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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.
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Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
– Eleanor RooseveltRate it:
Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
Great minds think alike, and fools seldom differ.
– AnonymousRate it:
Great minds think alike.
– AnonymousRate it:
Great minds think independently, not alike.
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Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts--the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
– John RuskinRate it:
Great necessities call forth great leaders.
– Abigail AdamsRate it:
Great necessities call out great virtues.
– Abigail AdamsRate it:
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.
– Sally KochRate it:
Great passions may either bring great victories or great sorrows! In both cases, it is always a great privilege to have great passions!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
– Fran LebowitzRate it:
Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off.
– Emil CioranRate it:
Great photos of the great moments always give us a great joy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great poets are great copy editors.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're still-born.
– SakiRate it:
Great speeches have always had great soundbites. The problem now is that the young technicians who put together speeches are paying attention only to the soundbite, not to the text as a whole, not realizing that all great soundbites happen by accident, which is to say, all great soundbites are yielded up inevitably, as part of the natural expression of the text. They are part of the tapestry, they aren't a little flower somebody sewed on.
– Peggy NoonanRate it:

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