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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832+8
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Wilferd Arlan Peterson
American author 1900-1995+7
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+6
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Irish writer 1854-1900+6
Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
William Arthur Ward
American writer and poet 1921-1994+5
Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939+5
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ''What does a woman want?''
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900+4
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680+4
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+4
By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little, you gain the great.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+4
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
Irish writer 1854-1900+3
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968+3
Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. you only need a heart full of grace. a soul generated by love.
Alexander the Great
Macedonian king 356BC-323BC+3
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881+3
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900+2
''To give style'' to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.