Quotes: great

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  • Jack Nicklaus
    Jack Nicklaus
    American golf player 1940-
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    Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
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    Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don't practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us - and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (1995)
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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    From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
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    Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Great intellects are skeptical.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Great liars are also great magicians.
  • Vauvenargues
    Vauvenargues
    French philosopher 1715-1747
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    Great thoughts always come from the heart.
  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell
    British writer 1810-1865
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    He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
  • 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.