Quotes: great

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    ''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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    All the great speakers were bad speaker at first.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
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    Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
  • Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    A great fortune is a great slavery.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A great man is always willing to be little.
  • A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many
    people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
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    A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.