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A good writer sees the world, not through his own eyes, but through his reader's mind.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
– James BeardRate it:
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
– Gerald R. FordRate it:
A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
– James RestonRate it:
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
– Otto von BismarckRate it:
A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.
– Barry GoldwaterRate it:
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
A government which is not liked by the artists is certainly a bad government, because artist sees very well what is behind the masks!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
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:

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