a seven-inch screen.

Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband. Show me a great actress and you've seen the devil.

The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.

The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification such as sects and cults are founded on but in a momentary stay against confusion.

Robert Frost

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.

Mothers of those days were women of great piety and noble character.They practiced virtue and set an example to the children! only from the wombs of such noble women were born sons of high character!

For me great music doesn't just have to fall into one category or one genre and I love appreciating all kinds of music.

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money for that is the miser's passion not the thief s.

I want to be the greatest actor that ever lived frankly. I'd love that. But I don't need to be. I just want to be here. That's it.

Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.

Air power can either paralyze the enemy's military action, or compel him to devote to the defense of his bases and communications a share of his straitened resources, far greater that what we need in the attack.

My message especially to young people is to have courage to think differently courage to invent to travel the unexplored path courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.

Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.

It brings no glory to man if he is tied helplessly to the wheel of birth and death. His glory and greatness consist in disentangling himself from that revolving wheel.

The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.

I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.

Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

Albert Camus

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess we act and think in vain and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.

We've been joking with him because he's gotten extremely close in a bunch of games. He's in a great rhythm. He knows where shots are coming from he knows where the assists are coming from how to set the table. It's fun to watch.

If calculus or algebra were required to be a great investor I'd have to go back to delivering newspapers.

I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.

Bill Gates

To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.

We had a great run. Three rings. I think people should leave it the hell alone and move on. ... I understand it's interesting but we also have an interesting game. The game itself tomorrow is interesting.

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.

No man was ever great by imitation.

History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

Tension is the great integrity.

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling the movements of his heart.

Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people and I cannot fear the result.

To this day some of my closest friends say 'Gaga you know everything's great. You're a singer, your dreams have come true.' But still when certain things are said to you over and over again as you're growing up it stays with you and you wonder if they're true.

Music the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have below.

The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.

That great Cathedral space which was childhood.

Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you and were tender with you and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you and disputed passage with you?

Never open the door to a lesser evil for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.

Of great riches there is no real use except in the distribution, the rest is but conceit

There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object.

It is a remarkable comment on our affairs that the former prime minister of a great sovereign state should thus be received as an honorary citizen of another.

Love is the expression of one's values the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.

Ayn Rand

I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting but I cannot suffering as I am do without something which is greater than I am which is my life the power to create.

Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.

As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.

There is a great deal of political pressure to only talk about abstinence and to deny support for condoms and education on using them. This policy will lead to the unnecessary deaths of many people.

Hillary Clinton

Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity and here has its greatest effect on life an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout.

Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.

Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company you please none, If you flatter only one or two you offend the rest.

If you listen to your fears you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.

The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.

A lot of people feel very good about Mitt Romney and I think he's going to do a great job.

It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue the art of speaking well rather than doing well, but their manners should be of the greatest concern.

R. Buckminster Fuller

Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at and humbled for his sins.

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.

Karl Marx

One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able vicariously to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared, for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.

Mother Teresa

Be great in act as you have been in thought.

He pattered with his keys at a great rate / And sweated through his apostolic skin: / Of course his perspiration was but ichor / Or some such other spiritual liquor.

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

The greatest beauty aid for women is virtue.

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

Alexander Pope

If I could sell 500 million records every time it would be great. But I've also had the luxury experience of having it when I was a teenager in a very kind of model version of it.

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.

We begin to see therefore the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.

Where the willingness is great the difficulties cannot be great.

Obama has no solutions. Obama has failed the country and its great citizens and they don't like it when somebody such as myself speaks the truth about this - it hurts too much.

Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate and unfortunate in being cured of them.

People who know little are usually great talkers while men who know much say little.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Super Bowl isn't for kids I had a great time though and it was worth every nickel of it because by doing this lame piece about the game I can put it on my expense account.

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

So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish that he did not only sigh but roar.

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Courage is the greatest of all virtues because if you haven't courage you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.

When I say that human beings are just gene machines one shouldn't put too much emphasis on the word 'just.' There is a very great deal of complication and indeed beauty in being a gene machine.

I played a great horse yesterday! It took seven horses to beat him.

Henny Youngman

The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature, and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.

If there is not the war you don't get the great general, if there is not a great occasion you don't get a great statesman, if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace no one would have known his name.

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

Out of Ireland have we come great hatred little room maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart.

Next to enjoying ourselves the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves or more generally in the acquisition of power.

I think their experience kicked in and overwhelmed us a bit tonight ... We kept fighting back and did some great things with our execution. Our inexperience on defense hurt us as they were spreading the floor extremely well and getting good looks at the basket.

A great fortune is a great slavery.

A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.

In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.

I am in love - and my God it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already you are wasting your life.

David Herbert Lawrence

In every great time there is some one idea at work which is more powerful than any other and which shapes the events of the time and determines their ultimate issues.

Francis Bacon

I had no idea of the enormous and unquestionably helpful part that humbug plays in the social life of great peoples dwelling in a state of democratic freedom.

A great city whose image dwells in the memory of man is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest, Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem, and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world Art.

I'm a great lover I'll bet.

Emo Philips

Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.

Pleasant it is when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation, not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.

It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.

Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.

No crime is so great as daring to excel.

With only half a lip you kiss, And half of that I ne'er' should miss, A greater boon of worth untold, Wilt grant me? That whole half withhold.

Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains with no part of yours in peril.


The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.

I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.

In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.

This merger is going to create the greatest consumer products company in the world.

Music is the fourth great material want first food then clothes then shelter then music.

There be three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil busy workshops easy conveyance for men and goods from place to place

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

Michael Jordan

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high one which sometimes seemed impossible.

Life is thickly sown with thorns and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.

The greatest gift you and your partner can give your children is the example of an intimate healthy and loving relationship.

Barbara de Angelis

Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.

Bette Davis

There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are all impaled on the crook of conditioning.

I wanted to only create a great perfume not any perfume that would sell but a great artistic one that the fans would not feel cheated by.

The great object is that every man be armed.

Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation we must not merely talk, we must act big.

For centuries New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes.

Hillary Clinton

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.

Seven hundred and sixteen billion dollars funneled out of Medicare by President Obama. An obligation we have to our parents and grandparents is being sacrificed all to pay for a new entitlement we didn't even ask for. The greatest threat to Medicare is Obamacare and we're going to stop it.

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general the more he contributes in maneuver the less he demands in slaughter.

The greatest cunning is to have none at all.

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes one of his great surprises is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.

The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself or he would cease to be human.

Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres or a little money, and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.

When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.

My great comfort is that the temporary celebrity I have wrung from the world has been in the very teeth of all opinions and prejudices. I have flattered no ruling powers, I have never concealed a single thought that tempted me.

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them.

He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it.

I do live like a rock star but it's not as great as it sounds. It's a lot of traveling.

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words so lesser minds have a talent of talking much and saying nothing.

You wish to appear Cotta a pretty man and a great man at one and the same time: but he who is a pretty man Cotta is a very small man

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds though he risk everything.

The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.

Great acts are made up of small deeds.

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

It's cool to be a part of history having two great coaches go head-to-head.

Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever, no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself, no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need it performs some great service not for itself but for others, or failing therein it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.

Calvin Coolidge

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

After people have repeated a phrase a great number of times they begin to realize it has meaning and may even be true.

H. G. Wells

Great thoughts and a pure heart that is what we should ask from God.

What's so great about the kid is that he absolutely doesn't know the word quit. He gave us a real lift today and you had to be impressed with how our team set him up at the end.

The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.

Like anything else that happens on its own the act of writing is beyond currency. Money is great stuff to have but when it comes to the act of creation the best thing is not to think of money too much. It constipates the whole process.

Stephen King

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.

Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.

Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful it does a great deal of harm.

Oscar Wilde

The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it because they have no imagination.

Alan Watts

All rising to a great place is by a winding stair

I think Lamar is a great facilitator in orchestrating the offense a little bit which frees me up a lot more to attack and do some of the things I've been doing.

The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.

The world is a bundle of hay / Mankind are the asses who pull, / Each tugs it a different way / And the greatest of all is John Bull.

The greater the obstacle the more glory in overcoming it.

After climbing a great hill one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

When the legends die the dreams end, there is no more greatness.

Without question the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.

My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all - the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be and much less about what we would do.

My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.

God our Creator has stored within our minds and personalities great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.

Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong, he has a thousand who has overcome it.

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

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?

Thought is subversive and revolutionary destructive and terrible Thought is merciless to privilege established institutions and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.

He had a great game. He actually taught me to play defense. I wasn't surprised by his play at all.

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

We must expect reverses even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence to call forth greater energies and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.

Robert E. Lee

In seperateness lies the world's great misery, in compassion lies the world's true strength.

Two great European narcotics alcohol and Christianity.

Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.

It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.

Rice is great if you're really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something.

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness but it is greatness.

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

There is none made so great but he may both need the help and service and stand in fear of the power and unkindness even of the meanest of mortals.

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

Woodrow Wilson

If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; And if to live, the fewer men the greater share of honor.

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed I should instantly close with the offer.

The Moon! Artemis! the great goddess of the splendid past of men! Are you going to tell me she is a dead lump?

David Herbert Lawrence

The flaw which is hidden is deemed greater than it is

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.

The greater the difficulty the more the glory in surmounting it.

The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come we can know that His purposes are just and true.

George W. Bush

To have great poets there must be great audiences.

Greatly his foes he dreads but more his friends, he hurts me most who lavishly commends.

Winston Churchill

There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.

I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

Give a little love to a child and you get a great deal back.

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.

Speaking purely from a musical standpoint I think I am a great performer.

The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: The bad artist seems to copy a great deal, the good one really does.

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.

As usual there is a great woman behind every idiot.

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.

The higher the sun ariseth the less shadow doth he cast, even so the greater is the goodness the less doth it covet praise, yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.

Meister Eckhart

Service is greater than meditation.

From a worldly point of view there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.

Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long, and the age of the great epics is past.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature but by our institutions great is our sin.

Great people talk about ideas average people talk about things and small people talk about wine.

We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.

To gain a crown by fighting is great to reject it divine.

All great art is the work of the whole living creature body and soul and chiefly of the soul.

John Ruskin

I think this was our best game this season. We played very well at both ends of the court consistently. We did a great job containing our energy and when we went to our bench they came in and maintained our energy. We had guys step up consistently and make big plays. That is what we have to do. If we can keep this rolling we will make a lot of noise.

Who in the world am I? Ah that's the great puzzle.

Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

Police and firefighters are great but they don't create wealth. They protect it. That's crucial. Teaching is a wonderful profession. Teachers help educate people to become good citizens so that citizens can then go create wealth. But they don't create the wealth themselves.

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

Great things are done when men and mountains meet

Lenience will operate with greater force in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.

Great loves too must be endured.

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice and is never the result of selfishness.

Great is truth but still greater from a practical point of view is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.

Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.

I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don't like that. It's great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you're worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.

Angelina Jolie

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.

I think politicians get hamstrung by the nature of politics when the private sector can really do great things.

Put the uncommon effort into the common task... make it large by doing it in a great way.

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life struggle intensity.

The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.

Richard M. Nixon

What greater gain can there be for man than becoming aware of his Self himself knowing himself.

It is criminal to steal a purse daring to steal a fortune a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.

The atom bomb was no "great decision." It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts.

Great wisdom is generous, petty wisdom is contentious.


Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

Kahlil Gibran

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.

My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity her compassion her intelligence reflected in my daughters.

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture their amphitheaters for wild beasts to fight in.

It was a great read by them. They sent out all small so they were able to switch everything. They took the play away from us.

Wouldn't it be great if our national news media had standards as high as the National Football League's?

Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars to which a great part of that blame and that commendation is due which is given to the actions themselves.

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn as in doing it.

Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.

To have a great idea have a lot of them.

The American culture promotes personal responsibility, the dignity of work, the value of education, the merit of service, devotion to a purpose greater than self and, at the foundation, the pre-eminence of family.

What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.

The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

That business we started with 10 people has now grown into a great American success story.

Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.

Is there not some chosen curse some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven red with uncommon wrath to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!

It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who by their rivalry for greatness divided a whole age.

The Black skin is not a badge of shame but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.

If you doubt any of these great truths you are to suffer and grieve.

The greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison... Edison's first major invention in 1877 was the phonograph which could soon be found in thousands of American homes where it basically sat until 1923 when the record was invented.

Dave Barry

Only dedicated mothers can offer to the nation children who will strive for a great future for the country.

When a great many people are unable to find work unemployment results.

Calvin Coolidge

In life we shall find many men that are great and some that are good but very few men that are both great and good.

I think that it's a great step for us being that we didn't make the playoffs last year. We were able to bounce back. It's a step in the right direction. But it's not something that we're going to celebrate over.

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.

Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.

Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature and it has often been said by philosophers that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see.

See everything overlook a great deal correct a little.

Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world.

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.

It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching childlike and of the race of giants.

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.

Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Interest is the spur of the people but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth and judgment of age.

There is no greater evil than anarchy.

The great artist is a slave to his ideals.

The demon that you can swallow gives you it

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