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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 Amiel
Great men honour intelligence, little men honour stupidity.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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 Mosley
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 Channing
Great minds discuss ideas Average minds discuss events Small minds discuss people.
– Unknown
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes.
– Washington Irving
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
– Washington Irving
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
– Washington Irving
Great minds think alike, and fools seldom differ.
– Anonymous
Great minds think alike.
– Anonymous
Great minds think independently, not alike.
– Unknown
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 Ruskin
Great necessities call forth great leaders.
– Abigail Adams
Great necessities call out great virtues.
– Abigail Adams
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.
– Sally Koch
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 ildan
Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.
– Mark Twain
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
– Fran Lebowitz
Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off.
– Emil Cioran
Great photos of the great moments always give us a great joy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Great poets are great copy editors.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're still-born.
– Saki
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 Noonan

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