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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Ambition is the grand enemy of all peace.Source: The meaning of culture
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
American statesman 1743-1826
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
French philosopher 1715-1747
All grand thoughts come from the heart.
American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics 1933-
An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy.
Art is an absolute mistress; she will not be coquetted with or slighted; she requires the most entire self-devotion, and she repays with grand triumphs.
Swedish tennis player 1956-
As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
Death opens unknown doors. It is most grand to die!
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
American essayist and American 1952-
Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.
Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
American Poet, Journalist 1855-1919
Give us that grand word ''woman'' once again, and let's have done with ''lady''; one's a term full of fine force, strong, beautiful, and firm, fit for the noblest use of tongue or pen; and one's a word for lackeys.
English writer 1894-1963
Happiness is never grand.
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