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.
  • 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.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    Love is a great beautifier.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
  • 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.
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    A great fortune is a great slavery.
  • A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.