555 Greatest Quotes About Great
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
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.
Vincent Van Gogh
The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion.
It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing.
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.
Music is a great energizer. It's a language everybody knows.
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.
Vincent Van Gogh
It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.
There's just no great rock albums anymore. There's a lot of rock music out there, but it's very bland and disposable.
According to 'M' theory, ours is not the only universe. Instead, 'M' theory predicts that a great many universes were created out of nothing.
I was a great student. I was good at everything.
I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Great companies are built on great products.
My two great heroes are W. B. Yeats and Federico García Lorca.
You have to study a great deal to know a little.
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 Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
This life is full of great experiences if we only give it a shot.
Jay Z wasn't great when 2pac and Biggie was alive.
The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.
No great thing is created suddenly.
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
One of the great needs of Negro children is to have books about themselves and their lives that can help them be proud.
We are a sum total of what we have learned from all who have taught us, both great and small.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great.
Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
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.
There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure, when writing, since my first books were so successful.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few.
Wouldn't it be great if we could look forward to a whole world in which no child will be left behind?
I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Even though I write about the human race, the further away from them, the better I feel. Two miles is great; two thousand miles is beautiful.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
John F. Kennedy