Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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The great struggle has come. - Herodotus

By words the mind is winged. - Aristophanes

Every day is a great day for hockey. - Mario Lemieux

Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind. - Patanjali

I have a great relationship with Roger Ailes. - Donald Trump

I have a great relationship with the Mexican people. - Donald Trump

The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable. - Seneca

Like attracts like and we attract just what we are in mind. - Ernest Holmes

Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. - Samuel Johnson

No farmer ever plowed a field by turning it over in his mind. - George E. Woodbury

My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me. - Christopher Paolini

Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. - Montaigne

I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money. - Marlon Brando

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. - Mohandas K. Gandhi

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. - Demosthenes

I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation. - Terry Pratchett

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. - Abraham Lincoln

Our Air Corps reunion was held to rememmorate the great things we done. - Archie Bunker

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. - Mark Twain

Most of life's great moments happen when your phone is in your pocket. - Unknown

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision something, you can do it. - Arnold Schwarzenegger

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. - Thornton Wilder

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. - Charles De Montesquieu

You have to be first, different, or great. If you're one of them, you may make it. - Loretta Lynn

The practice of medicine is a thinker's job, the practice of surgery a plumber's. - Martin H. Fischer

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority. - Aldous Huxley

may I be I is the only prayer - not may I be great or good or beautiful or wise or strong. - e e cummings

Time is that wherein there is opportunity, and opportunity is that wherein there is no great time. - Hippocrates

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon

In my mind, I've always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y'all just didn't know yet. - Will Smith

The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense. - Edsgar Dijkstra

The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known. For a man by nothing is so well betrayed, as by his manners. - Edmund Spenser

The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it. - Oscar Wilde

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless. - Tim Blixseth

A great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. - Franklin P Adams

A little House well fill'd, a little Field well till'd, and a little Wife well will'd, are great Riches. - Benjamin Franklin

Concentrating on poses clears the mind, while focusing on the breath helps the body shift out of fight or flight mode. - Melanie Haiken

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself. - Cicero

She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great, but how to laugh through it. - Liza Minnelli

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in. - Kay Boyle


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19-Jul-2018