Greater Quotes

Evil is Evil. Lesser, greater, middling… Makes no difference. The d...

Evil is Evil. Lesser, greater, middling… Makes no difference. The degree is arbitary. The definition’s blurred. If I’m to choose between one evil and another… I’d rather not choose at all. ~ Andrzej Sapkowski
📅︎ Feb 24
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There is no greater shame...

There is no greater shame than asking, and no greater pride than giving - Anonymous
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The major reason for setting a goal is for what it ma...

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get. Jim Rohn
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"Kindness somet...

"Kindness sometimes leads to even greater tragedy."
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“A man’s worth is no...

“A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.” —Marcus Aurelius
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“Believe in yourself and all that you are. K...

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” — Christian D. Larson
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The greater amount of truth is impuls...

The greater amount of truth is impulsively uttered; thus the greater amount is spoken, not written. ...Edgar Allan Poe
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i was giving him a chance to put...

i was giving him a chance to put two and two together and come up with an answer greater than infinity
📅︎ Feb 27
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If you love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animati...

If you love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our country men.
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The greater yo...

The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow
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"The capacity of human beings to bore o...

"The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal." — H. L. Mencken
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"The smaller the...

"The smaller the mind the greater the conceit." — Aesop
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“Many times, the thought of f...

“Many times, the thought of fear itself is greater than what it is we fear” ~ Idowu Koyenikan
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Evil is evil. Lesser, greater, middling… it’s all the...

Evil is evil. Lesser, greater, middling… it’s all the same. If I have to choose between one evil and another, then I prefer not to choose at all. - GERALT ,THE WITCHER
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“The purpose of life is to b...

“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
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"All of us learn to write in t...

"All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things." — Bobby Knight
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The greater part of human pain is unnece...

The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life. - Eckhart Tolle
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"What greater gift...

"What greater gift than the love of a cat" - Charles Dickens
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"Nothing will bring you gre...

"Nothing will bring you greater peace than minding your own business." — Unknown Author
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"Great is the art of begi...

"Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending. " -Lazurus Long
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There is no greater agony...

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you- Maya Angelou
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“One way to keep momentum ...

“One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.” — Michael Korda
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“A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it ...

“A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke." - Soren Kierkegaard
📅︎ May 06
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There is no greater sorrow tha...

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. Dante Alighieri
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“I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company...

“I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” ― Henry David Thoreau
📅︎ Jul 07
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"There is no greater importance in all the world lik...

"There is no greater importance in all the world like knowing you are right and that the wave of the world is wrong, yet the wave crashes upon you." — Norman Mailer
📅︎ Jun 28
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Do you know that the total weight of a...

Do you know that the total weight of all the ants on Earth is greater than total weight of all the humans on the planet.
📅︎ Oct 14
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“Creative people probably do run a greater risk of alcoholism a...

“Creative people probably do run a greater risk of alcoholism and addiction than those in other jobs, but so what? We all look pretty much the same when we’re puking in the gutter.” - Stephen King
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“Change only happens when th...

“Change only happens when the pain of staying the same, is greater than the pain of change”
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A setback has often cleared the way for g...

A setback has often cleared the way for greater prosperity. Many things have fallen only to rise to more exalted heights. - Seneca
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"Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compl...

"Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity than they really are." — Henry Fielding
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“Revenge is never about the greater...

“Revenge is never about the greater good. It's a visceral need that has to be satisfied or the strong lose focus”
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Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very ba...

Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and so there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon.
📅︎ Jul 17
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To be trusted is...

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a g...

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.- Charles Spurgeon
📅︎ Jun 12
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"The greater the diffi...

"The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it" - Epicurus
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"The smaller the...

"The smaller the mind the greater the conceit." — Aesop
📅︎ Jul 05
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Our intelligence helps us regulate our emotions. Fear, for example, is based on mist...

Our intelligence helps us regulate our emotions. Fear, for example, is based on mistrust and a lack of self-confidence. If, on the other hand, we remain honest and truthful, open and tolerant, we will have greater self-confidence and overcome fear. Dalai Lama
📅︎ Jun 08
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Some day we will find what we are loo...

Some day we will find what we are looking for—or maybe not—maybe we’ll find something much greater than that. —Unknown
📅︎ Jun 29
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The Greater grief comes from the conseque...

The Greater grief comes from the consequent anger and pain, rather than the original causes of our anger and pain - Marcus Aurelius
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"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setti...

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." - Michaelangelo
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“Nobody made a greater mistake than h...

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” - attributed to Edmund Burke
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"By 2005 or so, it will become clear that the...

"By 2005 or so, it will become clear that the internet's impact on the economy has been no greater than the fax machine's"--Paul Krugman (1998)
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"There may be no greater sense of fulfillment in life than the s...

"There may be no greater sense of fulfillment in life than the simultaneous feelings of human interconnection and pure freedom that arise from an authentic act of selfless generosity." —Dale S. Wright
📅︎ Apr 22
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“There is meaning and value in suffering. ...

“There is meaning and value in suffering. Challenges help you to become something greater than you might have been.” (~Viktor Frankl)
📅︎ May 08
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"Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a g...

"Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom." - Charles Spurgeon
📅︎ Dec 05
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"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was spr...

"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was spreading a catchy quote denying all tricks greater than the one about faking nonexistence." -- Steven Kaas
📅︎ Apr 22
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Imagination is gre...

Imagination is greater than public education - Fame or Juliet
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"Effort makes some great men famous....

"Effort makes some great men famous. Even greater effort enables other great men to remain unknown." - Idries Shah
📅︎ May 01
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"One can have no smaller or...

"One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself" - Leonardo Da Vinci
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"Laws control the lesser m...

"Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one." - Mark Twain
📅︎ Mar 09
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"What makes us human are those traits we would never imbue ma...

"What makes us human are those traits we would never imbue machines meant to do things better than us with. Being human ultimately means being flawed for a greater purpose" - Rudolf P Belmar
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"That desire to identify yourse...

"That desire to identify yourself with something greater is the desire for power." - J. Krishnamurti
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“There is no greater sorrow tha...

“There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.” - Dante Alighieri
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It takes a great man to give soun...

It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously. J.C. Macaulay
📅︎ Mar 16
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"Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quick...

"Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born." - Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Grand Inquisitor
📅︎ Mar 16
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"People go to far greater length...

"People go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire." - Dan Brown.
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"Love is like a surprise box;we're happy to se...

"Love is like a surprise box;we're happy to see the box,but the surprise is greater when we find inside what we didn't expect" (William Ventura)
📅︎ Apr 20
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"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep...

"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived." - Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder and editor of The Chicago Defender, the most widely circulated black newspaper in the US
📅︎ Feb 13
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"There is no greater agon...

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou
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"The greater the diffic...

"The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
📅︎ Feb 01
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The greater the artist, the greater the dou...

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize -- Robert Hughes
📅︎ Feb 13
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“Charity is certainly greater than...

“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.” ― St. Vincent de Paul
📅︎ Mar 24
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"All of us learn to write in t...

"All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things." — Bobby Knight
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"The Greater the Darkne...

"The Greater the Darkness, the Greater the Possibility for Light." -unknown
📅︎ Jan 19
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