Quotes: great

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  • 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
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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.
  • P. D. James
    P. D. James
    English crime writer 1920-2014
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    A man who lives with nature is used to violence and is companionable with death. There is more violence in an English hedgerow than in the meanest streets of a great city.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    A small leak can sink a great ship
  • A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Being is the great explainer.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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    Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.