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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+2
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
American statesman 1743-18260
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
French philosopher 1715-17470
All grand thoughts come from the heart.
Ambition is the grand enemy of all peace.
Source: The meaning of culture
American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics 1933-0
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
American poet 1819-18920
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
Death opens unknown doors. It is most grand to die!
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-20070
Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.
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 1812-18700
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 1855-19190
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 1894-19630
Happiness is never grand.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-18320
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
President of the USA (2nd) 1735-18260
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.