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I'm sorry that we have to have a Washington presence. We thrived during our first 16 years without any of this. I never made a political visit to Washington and we had no people here. It wasn't on our radar screen. We were just making great software.

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.

Eventually I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

Words when well chosen have so great a force in them that a description often gives us more lively ideas than the sight of things themselves

Because of a great love one is courageous.

The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo.

Prayer is mans greatest power!

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.

Little minds are interested in the extraordinary, great minds in the commonplace.

Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.

In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil which I have forsaken in my great discouragement and I will go on with my drawing.

A man is great by deeds not by birth.

Great hypocrite are the real atheists

Success has always been a great liar.

The Bee Gees who are brilliant I just love great music.

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.

One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure and so my reward in the work that precedes what the world calls success.

Thomas A. Edison

Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.

Whoever we play it's going to be tough because it's two great teams. We just have to make sure we do our homework and go out there and try to execute.

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn the bird waits in the egg and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.

James Allen

The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it.

Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom, and a great empire and little minds go ill together.

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

My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.

I do not say think as I think but think in my way. Fear no shadows least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy.

Thomas Huxley

In the United States I am a great success, but I am not a celebrity.

Tranquil pleasures last the longest, we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.

To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.

Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth, whilst on the surface of this world all things are weighed by the false scale of custom

People might not think that but the Republicans have all of the cards. And this is the time to get rid of Obamacare. This is the time to make the great deal.

Man of all the animals is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy.

Life inspires more dread than death - it is life which is the great unknown.

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.

Faith is the great cop-out the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of even perhaps because of the lack of evidence.

Richard Dawkins

To presume that either from wealth or from kith and kin you can derive mental peace is a great error. Such peace only comes from God.

Sai Baba

After great pain a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious like tombs.

Emily Dickinson

Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.

He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises either of virtue or mischief.

Poetry should be great and unobtrusive a thing which enters into one's soul and does not startle it or amaze it with itself but with its subject.

The old cathedrals are good but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.

Power is the great aphrodisiac.

Baldwin thought Europe was a bore and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest, the more strongly you cultivate this belief the more will reality and the world go forth from it.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great none so much needed now.

Well I wouldn't say that I was in the great class but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.

The great work must inevitably be obscure except to the very few to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.

Henry Miller

Life is very interesting... in the end some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.

We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power.

We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.

One has no great hopes from Birmingham. I always say there is something direful in the sound.

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.

It is the greatest shot of adrenaline to be doing what you have wanted to do so badly. You almost feel like you could fly without the plane.

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.

I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts of our forests of all our great wildernesses.

Nelson Mandela

The greatest fear man can have is the fear of losing GOD's Love.

Sai Baba

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.

I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them they'll run the other way.

Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues, capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.

Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.

Fishes live in the sea as men do a-land, the great ones eat up the little ones.

Men in great place are thrice servants - servants of the sovereign or state servants of fame and servants of business.

To be great is to be misunderstood.

Of all vices drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.

I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here to vote here and to live here.

My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.

No theory is good unless it permits not rest but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.

Andre Gide

The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?

If you haven't found it yet keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart you'll know when you find it. And like any great relationship it just gets better and better as the years roll on.

A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated enriched heart.

To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature "human" might be the greater insult.

Through our great good fortune in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse, it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

Bertrand Russell

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.

Eric Hoffer

No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.

I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature to make any man's virtues the means of deceiving him.

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.

Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils: for Time is the greatest innovator: and if Time of course alter things to the worse and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better what shall be the end?.

It always remains true that if we had been greater circumstance would have been less strong against us.

Produce great men the rest follows.

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost, without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires the birth and death of kings or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.

The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Tonight - to you the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support.

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.

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

This is the America that I love. This is a great people. We can do anything. We can achieve anything. We've got a government that has gotten in the way of the American people. We're going to change that in November.

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions, reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.

And what he greatly thought he nobly dared.

The greatest advances of civilization whether in architecture or painting in science and literature in industry or agriculture have never come from centralized government.

Milton Friedman

People think that if you look fairly reasonable you can't possibly act and as I only care about acting I think beauty can be a great handicap.

It would be a great reform in politics if wisdom could be made to spread as easily and rapidly as folly.

That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject.

George Santayana

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend as to find a friend worth dying for.

The great question that has never been answered and which I have not yet been able to answer despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul is 'What does a woman want?'

The Christian has greatly the advantage of the unbeliever having everything to gain and nothing to lose

The principles that made this nation a great and powerful leader of the world have not lost their meaning. They never will. We know we can bring this country back. I'm Mitt Romney. I believe in America. And I'm running for president of the United States.

Though they did not kiss, Yet still between his Darkness and his Brightness, There passed a mutual glance of great politeness.

Lord Byron

Endurance is the crowning quality And patience all the passion of great hearts.

James Russell Lowell

There is nothing Sir too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.

Samuel Johnson

The years like great black oxen tread the world and God the herdsman goads them on behind and I am broken by their passing feet.

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.

I just think that giving a child a chance and sharing what you have with a child is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself as well as a child.

The only greatness for man is immortality.

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Great souls suffer in silence.

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

Wouldn't it be great if we could look forward to a whole world in which no child will be left behind?

I think Ronald Reagan was one of the great presidents period not just recently. I thought he had the demeanor. I thought he had the bearing. I thought he had the thought process.

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply with greater vision with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people.

It does not take much strength to do things but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.

Our bodies are shaped to bear children and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.

Saint Augustine

We may seem great in an employment below our worth but we very often look little in one that is too big for us.

I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.

We're a diverse society and I think the TV is doing a great job in showing that we're all human beings that we can all get along that we can all be together and I think that's a marvelous thing.

It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.

Material possessions winning scores and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.

Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest.

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling but in rising again after you fall.

I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings, and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of.

Great dad. Yeah he would ask me for money on birthdays and you know inappropriate times. And I just wrote him off like 'You're not a father.' I just learned you cannot emotionally invest in people who are not attainable.

Drew Barrymore

It is impossible as impossible as to raise the dead to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman can never be recalled.

Consider that thou dost not even understand whether men are doing wrong or not for many things are done with a certain reference to circumstance. And in short a man must learn a great deal to enable him to pass a correct judgment on another man's acts.

God and Nature first made us what we are and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.

Marcus Garvey

The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.

Just hit my 75th birthday I'm feeling great!

Colin Powell

Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort.

I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.

There were times when I had great times with my brothers pillow fights and things but I was used to always cry from loneliness.

To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities - brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.

The greater intellect one has the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils, for time is the greatest innovator.

Death comes to all but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.

Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.

And your very flesh shall be a great poem.

We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society but upward to the Great Society.

I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

We just fell right in line with what we are supposed to do. Lamar is such a great facilitator he takes a load off of my shoulders. I can just focus on putting the ball in the basket and he becomes the facilitator for our team.

one of the fortuitous events one of the great pieces of luck in my life.

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart given surnames and Christian names and sent to walk the earth.

To all the cynics I'm sorry for you ... I'm sorry you can't believe in miracles. This is a great sporting event and hard work wins it.

Lance Armstrong

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.

Shawn Marion is a great defender but Lamar is a great player.

Of mankind in general the parts are greater than the whole

If you know how to read you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don't know how to read you don't know how to decide. That's the great thing about our country - we're a democracy of readers and we should keep it that way.

They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.

Of all virtues and dignities of the mind goodness is the greatest being the character of the Deity, and without it man is a busy mischievous wretched thing.

There's a great power in words if you don't hitch too many of them together.

I'm a little disappointed. I wouldn't say it was great. I wouldn't even say it was good.

Lance Armstrong

Precepts or maxims are of great weight, and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I find my greatest pleasure and so my reward in the work that precedes what the world calls success.

Thomas A. Edison

When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.

Man is only great when he acts from passion.

Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest, when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.

Friedrich Schiller

I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.

The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul.

Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole and not that of any one class.

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.

Samuel Johnson

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.

It's always been a great survival value for people to believe they belong to a superior tribe. That's just in human relationships.

No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.

Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.

Next to the Word of God the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.

Martin Luther

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life something greater than yourself.

Denis Waitley

A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.

Eric Hoffer

The greatest vicissitude of things amongst men is the vicissitude of sects and religions.

Francis Bacon

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.

People in tough times - it doesn't mean they don't have a great attitude.

Joel Osteen

It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.

Marcel Proust

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself, to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.

It's easier to say that I am a radical Atheist just to signal that I really mean it have thought about it a great deal and that it's an opinion I hold seriously.

On a level plain simple mounds look like hills, and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.

Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children.

Princess Diana

Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin this is the only sin, to say that you are weak or others are weak.

Never give in never give in never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

I think in a way I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.

A great thing can only be done by a great person, and they do it without effort.

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

We think the Mac will sell zillions but we didn't build the Mac for anybody else. We built it for ourselves. We were the group of people who were going to judge whether it was great or not. We weren't going to go out and do market research. We just wanted to build the best thing we could build.

There's a great joy in my giving. It's thrilling. It's exhilarating. It's important to be a part of sharing. It is my love. It is my joy.

W. Clement Stone

Prosperity is a great teacher, adversity a greater.

When however the lay public rallies round an idea that is denounced by distinguished but elderly scientists and supports that idea with great fervor and emotion - the distinguished but elderly scientists are then after all probably right

Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.

He had a great game. He did exactly what they brought him here for. He made timely baskets. Gary's been a heck of a defender his entire career. He actually taught me how to play defense. I wasn't surprised at all.

I believe we can continue the Great Society while we fight in Vietnam.

Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.

Base souls have no faith in great individuals.

What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.

Learning is its own exceeding great reward.

William Hazlitt

Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.

Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society it is a good thing if you possess great talent to give early in your youth a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that be a snob.

Salvador Dali

I suppose in a way this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters I've done wearing it. When the time comes it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American and a soldier?

Douglas MacArthur

No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter he can only be a builder.

Nobody I think ought to read poetry or look at pictures or statues who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.

Forgive O Lord my little jokes on Thee and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.

Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

I care about our young people and I wish them great success because they are our Hope for the Future and some day when my generation retires they will have to pay us trillions of dollars in social security

No greater thing is created suddenly any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom then bear fruit then ripen.

Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most real blessings or misfortunes

There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

In America the race goes to the loud the solemn the hustler. If you think you're a great writer you must say that you are.

Offer all bitterness in the sacred Fire and emerge grand great and godly.

The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.

Albert Einstein

Great men unknown to their generation have their fame among the great who have preceded them and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.

It's a great country where anybody can grow up to be president... except me.

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

Hubris is one of the great renewable resources.

Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster a great brutish idiot that goes where prodded.

There may be a great fire in our hearts yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Greatly begin. Though thou have time but for a line be that sublime. Not failure but low aim is crime.

James Russell Lowell

Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.

John W. Gardner

Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow it loses today.

In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.

No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached even death.

No great thing is created suddenly.

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.

There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord but few of us are willing to do little things.

The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success and there is no other.

The great majority of men especially in France both desire and possess a fashionable woman much in the way one might own a fine horse - as a luxury befitting a young man.

I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic.

It's been quite a roller coaster ride but I've grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people's lives... for that I give thanks.

There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.

The man who throws a bomb is an artist because he prefers a great moment to everything.

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

I've got a great cigar collection - it's actually not a collection because that would imply I wasn't going to smoke every last one of 'em.

Every year August lashes out in volcanic fury, rising with the din of morning traffic, its great metallic wings smashing against the ground, heating the air with ever-increasing intensity.

The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.

Albert Schweitzer

Life in abundance comes only through great love.

Great things are not done by impulse but by a series of small things brought together.

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.

People with great gifts are easy to find but symmetrical and balanced ones never.

If pleasures are greatest in anticipation just remember that this is also true of trouble.

Nothing is so contagious as example, and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The sea the great unifier is man's only hope. Now as never before the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.

In any great organization it is far far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

I've always believed in God. I also think that's the sort of thing that either comes as part of the equipment the capacity to believe or at some point in your life when you're in a position where you actually need help from a power greater than yourself you simply make an agreement.

Stephen King

A lot of companies have chosen to downsize and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers they would continue to open their wallets.

Without doubt machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers.

Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things but only what is just whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.


When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.

Princess Diana

Tonight we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers or the power of our military or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.

I was a great student at a great school Wharton School of Finance.

However great a man's natural talent may be the act of writing cannot be learned all at once.

I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.

I have a great respect for incremental improvement and I've done that sort of thing in my life but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed.

Steve Jobs

The America we all know has been a story of the many becoming one, uniting to preserve liberty, uniting to build the greatest economy in the world, uniting to save the world from unspeakable darkness.

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood and appreciated; but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

When small men attempt great enterprises they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality and with greater ease when each man works at a single occupation in accordance with his natural gifts and at the right moment without meddling with anything else.


Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.

There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man let us have the great thing.

The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.

The newspapers have a great role to play, but they are content to cater to the vulgar tastes and become waste papers soon.

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.

Lewis Carroll

For there is no defense for a man who in the excess of his wealth has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.

I'm playing against great players playing against the best in the world. The competition - that's what I've always wanted.

Marriage is a great institution but I'm not ready for an institution.

With no matter what human being taken individually I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him, either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great or on the contrary too precious to be destroyed.

Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.

Our faith is faith in someone else's faith and in the greatest matters this is most the case.

William James

Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.

Calvin Coolidge

His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.

Anoint v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.

Luther was guilty of two great crimes - he struck the Pope in his crown and the monks in their belly.

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth great return great satisfaction great reputation and great joy.

He is the greatest artist who has embodied in the sum of his works the greatest number of the greatest ideas.

John Ruskin

People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.

If proud Americans can be who they are and boldly stand at the altar with who they love then surely surely we can give everyone in this country a fair chance at that great American Dream.

Michelle Obama

What is needed today is that we should lead a life of good quality. The fostering of sterling character and good conduct is the need of the world. Once we have greater numbers of such people of good quality the country and the world will become prosperous and peaceful.

Ants are the dominant insects of the world and they've had a great impact on habitats almost all over the land surface of the world for more than 50-million years.

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate you are sure to wake up somebody.

It's Phil and the system -- absolutely ... It feels great it's a beautiful system. When everything's clicking it's a beautiful thing to watch.

The good of the people is the greatest law.

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