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A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
– PindarRate it:
A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - from Live Without Principle
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
A grand passion is the privelege of people who have nothing to do.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian GrayRate it:
A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
– George MooreRate it:
A great beauty is a muse for the mind, a great mind a muse for the soul.
– Simon GillespieRate it:
A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.
– AndrĂ© MauroisRate it:
A great chessplayer is not a great man, for he leaves the world as he found it.
– William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of HatingRate it:
A great city is not something that should be judged by our elders... We should learn from our mistakes, not look back on them, we should use the knowledge that we have to move forward....
– Christopher gordonRate it:
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
– AristotleRate it:
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
– Charles De GaulleRate it:
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
– Saul BellowRate it:
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
– Sydney SmithRate it:
A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.
– Jawaherlal NehruRate it:
A great flame follows a little spark.
– Dante AlighieriRate it:
A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune.
– Author UnknownRate it:
A great idea can change the world; but to change the universe, men need even much greater ideas!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A great leader fights with great adversity, suffers greatly, but courageously, and never forgets to help others and that is his ultimate duty.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A great leader never fears criticism and welcomes them with openness and love as if they are the beauty of the journey.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.
– Jules OrmontRate it:
A great majority of people have got really a good capacity and capability to forgive, but only and solely to own self and that too quite readily, rapidly, regularly and repeatedly
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A great man or woman is any man or woman who outperforms his or her counterparts in a particular field, sphere, dispensation or a given period of time i.e. extraordinariness or uncommonness is nothing but a sign of greatness. But, mind you nobody has ever become truly great by his or her own strenght, intelligence, wealth or hardwork. Yes! it takes only God's grace to achieve true greatness in anything in life (Psalms 75 : 6).
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues.
– Archibald CoxRate it:
A great many open minds should be closed for repairs.
– Toledo BladeRate it:
A great many people have come up to me and asked me how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated. My answer is 'Don't you wish you knew'
– Robert Charles BenchleyRate it:

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