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Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
– HerodotusRate it:
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
– Queen Victoria, in a letter to King Leopold of Belgium, April 4, 1848Rate it:
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
– Heinrich HeineRate it:
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
Great habits sharpen our thoughts and make us great.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Great ideas behave like the Sun. Even in the middle of nowhere, they find people and shine on them!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.
– C. D. JacksonRate it:
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
– Thomas Alva EdisonRate it:
Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.
– I ChingRate it:
Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.
– Thomas FullerRate it:
Great is truth, and all powerful.
– VulgateRate it:
Great man is still a great man even at the bottom of a well and a little man is still a little man even at the top of a mountain!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great master Lao Tzu says that ‘The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.’ Giving is indeed a very good source of happiness! One of the best treasures a man can give to someone is a good and sound idea; because birds can ascend into the sky only with wings, and men, only with good and sound ideas!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great men always pay deference to greater.
– Walter Savage LandorRate it:
Great men are not always idiots
– Karen Elizabeth GordonRate it:
Great men are not always wise.
– Biblical ProverbRate it:
Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary - they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be.
– Henri-Frederic AmielRate it:
Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary -- they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be.
– Henri-Frédéric AmielRate it:
Great men honour intelligence, little men honour stupidity.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great men of action ... never mind on occasion being ridiculous in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are. A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.
– Oswald MosleyRate it:
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aidthem to judge for themselves.
– William Ellery ChanningRate it:
Great minds discuss ideas Average minds discuss events Small minds discuss people.
– UnknownRate it:

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