Quotes: grand

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
  • Vauvenargues
    Vauvenargues
    French philosopher 1715-1747
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    All grand thoughts come from the heart.
  • Ambition is the grand enemy of all peace.

    Source: The meaning of culture

  • Steven Weinberg
    Steven Weinberg
    American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics 1933-
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    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.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
  • J. Masefield
    J. Masefield
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    Death opens unknown doors. It is most grand to die!
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.
  • Gerald Early
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    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.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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    Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood.
  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
    American Poet, Journalist 1855-1919
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    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.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Happiness is never grand.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meandering, but leads none of us by the same route
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
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