Found 177 quotes starting with GR:

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:
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
– Albert Einstein, quoted in New York Times, March 13, 1940Rate it:
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
– C. G. JungRate it:
Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them.
– Warren BennisRate it:
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
Great things are done by a seris of small things brought together.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
– Vincent van GoghRate it:
Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
– Jesse JacksonRate it:
Great thoughts always come from the heart.
– Luc de Clapiers, marquis de VauvenarguesRate it:
Great thoughts cannot remain silent. They are born to scream!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Great victories are always preceded by great tests.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
Great wisdom is generous petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
– Chuang-tzuRate it:
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
– Chuang-tzu, On Leveling All ThingsRate it:
Great wits are sure to madness near allied And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
– John DrydenRate it:
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
– James Henry Leigh HuntRate it:
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Great writing is a submission to a creative force that seems to use the writer as an instrument. The writer finds that the words stream out, almost as if someone else were producing them. Writing becomes a process of discovery.
– S. O'BrienRate it:
Greater cane does not make greater humans. (Une plus grande canne - N'agrandit l'homme.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Greater is our terror of the unknown.
– Titus LiviusRate it:
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
– JesusRate it:
Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his friends for his life.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.
– Nicolas Boileau-DespréauxRate it:

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