Quotes: great

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
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    A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror - and they last longer.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
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    A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.
  • Kenneth Tynan
    Kenneth Tynan
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    A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    A good engineering interview will include some set of difficult problems to solve. It might even require that the candidate write a short program. In addition, it will test the candidate's knowledge of the tools she uses in great depth.
  • Bo Bennett
    Bo Bennett
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    A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
  • Alva Myrdal
    Alva Myrdal
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    A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.
  • Earl Nightingale
    Earl Nightingale
    American radio speaker and author 1921-1989
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    A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
  • William Styron
    William Styron
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    A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it.
  • Bob Gibson
    Bob Gibson
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    A great catch is like watching girls go by the last one you see is always the prettiest.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
    Walt Whitman
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    A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.