Quotes and Sayings about Great

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.

James Russell Lowell

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.

Joseph Addison

Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.

Thomas Fuller

We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.

Matthew Modine

A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

Wentworth Miller

A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.

Jean Genet

He was as great as a man can be without morality.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I wear black skinny-fit jeans - I can't get away from them. It's funny because I wore baggy jeans for ages, then one day my friend convinced me to try on a skinny pair and I thought they were great.

Shaun White

To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.

Horace

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.

Pythagoras

Mistakes are part of the game. It's how well you recover from them, that's the mark of a great player.

Alice Cooper

One of the great questions of philosophy is, do we innately have morality, or do we get it from celestial dictation? A study of the Ten Commandments is a very good way of getting into and resolving that issue.

Christopher Hitchens

So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar.

Matthew Henry

Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.

Horace

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme to be sublimely great or to be nothing.

Shakti Gawain

The great thing about the United States and the historically magnetic effect it has had on a lot of people like me is its generosity, to put it simply.

Christopher Hitchens

I haven't had that one great love, which is good. I don't want that to be in the past - I want it to be in the future.

Taylor Swift

His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.

Peace Pilgrim

I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself is of great value, but to have someone else to point out your mistakes is a shortcut of the process.

Shelby Foote

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.

Henry A. Kissinger

I played a great horse yesterday! It took seven horses to beat him.

Henny Youngman

You know, be able to do something great in your life, you're gonna have to realize your failures. You're gonna have to embrace them and figure out how to overcome it.

Dave Chappelle

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.

Tim Duncan

They never fail who die in a great cause.

Lord Byron