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Terms Of Service
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
I was sure that somewhere a grandiose carnival was going on in the sky, and I was missing it.
The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.
It never occurred to me that we would have as grandiose a program as the Marshall Plan, but I felt that we had to do something to save Europe from economic disaster which would encourage the Communist takeover.
W. Averell Harriman
Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense!
Comte de Lautreamont
Being an athlete helps me get those grandiose emotions of pleasure and pain that are involved in sports.
In my job, I am portrayed as a misfit, a grandiose high fashion lady or an unearthly creature. At home, it's important I can look in the mirror, strip away the disguise and be comfortable with who stares back.
Over the years, I think I've matured in my spiritual evolution and development to understand a bit more than the narrow religious thinking - to move beyond that through a sort of perfection of the grandiose nature of the universe, and how perfect it is it in its sense and how satisfied we should all be in our place in that.
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
I hated school. I travelled so much in my early years that I didn't understand the process. I felt suffocated - not like I was some grandiose artist; I just felt like an alien.
Today, in American imperialism, the commodity has reached its most grandiose historical manifestation.
C. L. R. James
I think I never had this grandiose dream of being any country music star. I just slowly progressed into that's what I'm doing.
I definitely wanted the second record to be a much more grandiose thing. I wanted to push myself and make a big statement.
Often the art in New York is related to the buildings, to grandiose things.
My identity has everything to do with me and my instrument. It doesn't have to do with what production style I use, or how many people played on it, whether it's sparse or grandiose or whatever. And I'm social, frankly.
I guess I don't have a grandiose view of the world in general, and I never believe it when someone else has a grandiose moment.
Although I adore the Italian High Renaissance, I'd rather look at Mannerism. The former is ordered, integrated, otherworldly, and grandiose; it leaves you feeling hungry for something flawed and of-the-flesh.
In time, we will have to recognise that it is not 'nature' that we need to protect, but ourselves, and we can only do this by abandoning the old, grandiose, profit-seeking schemes so beloved of our masters and learning to till the soil, live to scale, and live within our means.
For me, trying the NFL and trying this football thing, because of the home and what I went through in there, to me, it was no big deal. It was just another opportunity for me. I didn't see that bigger, grandiose picture of it, I just took it one day at a time, like how I took it in the group home.
It might sound dramatic and a little grandiose, but as a Latina, I would like to be someone that gives a voice to my culture.
When you try to do something bigger and more grandiose, a lot of times it's more apt to fall apart. It's a lot easier to lay down a bunch of singles than it is to get a home run.
Richard Nixon had a kind of Walter Mitty fantasy life. He was a man with a grandiose thoughts: dreams of not simply being president but maybe becoming one of the truly great presidents of American history.
Lyndon Johnson is not a comfortable model for President Obama to imitate. He is an all-but-forgotten president - pilloried for the failed war in Vietnam and criticized for grandiose reforms conservatives denounce as the epitome of federal social engineering that costs too much and does too little.
Not to be too grandiose about it, but in a way I see myself like Sir Edmund Hillary. The water was my Everest.
Lewis Gordon Pugh
My gift, if that's not too grandiose a term, is one for describing novels, biographies, and works of history in such a way that people want to read them.
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