We’ve collected the best Great Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Billy Graham, Vincent Van Gogh, Steve Jobs, Clarence Darrow, Winston Churchill. Use them as an inspiration.
I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face.
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
Never give in – never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
You’re never too old to start learning, and you’re never too young to aim high and achieve great things.
It’s a great feeling when your work is appreciated.
If we drive down the cost of transportation in space, we can do great things.
I’m not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with the church.
I remember the great atmosphere and the great stadium.
I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
And the American people are the greatest people in the world. What makes America the greatest nation in the world is the heart of the American people: hardworking, innovative, risk-taking, God- loving, family-oriented American people.
The United States is definitely ahead in culture of innovation. If someone wants to accomplish great things, there is no better place than the U.S.
When people push back on you and don’t think you can do it, and you struggle a little bit and wonder if they’re right, it drives you to be successful and to be a great player.
When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.
It always feels nice to be associated with a team you share a great bond with.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock.
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
The great hope for a quick and sweeping transition to renewable energy is wishful thinking.
Your ups and downs in sports, I think they are as normal as daily life: One day you wake up and feel great, the next day you wake up and feel maybe less great.
Every great architect is – necessarily – a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
Football is great because you always have another opportunity to change history.
Dinner is often a very celebratory environment, a very safe place, a time to reflect and let the day go and enjoy good food and good wine. It’s a very peaceful moment during the day. A great dinner can change your day around.
The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it’s so great, because for a little bit I’m out of my brain, and it’s got nothing to do with me. I’m not trying to figure it out, you know what I mean? And I wonder if I can somehow find a way to maintain that mind stillness.
The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations.
Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I love Australia; it was a really, really nice experience for me. It’s such a beautiful place. The people are beautiful – like, really beautiful – and they are beautiful in terms of their personalities. It’s a great place to be. It’s like you are in a little bit of a dream world.
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.
For a true writer, each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great. It was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can’t capture, and I found it fascinating.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am.
No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.
You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Mother Nature is the great equalizer. You can’t get away from it.
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
The great liability of the engineer compared to men of other professions is that his works are out in the open where all can see them. His acts, step by step, are in hard substance. He cannot bury his mistakes in the grave like the doctors. He cannot argue them into thin air or blame the judge like the lawyers.
I just think I’m blessed. I love the Lord Jesus Christ. I have a great grandmother that passed away at 104 and two grandparents that passed away at 97 and 95, and they never worried about protein. They just enjoyed life, and that’s what I’m doing.
Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Competition is great. And as long as it’s friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it’s cool.
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.
Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.
Power is the great aphrodisiac.
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
One of the great attractions of patriotism – it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what’s more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
For most of us, the great danger is not that we will renounce our faith. It is that we will become so distracted and rushed and preoccupied that we will settle for a mediocre version of it. We will just skim our lives instead of actually living them.
The idea behind fast food is great – people want convenience.
There are two great rules of life: never tell everything at once.
Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society… shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.
I discovered that no revival comes if we don’t preach the Word of God under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. If we only have the Great Commission and only the Holy Spirit, we have power without purpose, or purpose without power. It is a package deal, and that is what God honors.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
They missed a great opportunity to shut up.
Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.
Human need is really a great spiritual vacuum which God seeks to fill… With one hand in the hand of a fellow man in need and the other in the hand of Christ, He could get across the vacuum.
You have to study a great deal to know a little.
Time flies. Especially when you have a great time, when you’re winning and the team is playing great.
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Every day, my daddy told me the same thing. ‘Once a task is just begun, never leave it till it’s done. Be the labour great or small, do it well or not at all.’
I’m a great believer in geography being destiny.
The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise!
Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless. Have you found the intersection of your passion and the potential for world-shaping positive impact? If you don’t have a great idea of your own, there are plenty of great teams that need you – unknown startups and established teams in giant companies alike.
It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it’s great to be alive!
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Synergy is what happens when one plus one equals ten or a hundred or even a thousand! It’s the profound result when two or more respectful human beings determine to go beyond their preconceived ideas to meet a great challenge.
A great restaurant doesn’t distinguish itself by how few mistakes it makes but by how well they handle those mistakes.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
I think journalism is a great way to do public service, to have an impact on your community.
Great and good are seldom the same man.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?
Cooking is not difficult. Everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it. Even if you’re not a great chef, there’s nothing to stop you understanding the difference between what tastes good and what doesn’t.
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
There were some great clinicians in the 20th century – great men. Freud was a genius; Jung was a genius, Carl Rogers was a genius – there’s a half-dozen psychologists of the 1950s and humanists of the 1960s.
Great and glorious God, and Thou Lord Jesus, I pray you shed abroad your light in the darkness of my mind. Be found of me, Lord, so that in all things I may act only in accordance with Thy holy will.
Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it about what you put into it.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
The world is starving for new ideas and great leaders who will champion those ideas.
For me, it’s a great thing to tell people anything is possible. When I was 15, people told me ‘You’re not going to be a DJ.’
The great tragedy of science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.
Everyone, Republican or otherwise has their own particular part to play. No part is too great or too small, no one is too old or too young to do something.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
I am the herald of the Great King.
Today’s a beautiful day, and yesterday was a beautiful day, so that means it’s a great life.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.
What happened in the past that was painful has a great deal to do with what we are today, but revisiting this painful past can contribute little or nothing to what we need to do now.
Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan… believe… act!
God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.
It’s great to be a blonde. With low expectations it’s very easy to surprise people.
Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.
The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
Efficiency is a great secret that can drop us right into our ideal life path, but it is a hard one to practice and something that takes constant maintenance and work.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.
Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak. The playgrounds were bleak. But home was always warm. My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt ‘safe’ there.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves – there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Great industries are never made from single companies. There is room in space for a lot of winners.
Never was anything great achieved without danger.
It’s a great honour to be recognised and appreciated by your fellow colleagues.
I have great respect for the semicolon; it is a mighty handy little fellow.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Enthusiasm… the sustaining power of all great action.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Great companies are built on great products.
The change I want to see is a start-up environment where everyone, regardless of gender and background, feels welcome and safe; where sexual harassment or discrimination will not impede great talent from producing great impact.
Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.
I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution.
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
You have to come to your closed doors before you get to your open doors… What if you knew you had to go through 32 closed doors before you got to your open door? Well, then you’d come to closed door number eight and you’d think, ‘Great, I got another one out of the way’… Keep moving forward.
Globalization can be a great opportunity.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
The greatest generation was formed first by the Great Depression. They shared everything – meals, jobs, clothing.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
Whence come I and whither go I? That is the great unfathomable question, the same for every one of us. Science has no answer to it.
The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people.
Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak.
Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.
Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great.
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
There are great legends and great fighters in the history of Mexico, and there will be more to come.
I wish that the Indians believed me a god, for upon the report of an enemy‘s valor oftentimes depends the success of a battle, and false reports have many times done as great things as true courage and resolution.
To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place.
Great times, beautiful place, Boulder. In fact, that’s where I proposed to Jaye when I took her back there. In the parking lot of Baseline Liquors!
Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they’ve taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.
As a person, he was wonderful. He really was a great person. He was full of life. He had a great sense of humor. Very talented, of course, but very caring to his parents. There was a very endearing quality about Elvis.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
The great moral powers of the soul are faith, hope, and love.
The great epochs of our life are the occasions when we gain the courage to rebaptize our evil qualities as our best qualities.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
We grow small trying to be great.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
There are so many great things in life; why dwell on negativity?
God and I have a great relationship, but we both see other people.
The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.
The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.
I am among those who think that science has great beauty.
The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a few ragged huts, it is still the greatest city in the whole world.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
I am not going to Heaven because I have preached to great crowds or read the Bible many times. I’m going to Heaven just like the thief on the cross who said in that last moment: ‘Lord, remember me.’
The pen and the written word hold a great deal of power.
What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
Tradition is the great misleader because it’s too easy to follow what has already been done – even though you may think you’re giving it a kick. I was really trying to invent, instead of merely expressing myself.
You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you’re going to have a strong superstructure.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It’s like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart.
Education is not merely neglected in many of our schools today, but is replaced to a great extent by ideological indoctrination.
While on top of Everest, I looked across the valley towards the great peak Makalu and mentally worked out a route about how it could be climbed. It showed me that even though I was standing on top of the world, it wasn’t the end of everything. I was still looking beyond to other interesting challenges.
Great lives never go out; they go on.
Every great achievement is but a small peak in the mountain range of contributions.
All great achievements require time.
I do not want war. I am not seeking revenge, even though I can see before my eyes the great sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people. I am seeking peace and will achieve Ukraine‘s unity.
Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
A great man’s greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.
When you go to war as a boy, you have a great illusion of immortality. Other people get killed, not you… Then, when you are badly wounded the first time, you lose that illusion, and you know it can happen to you.
I have a great affection for Indian culture and music.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
The name, Seventh-day Adventist, is a standing rebuke to the Protestant world. Here is the line of distinction between the worshipers of God, and those who worship the beast, and receive his mark. The great conflict is between the commandments of God and the requirements of the beast.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities – brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
Doing voiceovers is so great because even though many people would think it’s just your voice, you really do use all your physicality. I’ve done everything from playing a butterfly to Alice in Wonderland when she’s 10 feet tall, so it allows you to be an actor and build new characters.
Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’
Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.
The system is that there is no system. That doesn’t mean we don’t have process. Apple is a very disciplined company, and we have great processes. But that’s not what it’s about. Process makes you more efficient.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
A feminist is a person who believes in the power of women just as much as they believe in the power of anyone else. It’s equality, it’s fairness, and I think it’s a great thing to be a part of.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
We are domesticated animals, revolving in a cage which we have built for ourselves – with its contentions, wranglings, its impossible political leaders, its gurus who exploit our self-conceit and their own with great refinement or rather crudely.
Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Courage is managing fear to accomplish what you want to accomplish. And it’s a great demonstration of love. It’s really what love is. It’s finding areas in which other people are more important than you.
Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it.
There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.
Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
Well, I have great respect for Senator Hirono.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.
It’s great to be here. It’s great to be anywhere.
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
There is nothing better than getting shot at and missed. It’s really great.
I think it’s difficult to say what exactly made me become a successful DJ. It depends on so many different things. If I were given an award, I would thank my family, friends, Tiesto and the great team behind me for all their support and hard work. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
I will remember this day for the rest of my life. There is nothing you can say. It’s just like you won the match after the earthquake and it just feels great.
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
I don’t feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
You don’t build a great castle just all at once.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
The workshop to me always means great atmosphere, working, smell of wood, dust and, at the end of the day, you’ve created something.
High school is what kind of grows you into the person you are. I have great memories, good and bad, some learning experiences and some that I’ll take with me the rest of my life.
Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.
A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.
I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I’m an incurable optimist, and I’m a great believer in never looking back. Life is too short, and new challenges are exciting.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
When leaders know how to lead great meetings, there’s less time wasted and less frustration. We have more energy to do the work that matters, realize our full potential, and do great things.
Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
Love is a great beautifier.
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier. Other than that, he’s a great military man, I want you to know that.
It is not, of course, complete yet – but some sentences were understood this afternoon… I feel that I have at last struck the solution of a great problem – and the day is coming when telegraph wires will be laid onto houses just like water or gas – and friends converse with each other without leaving home.
I’m surrounded by nothing but great people. I’ve been blessed with that, so really, I’ve got no choice but to be an all-around good person.
Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.
I have a great smile. A lot of people don’t know that.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation.
Vanity is great motivation, to be fair.
Most businesses think that product is the most important thing, but without great leadership, mission and a team that deliver results at a high level, even the best product won’t make a company successful.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
I feel like life is really short, and it’s important to enjoy yourself and embrace whatever comes your way, whether it’s a challenging day or a great day, just welcome it with open arms. No matter who you are, you can’t escape challenges; they are part of life.
No man was ever great by imitation.
We want an Afghanistan that is shaped by the dreams of the great Afghan people, not by irrational fears and overreaching ambitions of others.
The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn’t construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn’t revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.
AI will probably most likely lead to the end of the world, but in the meantime, there’ll be great companies.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Only when a man will not do some things is he capable of doing great things.
If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.
It’s great if the in-laws themselves put up boundaries. But if they won’t; it’s up to their grown kids to do it and enforce them.
It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
Fashion and music are two great artistic forms that can be molded by the youth culture – our taste and our passion for evolving things in our limited time on earth allows us to look at things with fresh eyes.
Boredom always precedes a period of great creativity.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that’s exactly what I did.
I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences.
Germany is a great nation only because its people have so much Polish blood in their veins.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?
Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
I have great genes. Thank you to my mom and dad for that one.
People see police officers and think they’re such bad people. We have some who can be some bad people. But we have some great ones out there, that are here to protect us.
It’s never too late to be great.
When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
There is strength in numbers, but organizing those numbers is one of the great challenges.
A great figure or physique is nice, but it’s self-confidence that makes someone really sexy.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
I have a great family, I live an amazing life.
I do like my breasts. They’re great, so much fun. You can do what you like with them.
One of the great cosmic laws, I think, is that whatever we hold in our thought will come true in our experience. When we hold something, anything, in our thought, then somehow coincidence leads us in the direction that we’ve been wishing to lead ourselves.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I want a real revolution, a real change in society: society, a great organic mass of well-regulated forces used for the bringing-about a happy life for all.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant’s revolving door.
Experience is a great teacher.
My scientific studies have afforded me great gratification; and I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work.
I don’t know of any great man who ever had a great son.
The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.
To me, there’s no great chef without a great team.
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.