Quotes: great

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  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.
  • J. C. Macaulay
    J. C. Macaulay
    American clergyman and author
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    It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
  • Aaron Neville
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    It's a 360-degree sound experience. Like you're in the middle of the band. A lot of people have the technology to play the format, so why not put it out there. It sounds great.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    Love is a great beautifier.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
  • 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.
  • L'Chiam
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    Our great men have written words of wisdom to be used when hardship must be faced. Life obliges us with hardship so the words of wisdom shouldn't go to waste.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
  • Hugh Blair
    Hugh Blair
    Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
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    The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.