Top 414 Great Quotes

In this post, you will find great Great Quotes from famous people, such as Orison Swett Marden, Elbert Hubbard, Oprah Winfrey, Hussein of Jordan, Terry Bradshaw. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great,

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.
All great empires die from within.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
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.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
It’s never too late to be great.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences.
The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise!
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man, and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.
Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.
Howard Thurman
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
Carl von Clausewitz
To be great is to be misunderstood.
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
To be a liar, you’ve got to have a great memory, and I don’t have a memory.
Ozzy Osbourne
It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber.
Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.
Carrie Snow
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
If the great American people will only keep their temper, on both sides of the line, the troubles will come to an end, and the question which now distracts the country will be settled just as surely as all other difficulties of like character which have originated in this government have been adjusted.
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!
Great journalism will always attract readers. The words, pictures and graphics that are the stuff of journalism have to be brilliantly packaged; they must feed the mind and move the heart.
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.
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fishtoo much handling will spoil it.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gra

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
The great epochs of our life are the occasions when we gain the courage to rebaptize our evil qualities as our best qualities.
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.’
I do what I do. You like it, great. You don’t, go listen to somebody else. I’m stickin’ with the people who stuck with me.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
The great tragedy of science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
I can do small things in a great way.
James Freeman Clarke
A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, ‘Boy, those were great old days.’ Well, you know, we’re living in the good old days.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
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.
Great companies start because the founders want to change the world… not make a fast buck.
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.
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.
Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
An animal‘s eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Martin Buber
For great is truth, and shall prevail.
Thomas Brooks
Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.
I met Pierre Curie for the first time in the spring of the year 1894… A Polish physicist whom I knew, and who was a great admirer of Pierre Curie, one day invited us together to spend the evening with himself and his wife.
Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
Great loves too must be endured.
I am among those who think that science has great beauty.
Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Grea

Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step.
Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
To me, there’s no great chef without a great team.
A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.
The idea behind fast food is great – people want convenience.
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.
The workshop to me always means great atmosphere, working, smell of wood, dust and, at the end of the day, you’ve created something.
People who become ‘elite‘ at what they do aren’t striving to be ‘elite’ just to join some special club. They take great joy and satisfaction in the pursuit of mastery, and they compete against themselves, not others.
Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it about what you put into it.
Jimmy Dean
All great chefs have two things in common. First, they respect nature as the true artist, and they are just cooks. Second, everything that they do is an extension of them as a person.
The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
Horace Mann
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
Danny Kaye
Great political leaders risk unpopularity, patiently explain their case and confront prejudice, bigotry and vested interests.
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can’t do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I’m going to do something, I go all the way.
An out-and-out fast bowler is one of the great sights in cricket.
Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
Michel De Certeau
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.
Every great story seems to begin with a snake.
I’m never bored, never ever bored. If I’ve got a day off I’ll sit in a cafe and watch and observe. I’m a great observer.
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.
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
Beau Bridges
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.
Ariel Durant
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
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.
Prince is from the school of James Brown, and I love James Brown because of all the great rhythms he plays.
Miles Davis
We want an Afghanistan that is shaped by the dreams of the great Afghan people, not by irrational fears and overreaching ambitions of others.
Cartoons make kids happy, and that’s a great feeling.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Every great political campaign rewrites the rules; devising a new way to win is what gives campaigns a comparative advantage against their foes.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
Rice is great if you’re really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something.
When you play in a great club like Real Madrid, it’s hard to stay here.
Karim Benzema
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.
A. E. Housman
Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society… shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
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.
A great tailor is like a great personal trainer – they tailor that suit to your natural physique.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
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.
What makes a leader great is not the fact that she (or he) has all the answers, but the ability to inspire and empower us to find the answers.
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.
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.
I’ve gotten to travel all over the world and meet all kinds of people and do all kinds of great things, so it’s, like, surreal. It just lets you know how time flies, especially when you’re having fun. It seems like time keeps going by faster as I get older.
Nothing beats a great smile.
Karl Urban
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new au

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey
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.
Ashley Bell
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
My wardrobe reflects my long-standing belief that great style lives in the details.
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
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.
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
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.
In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappinessotherwise how would you know when you’re happy?
Leslie Caron
The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle.
Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
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.
Alexander the Great
There is strength in numbers, but organizing those numbers is one of the great challenges.
Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.
Carl von Clausewitz
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
It is rather for us here dedicated to the great task remaining before us, that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
Great art – or good art – is when you look at it, experience it and it stays in your mind. I don’t think conceptual art and traditional art are all that different.
The great lesson my mother and father gave me was almost invisible. It was a strong sense of being rooted.
A great accomplishment shouldn’t be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
I consider myself extremely lucky to have worked with so many great collaborators in my lifetime.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Germany is a great nation only because its people have so much Polish blood in their veins.
It’s great to be a blonde. With low expectations it’s very easy to surprise people.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some h

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Daniel J. Boorstin
I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.
First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory.
Francis Drake
Life should be great rather than long.
Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed.
Mary Gordon
Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
Working with great people makes you great; you learn a lot and it also gives you the experience and confidence to move on with your own career.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
Crazy-busy’ is a great armor, it’s a great way for numbing. What a lot of us do is that we stay so busy, and so out in front of our life, that the truth of how we’re feeling and what we really need can’t catch up with us.
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 is a great thing to be a child of God, and joint-heir with Jesus Christ. If this is your privilege, you will know the fellowship of Christ’s sufferings.
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
Queen Victoria
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Roger de Rabutin
Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.
Pindar
Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
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.
No crime is so great as daring to excel.
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.
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.
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.
Food is the great connector, and laughs are the cement. If we go out to eat and have a nice meal, that’s one thing. If we can share a laugh, now we’re friends.
Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportuniti

Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportunities; do the best you can where you are. Open your petals of power and beauty and fling out the fragrance of your life in the place that has been assigned to you.
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.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Ernest Dimnet
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.
Pablo Casals
There is no force in the world that can block the powerful march of our army and people, who are holding high the banner of the suns of great Comrade Kim Il Sung and great Comrade Kim Jong Il and continuing to advance under the leadership of the party and with strong faith in sure victory.
I tell you, gospel music is very uplifting. It’s great. It’s just a lot of fun to write, and it’s wonderful for the heart, soul, mind, and spirit. It’s just great.
I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.
Life seeks life and loves life. The opening of a catkin of a willow, in the flight of the butterfly, in the chirping of a tree-toad or the sweep of an eaglemy life loves to see how others live, exults in their joy, and so far is partner in their great concern.
A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.
Catherine the Great
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
A great restaurant doesn’t distinguish itself by how few mistakes it makes but by how well they handle those mistakes.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
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.
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
Praised be You, my Lord, with all Your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, Who is the day through whom You give us light. And he is beautiful and radiant with great splendour; of You, Most High, he bears the likeness.
France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they’ve forgotten all about it. I’m afraid that the American culture is a disaster.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
Americans are the great Satan, the wounded snake.
Ruhollah Khomeini
Silence is a source of great strength.
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.
Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.
We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night‘s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.
Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
A great figure or physique is nice, but it’s self-confidence that makes someone really sexy.
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
Georg Fabricius
The three great elemental sounds in nature are the soun

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
Henry Beston
Great necessities call out great virtues.
Abigail Adams
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.
There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan… believe… act!
Alfred A. Montapert
Education is not merely neglected in many of our schools today, but is replaced to a great extent by ideological indoctrination.
I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Behind every great athlete is a masterful coach that inspires the athlete to evolve into the strongest performer they can become.
We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
Always make the choice to learn. What Princeton taught me was whatever mess you are studying, pull a thread with great persistence ’til you have clarity of thought. Princeton taught me how to solve a problem. How to think – that’s what we pull out of this place.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they’ve taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
I go to assume a task more difficult than that which devolved upon Washington. Unless the great God, who assisted him, shall be with me and aid me, I must fail; but if the same omniscient mind and almighty arm that directed and protected him shall guide and support me, I shall not fail – I shall succeed.
No man was ever great by imitation.
Vanity is great motivation, to be fair.
Mother Nature is the great equalizer. You can’t get away from it.
Christopher Heyerdahl
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.
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
To survive and even thrive in a changing world, nature offers another great lesson: the survivors are those who at the least adapt to change, or even better learn to benefit from change and grow intellectually and personally. That means careful listening and constant learning.
Great and good are seldom the same man.
In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.
The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.
Music is a really great creative tool for me, for different roles.
A great business at a fair price is superior to a fair business at a great price.
There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.
Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.
The city is like a great house, and the house in its turn a small city.
Leon Battista Alberti
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.
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.
Bobby Sands
The one question I would have for Donald Trump is inspired by his ‘Make America Great Again’ cap. I would ask him, ‘When was America great? When did America not have an economic depression or a war?’
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.
There are great legends and great fighters in the history of Mexico, and there will be more to come.
There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.
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.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others.
For everything bad, there’s a million really exciting things, whether it’s someone puts out a really great book, there’s a new movie, there’s a new detective, the sky is unbelievably golden, or you have the best cup of coffee you ever had in your life.
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.
To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.
Leonard Bernstein
People always tell you, ‘Be humble. Be humble.’ When was the last time someone told you to be amazing? Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome!
I know that I’m not the easiest person to live with. The challenge I put on myself is so great that the person I live with feels himself challenged. I bring a lot to bear, and I don’t know how not to.
Marriage and family are ordained of God. The family is the most important social unit in time and in eternity. Under God’s great plan of happiness, families can be sealed in temples and be prepared to return to dwell in His holy presence forever. That is eternal life!
Spending time outdoors makes you feel great.
The past is a great place and I don’t want to erase it or to regret it, but I don’t want to be its prisoner either.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
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.
Great things are won by great dangers.
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.
My message, especially to young people is to have coura

My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.
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.
I believe in giving more than 100% on the field, and I don’t really worry about the result if there’s great commitment on the field. That’s victory for me.
Failure is nature’s plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
It’s always great to see old friends, especially those I have not been able to see in 15 months.
Nostalgia is one thing. It’s great to go and play the old songs. People know them and appreciate them. You got to give them what they want to hear.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Demosthenes
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
The great earthquake shall be in the month of May; Saturn, Capricorn, Jupiter, Mercury in Taurus; Venus, also Cancer, Mars in zero.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
It only serves to show what sort of person a man must be who can’t even get testimonials. No, no; if a man brings references, it proves nothing; but if he can’t, it proves a great deal.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
The great dialectic in our time is not, as anciently and by some still supposed, between capital and labor; it is between economic enterprise and the state.
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?
Anything created by human beings is already in the great book of nature.
Antoni Gaudi
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
The great thing about social media was how it gave a voice to voiceless people.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life.
Jean Ingelow
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
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.
Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.
Tom Hopkins
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the Ame

I see great things in baseball. It’s our game – the American game.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
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.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
I tell a student that the most important class you can take is technique. A great chef is first a great technician. ‘If you are a jeweler, or a surgeon or a cook, you have to know the trade in your hand. You have to learn the process. You learn it through endless repetition until it belongs to you.
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.
Florence Scovel Shinn
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
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.
I woke up and realized life is great and people are awesome and life is worth living.
God’s love is too great to be confined to any one side of a conflict or to any one religion.
You have the ability to choose which way you want to go. You have to believe great things are going to happen in your life. Do everything you can – prepare, pray and achieve – to make it happen.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
Whether it is a tsunami, or whether it is a hurricane, whether it’s an earthquake – when we see these great fatal and natural acts, men and women of every ethnic persuasion come together and they just want to help.
Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at my self and say, ‘Calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax.’
Tristan Wilds
All great artists draw from the same resource: the human heart, which tells us that we are all more alike than we are unalike.
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.
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
Charles de Saint-√Čvremond
Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
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.
On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people.
Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.
Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.
My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.
The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I’ll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it.
We all have a dark side. Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There’s a reason why. It carries a great deal of energy.
Human beings are capable of great good, but also of the

Human beings are capable of great good, but also of the basest evil.
There is nothing better than getting shot at and missed. It’s really great.
It’s great to have atmosphere at the stadium, but football is all about the players.
Isco
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
I look forward to a great future for America – a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
That’s the great thing about a tractor. You can’t really hear the phone ring.
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.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that’s exactly what I did.
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
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.
Great souls suffer in silence.
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.
Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
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.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
When you get to know a lot of people, you make a great discovery. You find that no one group has a monopoly on looks, brains, goodness or anything else. It takes all the people – black and white, Catholic, Jewish and Protestant, recent immigrants and Mayflower descendants – to make up America.
I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.
Yousuf Karsh
I’m so lucky to have such a great family. I respect them so much professionally, and they’ve been unconditionally supportive in the choices that I’ve made. It’s been very good having them on my side.
Jack Huston
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
A man must live like a great brilliant flame and burn as brightly as he can. In the end he burns out. But this is far better than a mean little flame.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!
Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.
One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to st

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
I think bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are great ideas. They should be allowed to be traded freely and used freely to find their appropriate role in the economy.
I am the herald of the Great King.
I’ve usually used the phrase ‘stay the course’ as one of the great rules of investment success.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Always in life bad times will lead to great times.
Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
I remember the great atmosphere and the great stadium.
Carl Zeiss
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Near the gates and within two cities there will be scourges the like of which was never seen: famine within plague, people put out by steel, crying to the great immortal God for relief.
A visit to Marrakesh was a great shock to me. This city taught me color.
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
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.
I have great respect for the semicolon; it is a mighty handy little fellow.
Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
Henry Van Dyke
It’s great to be here. It’s great to be anywhere.
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.
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.
It doesn’t matter what age you are. You can look sexy and feel great, and that doesn’t have to be a gift only for the young. It can be a gift for any age, even the old, whatever that is nowadays.
If you want to be a great leader, remember to treat all people with respect at all times. For one, because you never know when you’ll need their help. And two, because it’s a sign you respect people, which all great leaders do.
I like cats a lot. I’ve always liked cats. They’re great company. When they eat, they always leave a little bit at the bottom of the bowl. A dog will polish the bowl, but a cat always leaves a little bit. It’s like an offering.
Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother’s womb a fanatic heart.
But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
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.
To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.
John Buchan
A great chef is an artist that I truly respect.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his

I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
It has been great journey from where I have started to where I am today. I am really blessed with God’s grace.
Social media, unfortunately, just makes it a lot easier to be jealous. It sets up false expectations of reality, so it’s really easy to look at someone else’s life online and assume that they have everything going great for them and that their life is perfect.
People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it.
William Styron
Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one’s children just because they are one’s children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.