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Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own.
The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
Madame de Stael
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.
Less than fifteen per cent of the people do any original thinking on any subject. The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
If we accept the notion that terrorists will have immunity because as they fire on civilians they hide behind civilians, then this tactic will be legitimized and the terrorists will have their greatest victory.
For me the greatest revenge of all is having a happy adulthood, waking up in my gorgeous turquoise bedroom in the morning beside a person who really inspires me. That's the best revenge a girl-loving girl from the Bible belt could possibly have. And, importantly, it's healthy.
One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Some people are the greatest people on Earth with good hearts and will get in the studio and make the most negative music in the world for the sake of success. That's what the music business does to you. That's what capitalism does to you.
I do stand up sometimes out of anger. Sometimes the greatest stuff comes from a dark place.
Meryl and Katharine Hepburn are probably the two greatest actresses of this and the last century.
I'm not only a fan of Apple products, I have stock in the company. I think Steve Jobs has started one of the greatest corporations in the world.
Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.
I have the greatest job in the world. Only one person can have it. You have shortstops on other teams - I'm not knocking other teams - but there's only one shortstop on the Yankees.
The greatest gift is the ability to forget - to forget the bad things and focus on the good.
One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public. And there it was coming true. As a television presenter, I'd been respected. People come up to you in the street and shake your hand and talk to you in a respectful way.
I think the greatest thing that we can do is take care of each other.
Actors, their greatest tool, their greatest resource is imagination. You can take things, power objects, you can recruit your dreams, you can access your memories and get there. So the idea is not to act but to just be.
Tell me I'm beautiful, it's nothing. Tell me I'm intellectual - I know it. Tell me I'm funny, and it's the greatest compliment in the world anyone could give me.
'Groundhog Day' was one of the greatest scripts ever written. It didn't even get nominated for an Academy Award.
E. Klimov's 'Come and See,' about partisans fighting the Germans in Byelorussia, is the greatest anti-war film ever made.
J. G. Ballard
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Time and tide wait for no man.
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