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British philosophical writer 1864-1912
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
J. C. Macaulay
American clergyman and author
It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
St. John Chrysostom
Early Church Father and archbishop 347-407
Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead.
American statesman 1743-1826
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Italian author, playwright, poet, satirist
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-1936
The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
We take greater pains to persuade others we are happy than in trying to think so ourselves.
American president 1856-1924
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
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