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A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.
We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years.
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
Orison Swett Marden
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar.
Many men and women in the world demonstrate great willpower and self-discipline in overcoming bad habits and the weaknesses of the flesh.
Ezra Taft Benson
Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude.
Progress, this great heresy of decay.
The great accomplishment of Jobs's life is how effectively he put his idiosyncrasies - his petulance, his narcissism, and his rudeness - in the service of perfection.
The great thing about celebrity culture is that they can't seem to stop themselves from displaying their ridiculous behaviour. I feel it's my job as a serious investigative journalist to witness all kinds of behaviour and then report back to the audience through the prism of my own anger and bitterness.
I'm sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control.
Margaret J. Wheatley
The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
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.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
What we can borrow from Ronald Reagan... is that great sense of optimism. He led by building on the strengths of America, not running America down.
Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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